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Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: January 22, 2018

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of January 22 includes: Tuesday, January 23, 3:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will speak to the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s Business Speaks program, Blatt…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: January 17, 2018

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of January 16 includes: Due to potentially dangerous travel conditions from winter weather, Gov. McMaster's previously scheduled delivery of the annual…

Home Fashions International Expanding Its Cherokee County Operations

Home Fashions International is expanding its existing operations in Cherokee County. The $5.5 million investment is expected to create 60 new jobs. Since 1994, Home Fashions International has been…

Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware Expanding Presence in Two S.C. Counties

Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware, manufacturers and suppliers of wire rope, rigging and safety solutions for a wide range of industries, are expanding…

Zylö Therapeutics Locating New Operations in Greenville County

Zylö Therapeutics, a developer of state-of-the-art technology for the pharmaceutical industry, is locating new operations in Greenville County. The company is expected to create 30 new jobs.   Zylö…

Gov. Henry McMaster Directs SCDHHS to Pursue Work Requirements for Medicaid Recipients

Gov. Henry McMaster today directed the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) to immediately seek federal waivers to establish work requirements for South Carolina’s Medicaid…

Tree Brand Packaging, Inc. Launching New Orangeburg County Operations

Tree Brand Packaging, Inc., a manufacturer of wood pallets, skids and specialty crating, is launching its new operations in Orangeburg County. With a capital investment of $1.3 million, the company…

Gov. Henry McMaster Reiterates Support for H.3643, Calls for its Immediate Passage in S.C. Senate

Governor Henry McMaster today called on the S.C. Senate to immediately pass H. 3643, an important bill ensuring protection from anti-Semitic hate crimes, in time for signing on International…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: January 8, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of January 8 includes: Monday, January 8, 2:00 PM: Gov. McMaster unveiled the FY 2018-19 Executive Budget, State House, first floor, Columbia, S.C.…

Gov. Henry McMaster Unveils Fiscal Year 2018-19 Executive Budget

Governor Henry McMaster today announced the FY 2018-2019 Executive Budget – a balanced budget that prioritizes taxpayer savings in the form of an income tax cut that, in its first five years of…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Eliminating State Income Taxes for Retirees Who Served in Uniform

Governor Henry McMaster today announced a bold tax reform proposal, included in the 2018-19 Executive Budget, that permanently and fully exempts military veterans and retired first responders,…

Gov. Henry McMaster Authorizes S.C. National Guard to Deploy Resources for Winter Weather Recovery

Governor Henry McMaster today gave formal authorization to the South Carolina National Guard to place guardsmen on active duty to assist in the recovery of areas affected by the ongoing winter…

Tidewater Boats Growing Its Lexington County Operations

idewater Boats, a designer and manufacturer of premier saltwater boats, is growing its Lexington County operations. To accommodate the production of larger models, the company is investing $8.3…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: January 2, 2018

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of January 2 includes: Wednesday, January 3, 9:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will testify before the USTR/TPSC Public Hearing regarding the International Trade…

Gov. Henry McMaster Declares Public Health Emergency for Opioid Epidemic

Governor Henry McMaster was joined today by members of the General Assembly, cabinet agency officials, and members of the state’s law enforcement community to declare a statewide public health…

Thermo King Locating New Operations in Berkeley County

Thermo King, a provider of transportation refrigeration solutions, is locating new manufacturing operations in Berkeley County. In order to serve the rapidly-growing automotive sector in South…

Firefly Distillery, LLC Expanding and Moving Operations in Charleston County

Firefly Distillery, LLC, a South Carolina-based beverage provider, is expanding its Charleston County operations by constructing a new distillery in North Charleston, S.C. The $7.3 million investment…

Cypress Creek Renewables Constructing New Solar Plant in Orangeburg County

Cypress Creek Renewables, a company that specializes in the ownership and development of long-term solar energy projects, today announced a new $115 million solar project in Orangeburg County. The…

Fab Fours Inc. Growing Operations In Lancaster County

Fab Fours Inc., one of the largest aftermarket bumper manufacturers in the world, is expanding its Lancaster County operations. The $5.7 million capital investment is projected to create 88 new jobs…

Stanley Black & Decker Opening Manufacturing Center In York County

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), one of the world’s largest tool and storage companies, is opening a new manufacturing facility in York County. The new operations are projected to bring $31…

Precision Jig & Fixture South Growing Its Spartanburg County Operations

Precision Jig & Fixture South, a full-service inspection tooling manufacturer, is expanding its existing Spartanburg County operations. The $6.5 million capital investment is expected to create…

Governor McMaster Announces 2018 Slate of South Carolina Chef Ambassadors

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster today named the 2018 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors. Each year, chefs from across South Carolina are nominated to serve as the state’s culinary ambassadors and…

Allied Air Enterprises Investing in Orangeburg County Facility

Allied Air Enterprises, a manufacturer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) solutions, has committed to investing approximately $10 million at its existing Orangeburg County…

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation Expanding Lexington County Facility

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nephron), a manufacturer of sterile inhalation and 503B outsourcing medications, today announced a $12.5 million expansion to add 36,000 square feet of…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: December 4, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of December 4 includes: Monday, December 4, 3:30 PM: Gov. McMaster will participate in the swearing in ceremony of Mr. Edward T. McMullen, Jr. as the…

Bosch Group Growing Anderson County Operations

Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services, is expanding its existing Anderson County operations. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is bringing $152 million of…

Governor's Mansion Christmas Open House Scheduled For December 4

Governor Henry McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, and the First Family invite South Carolinians and their families to join them for a Christmas Open House on Monday, December 4, from 5:30 PM to 7:…

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

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of November 27 includes: Monday, November 27, 11:00 AM: Gov. McMaster and Mrs. McMaster attended Mrs. Iris Campbell’s funeral, All Saints Episcopal Church…

Woodfield Systems USA, Inc. Opening Operations in Richland County

Woodfield Systems USA, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of bulk liquid and gas handling equipment, is locating a new manufacturing center in Richland County. With a capital investment of $1.5…

WestRock to Upgrade Florence County Operations

WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, announced today a planned investment in its Florence County kraft linerboard mill. This new investment will…

Gov. Henry McMaster Names Next Director of the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice

Governor Henry McMaster today announced Freddie Pough as the next director of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). Mr. Pough has served as acting director of the agency since…

Heatworks Growing Charleston County Operations

Heatworks, a manufacturer of innovative tankless water heaters, is expanding their Charleston County operations. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is creating approximately 60 new jobs…

McCall Farms Expanding Florence County Operations

McCall Farms, the South Carolina-based manufacturers of Margaret Holmes, Glory Foods, Peanut Patch Boiled Peanuts and Bruce’s Yams, is investing $35 million to expand its existing Florence County…

Gov. Henry McMaster and DEW Executive Director Announce Cuts to Unemployment Tax Rate

Governor Henry McMaster was joined today by S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) Executive Director Cheryl Stanton and business leaders from around the state to announce that for the…

Teknoware Establishing New Operations in Horry County

Teknoware, a Finland-based manufacturing firm, today announced plans to establish operations in Horry County. The company will hire approximately 45 employees and make a capital investment of $5.8…

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

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of November 13 includes: Monday, November 13, 11:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will hold a media availability following a tour of Timmonsville High School, 304…

Vetroresina LLC Growing its Operations in Greenville County

Vetroresina LLC, a manufacturer of fiber-reinforced polyester laminates, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. To accommodate continued growth, the company is investing $7.5…

Finalcontrol, Inc. Launching New Operations in Charleston County

Finalcontrol, Inc., a quality assurance provider for manufacturing companies, is locating new operations in Charleston County. The project is expected to create 34 new jobs over the next year.   …

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Next Department of Health and Human Services Director

Governor Henry McMaster today announced Joshua Baker as the next director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).   “Mr. Baker’s top-level policy expertise, combined…

ACE Bakery, LLC Expanding Cherokee County Operations

ACE Bakery, LLC, an artisan bakery that produces par-baked breads for retail customers, is expanding its existing Cherokee County operations. The $31.9 million investment is expected to create 40 new…