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Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: March 27, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of March 20 includes: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 1:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will attend the Florence County Day Luncheon, Capital City Club, 1201 Main Street #2500, Columbia, S.C. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 12:15 PM: Gov. McMaster will be the…

Ackerson-Stevens Expanding Greenwood County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ackerson-Stevens Inc. (ASI), a lumber company and manufacturer of custom moldings and flooring accessories, is expanding its existing Greenwood County operations. To accommodate the firm’s continued growth, ASI intends to create 15 new positions and make a capital investment of $…

GE Healthcare Expanding Its Florence County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – GE Healthcare is expanding its existing magnet resonance imaging (MRI) components production operations in Florence County. The new $40 million capacity expansion is projected to create 100 new jobs.    Headquartered in Chicago, Ill., GE Healthcare, a unit of General…

Gov. Henry McMaster's Schedule: Monday, March 20, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster's schedule for Monday, March 20 includes the following: 2:00 PM: Governor McMaster will join SCPRT and tourism industry leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new South Carolina welcome center on Interstate 77 South near the North Carolina border, I-…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: March 20, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of March 20 includes: Monday, March 20, 2:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will join SCPRT and tourism industry leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new South Carolina welcome center on Interstate 77 South near the North Carolina border, I-…

Dominion Establishing New Solar Farm In Jasper County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dominion, a Richmond, Va.-based energy company, which also owns Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, LLC, an interstate natural gas pipeline firm located in Columbia, S.C., is establishing a new solar farm operation in Jasper County. The company is expected to invest at least $100…

MP Husky Expanding Its Greenville County Manufacturing Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – MP Husky, one of the leading manufacturers of Cable Tray and Cable Bus systems in the United States and Canada, is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in Greenville County. To accommodate increased customer demand, the company will be creating 50 new jobs.  …

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: March 13, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of March 13 includes: Wednesday, March 15, 7:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will speak at the 25th Annual Townes Dinner for the Governor’s School for Math and Science, Downtown Columbia Marriott, 1200 Hampton Street, Columbia, S.C. Friday, March…

Gestamp North America Expanding Existing Union County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gestamp, an international manufacturer of metal automotive components, is expanding its existing facility in Union County in an effort to meet increased demand from local automotive original equipment manufacturers. The project is expected to bring $129 million in new capital…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Jonathan Jones As Next State Fire Marshal

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced Jonathan Jones as the next S.C. State Fire Marshal at the Firefighters Association’s Annual Luncheon on the State House grounds. Jones has 22 years of experience in emergency response training and operations. He has spent the last 15 years…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: March 6, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of March 6 includes: Wednesday, March 8, 7:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will speak at the 57th Annual South Carolina State Prayer Breakfast, Embassy Suites, 200 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, S.C. Thursday, March 9, 9:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will…

Alimex Establishing New Operations In Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Alimex, a producer of precision aluminum plates, is launching operations in Richland County. The company is bringing $2 million of new capital investment and creating 27 new jobs over the next five years.    Founded in Germany in 1970, Alimex supplies the worldwide metal…

ESA Renewables Launching New Aiken County Solar Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – ESA Renewables, an alternative energy provider, will be constructing a new, utility-scale solar farm in Aiken County. The development is expected to bring at least $11 million in capital investment.    ESA is a leading solar integration company with more than 500 solar…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: February 27, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of February 27 includes: Monday, February 27: Gov. McMaster and Mrs. McMaster will attend the National Governors Association and Republican Governors Association Winter meetings, Washington, D.C. Wednesday, March 1, 11:30 AM: Gov.…

Carver Companies Expanding Its Charleston County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Carver Companies, a diversified group of manufacturing and construction companies, will be expanding its Charleston County operations. Located in North Charleston, S.C., the expansion is expected to bring $13 million of new capital investment and lead to the creation of 22 new jobs…

Stephen Gamble Historic Floors And Finishes Locating New Operations In Aiken County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Stephen Gamble Historic Floors and Finishes, a premier wood flooring manufacturer, today announced that it will be locating its new facility in Aiken County. The development is expected to bring $2.5 million of capital investment and lead to the creation of 24 new jobs.  …

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: February 21, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of February 21 includes: Wednesday, February 22, 12:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will speak at the Annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Travel Luncheon at the Spartanburg Marriot, 299 North Church Street, Spartanburg, S.C. Friday,…

BB&T Expanding Its Greenville County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – BB&T, one of the largest financial services holding companies in the United States, today announced the construction of a new facility in Greenville County. The development represents a capital investment of $30 million.    Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., BB&T…

Verizon Wireless Expanding Greenville County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest provider of telecommunications products and services, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is investing $3.5 million and creating 260 new jobs.   Employing a diverse…

Statement From Governor Henry McMaster On The Passing Of Representative Joe Neal

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster today issued the following statement on the passing of Representative Joe Neal: “Peggy and I wish to extend our most heartfelt condolences to Representative Joe Neal’s family and loved ones. Throughout his remarkable career in public service, he was a…

Sencorables LLC Expanding Its Greenville County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sencorables LLC, a developer of diversified IoT (Internet of Things) products, today announced its plans for an expansion of its Greenville County operations. The company is expected to invest $3.5 million and create 25 jobs over the next three years.    Incorporated in…

Gov. Henry McMaster's Weekly Schedule: February 13, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster's schedule for the week of February 13 includes: Tuesday, February 14, 11:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will speak to the Palmetto Family Council’s Pastors Day at the State House, Baptist Collegiate Ministry Building, 819 Main Street, Columbia, S.C. Thursday, February…

Sundaram-Clayton Limited Launching First U.S. Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sundaram-Clayton Limited (SCL), a leading Indian manufacturer and supplier of aluminum cast products to global automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), today announced that it will be launching its first U.S. manufacturing operations in Dorchester County. By investing $…

The Carlstar Group Invests Significantly In Aiken County Facility

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Carlstar Group LLC, a global manufacturer of specialty wheels and tires, is investing in its existing facility to expand process and production capacity, which will accommodate the company’s continued growth. Carlstar is investing $6.9 million in the project and plans to create…

Public Notice Of Meeting

Governor's Cabinet Meeting  COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster will hold a public cabinet meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, February 8 at 10:00 AM. WHO: Governor's Cabinet  WHAT: Meeting to discuss the mission, priorities, successes, and future challenges facing the agency  WHEN: Tomorrow,…

Emerson Expanding Its ASCO Operations In Aiken County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Emerson, which manufactures and markets ASCO fluid automation products for a wide range of process and manufacturing industry applications, is expanding its ASCO operations in Aiken County. The expansion is expected to bring more than $8 million of capital investment and create 86…

Gov. Henry McMaster's Weekly Schedule: February 6, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster's schedule for the week of February 6 includes: Wednesday, February 8, 10:00 AM: Gov. McMaster will hold a Cabinet meeting, Room 252, Edgar A. Brown Building, State House grounds, Columbia, S.C. -###- Gov. Henry McMaster's Weekly Schedule: January 30, 2017…

Gov. McMaster Asks President For $5.18 Billion For SC Infrastructure Needs

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In a letter to President Donald Trump, Governor Henry McMaster requested that the president include two South Carolina projects in his national infrastructure plan. A copy of the letter can be found here. Emphasizing South Carolina’s unique position as an economic driver in the…

KION North America Expanding Operations In The Lowcountry

COLUMBIA, S.C. – KION North America, a member of KION Group AG, which is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial trucks, will be expanding its Dorchester County operations. To accommodate increased customer demand, KION will be investing $5.7 million in its existing operations,…

McMaster sworn in as SC governor after Haley resigns

By Jamie Self of The State  Exit Gov. Nikki Haley. Enter Gov. Henry McMaster. South Carolina’s lieutenant governor became its governor Tuesday, within an hour of Haley being confirmed as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and resigning from her job as the state’s chief executive. After…