Columbia, SC -UC Synergetic, an engineering and technical services company supporting power and communications utilities, is locating its corporate headquarters and engineering operations in York County. The company's $2.2 million investment is expected to bring 130 jobs to South Carolina.
The larger corporate office, which will be located at 123 N. White Street in Fort Mill, will accommodate additional staff in response to the company's growing list of clients. The company's commitment to Fort Mill for the next 10 years is expected to have a positive impact on the development of technical talent and job creation in South Carolina and across the country.
UC Synergetic is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pike Corporation, which acquired the company in 2012. The new headquarters in South Carolina will be used to support UC Synergetic's 36 offices located throughout the country and more than 1,200 employees.
"We are looking forward to being part of the community of business owners and entrepreneurs that are in Fort Mill. This move will help us spur local and national economic growth." -John Thompson, president of UC Synergetic
"UC Synergetic's new location is central to our Southeastern operations for electric utilities and communication companies." -J. Eric Pike, chairman and CEO of Pike Corporation, UC Synergetic's parent company
"We are excited UC Synergetic has decided to locate its headquarters in South Carolina - a reflection that our state's engineering and technical sector continues to grow. We congratulate them on their $2.2 million investment and 130 new jobs." -Gov. Nikki Haley
"Over the last few decades, South Carolina has become a state that is successfully recruiting high-tech jobs like the ones UC Synergetic will bring. Their presence here will help us retain and grow the talent we have in our state."-Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
"The decision by UC Synergetic to locate in York County proves that we are able to attract the best and brightest talent our regional workforce demands. In addition, UC Synergetic is a major player in the engineering of the exploding communications sector. UC Synergetic is an exciting addition to our growing list of technology-driven companies in York County." -Dr. Britt Blackwell, chairman of York County Council
FIVE FAST FACTS
- UC Synergetic is locating its corporate headquarters and engineering operations in York County, bringing 130 jobs with a $2.2 million investment.
- The corporate office will be located at 123 N. White Street in Fort Mill.
- UC Synergetic is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pike Corporation.
- UC Synergetic has 36 offices located throughout the country and more than 1,200 employees.
- UC Synergetic's existing offices in North Carolina will continue serving local and regional partners.
UC Synergetic has over 1,200 employees located throughout the country. UC Synergetic is a national engineering, technical services, and consulting company uniquely positioned to meet the demands of the energy delivery and communications sectors in the emerging Smart Grid using integrated and innovative solutions.