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Pacolet Milliken Enterprises Launching New Solar Project in Union County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Pacolet Milliken Enterprises is launching a new renewable energy operation, Midway Green Solar, LLC, in Union County. This project is expected to bring approximately $12 million of capital investment. Pacolet Milliken Enterprises, Inc. is a private, family-owned investment…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: July 30, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of July 30th includes: Tuesday, July 31st, 10:00 AM: Gov. McMaster will hold a Ceremonial Bill Signing for H. 4727 - Conservation Bank Trust Fund, Governor’s Office, first floor, State House, Columbia, S.C. Wednesday, August 1st, 10:00…

Ridgeland Pellet Company Launching New Manufacturing Operations in Jasper County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ridgeland Pellet Company, LLC today announced plans to launch new manufacturing operations in Jasper County. The company’s $8.1 million investment is projected to create 27 new jobs over the next five years. A manufacturer of wood pellets used in home heating fuel,…

Sharonview Federal Credit Union Expanding Corporate Headquarters Within Lancaster County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sharonview Federal Credit Union, a provider of financial services, today announced it is relocating and expanding its corporate headquarters in Lancaster County. The company’s $42 million capital investment is projected to create more than 115 new jobs.  Established…

Ingevity Establishing New Corporate Headquarters in Charleston County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ingevity Corporation(NYSE: NGVT), a North Charleston-based specialty chemicals manufacturer, today announced it is establishing a new corporate headquarters in Charleston County. Ingevity will invest $5 million in the project, which is projected to create at least 100 new jobs…

Gov. Henry McMaster Appoints Former S.C. Attorney General Charlie Condon as Chairman of Santee Cooper’s Board of Directors

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced the interim appointment of former South Carolina Attorney General Charlie Condon as chairman of Santee Cooper’s board of directors. Mr. Condon will begin serving immediately.  The governor's nomination of Mr. Condon as chairman of the public…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: July 24, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of July 23rd includes: Monday, July 23rd to Tuesday, July 24th: Gov. McMaster will participate in the Republican Governors Association’s Executive Roundtable Quarterly Meeting, Aspen, CO. Friday, July 27th at 10:15 AM: Gov. McMaster…

Schuff Steel Company Launching York County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Schuff Steel Company, part of the DBM Global Inc. family of companies and an operating subsidiary of HC2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCHC), today announced it is launching new manufacturing operations in York County. The company’s $9 million capital investment is projected to create…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: July 16, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of July 16th includes: Monday, July 16th-Tuesday, July 17th: Gov. McMaster will attend the Farnborough International Airshow, London, United Kingdom. -###- Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: July 9, 2018 COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov.…

Gov. Henry McMaster Orders SCDHHS to Continue Family Planning Program, Terminate Abortion Clinics from the Medicaid Program

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2018-21, which directs the S.C. Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) to utilize carry-forward funds to continue the Family Planning program and to terminate abortion clinics as Medicaid providers. Among the governor’…

Kuehne Nagel, Inc. Launching Operations in Charleston County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Kuehne + Nagel, Inc., a global transport and logistics company, is launching operations in Charleston County. With this new facility, the company will be creating 180 jobs over the next three years. Established in 1890, Kuehne + Nagel has grown into one of the world’s…

Samsung to Open Connected Customer Care Center in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Samsung Electronics America, Inc.today announced plans to open a cutting-edge customer care center in Greenville County. Established in partnership with Alorica, one of the world’s leading platforms for customer interactions, the new Connected Customer Care Center will…

Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court Nomination

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster today released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court: “I have no doubt that Judge Brett Kavanaugh will make an outstanding Justice of the Supreme Court and will strictly…

Container Maintenance Corporation Launching Dillon County Facility

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Container Maintenance Corporationtoday announced plans to open a new facility in Dillon County. Designed to support the newly-opened Inland Port Dillon, Container Maintenance of Dillon is bringing $11.5 million of capital investment and creating approximately 54 jobs.…

Synthomer Expanding Its Manufacturing Operations in Spartanburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Synthomer today announced plans to expand its existing manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing $16 million and is expected to create 10 new jobs as a result. Synthomer is one of the world’s top suppliers of acrylic and vinyl emulsion…

BLG Logistics Locating New Operations in Charleston County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – BLG Logistics, a global leader in third-party logistics services, today announced it is locating new operations in Charleston County. Designed to support Mercedes-Benz Vans’ production operations, the company’s new logistics facility is projected to create 28 jobs.…

Southern Current Launching New Solar Projects in Anderson County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with five new facilities throughout Anderson County. The company is investing $30 million in these projects.  Southern Current is…

Monti, Inc. Expanding Greenwood County Manufacturing Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Monti, Inc., a leading industrial manufacturer, fabricator and specialized processor of electrical distribution components, today announced plans to expand its existing Greenwood County operations. The company’s $2.7 million investment is projected to create 19 new jobs.…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Opioid Emergency Response Plan

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced the South Carolina Opioid Emergency Response Plan, which details strategy and guidance developed to support state and local efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. The state Opioid Emergency Response Plan was developed as part of the ongoing…

ACL Airshop Announces New Greenville County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – ACL Airshop, a global leader in custom unit load device (ULD) solutions, today announced plans to construct a new air cargo products factory in Greenville, S.C. Through a $7.2 million investment, the company is projected to create approximately 32 new jobs. …

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: June 18, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of June 18th includes: Wednesday, June 20th at 11:00 AM: Gov. McMaster will attend Volvo Cars Global S60 Sedan Reveal, Volvo Car US Operations, 1801 Volvo Car Drive, Ridgeville, S.C. -###- Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: June 11…

Carolina Metal Finishing to Expand Lee County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Carolina Metal Finishing, a leader in powder coating and custom metal finishing, is expanding its existing operations in Lee County. The $1 million investment is projected to create approximately 20 new jobs. An affiliate of Paramount Metal Finishing in Linden, N.J.,…

Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster on May 2018 Unemployment Rate

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster today released the following statement in response to the May 2018 unemployment rate dropping to 4.0 percent from 4.2 percent in April. May's unemployment rate marks the lowest seasonally adjusted rate since December of 2000. "South Carolina just keeps…

ICL Expanding its Dorchester County Manufacturing Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – ICL, a leading global supplier of specialty minerals and chemicals, is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in Dorchester County. Aiming to increase capacity, the company’s investment is projected to create approximately 25 new jobs. Employing around 13,000…

BD Investing $150 Million in Sumter County Facility

COLUMBIA, S.C. – BD(Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today announced a $150 million investment in its existing Sumter County manufacturing facility. The company is projected to create an additional 125 new jobs over the next several years.  Employing…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: June 11, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of June 11th includes: Thursday, June 13, 9:00 AM:  Gov. McMaster will provide welcome remarks at the South Carolina State Firefighters Association’s Annual Conference, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street,…

JW Aluminum Investing $255 million in Berkeley County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – JW Aluminum, a manufacturer of flat-rolled aluminum products, today announced plans to expand its existing Berkeley County operations. The facility’s growth is expected to bring $255 million of capital investment and lead to the creation of 50 new jobs. Founded in Mount Holly…

Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster on Charleston Harbor Deepening Project

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster today released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's inclusion of $49 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 2018 Work Plan: “This is may be one of the most significant wins for…

Gov. Henry McMaster Signs Nine Bills Aimed at Combating Opioid Epidemic in S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster was joined today by the co-chairmen of the House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee, Rep. Phyllis Henderson and Rep. Russell Fry, cabinet agency officials, addiction treatment professionals, and other members of the General Assembly for a ceremonial…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: June 4, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of June 4th includes: Monday, June 4, 10:30 AM: Gov. McMaster was joined by members of the general assembly, cabinet agency officials, and addiction treatment professionals for a ceremonial bill signing today in Greenville for nine bills…

Koops, Inc. Expanding Greenville County Manufacturing Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Koops, Inc., a manufacturer of automation systems, is growing its existing Greenville County production operations. The company’s $2.2 million investment is projected to create 20 new jobs over the next five years. Koops, Inc. is a full-service systems integrator that…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: May 29, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of May 29th includes: Tuesday, May 29 at 12:45 PM: Gov. McMaster spoke to the Murrells Inlet Rotary Club meeting, Hot Fish Club, 4911 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, S.C. Wednesday, May 30 at 10:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will join…

Valagro Launching New Production Facility in Orangeburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Valagro, a producer of biostimulants and fertilizers for the agriculture industry, is launching its new production operations in Orangeburg County. The company’s $14 million investment is projected to create 47 new, high-skilled jobs. Founded in 1980 and headquartered in the…

Sunstrand, LLC Locating New Production Operations in Florence County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sunstrand, LLC today announced it is locating new biomaterial manufacturing operations in Florence County. The company is projected to bring $8.4 million of capital investment, leading to the creation of 42 new jobs. Working closely with farming partners to procure natural…

Carolina Composites to Expand Pioneer Boat Manufacturing Operations in Colleton County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Carolina Composites, doing business as Pioneer Boats, has announced that the company will expand its existing operations in Walterboro, S.C. Through its $3 million investment, the company is projected to create 92 jobs over the next five years.  Located at 208 Upchurch Lane…

RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation Creating 1,100 Jobs at New York County Corporate Headquarters

COLUMBIA, S.C. – RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation, a mortgage-servicing company that delivers innovative solutions for managing residential mortgages, today announced that its new corporate headquarters will be located in York County. The company’s $34 million investment is projected to…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: May 21, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of May 21st includes: Thursday, May 24, 10:00 AM: Gov. McMaster will hold a ceremonial bill signing for H.4077 Income Tax/Exceptional Needs Children’s Fund, Governor’s Mansion, Columbia, S.C. Monday, May 28, 1:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will…

Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster on NLRB International Association of Machinists Ruling at Boeing North Charleston

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster today released the following statement in response to the NLRB's decision to allow the International Association of Machinists to pursue unionization at the Boeing North Charleston plant: “South Carolina is great because of our great people. The Boeing Company…

Multiple JB Charleston C-17 Aircraft to Provide Airdrop Support for Army's 509th Infantry Regiment Readiness Exercise

En Route to Provide Airdrop Support for Army's 509th Infantry Regiment Readiness Exercise in Louisiana  Columbia, S.C. - Approximately 15 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from the 437th and 315th Airlift Wings based at Joint Base Charleston are scheduled to fly over the Cooper River Ravenel Bridge…

Keurig Green Mountain Creating 500 Jobs in South Carolina with New Spartanburg County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig), a leader in specialty coffee and innovative single-serve brewing systems, today announced plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, S.C. The company is projected to bring $350 million of…