Advanced Manufacturing

SKF expanding Sumter County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SKF, a global leader in bearing manufacturing, today announced plans to expand its Sumter County operations. The company’s $26 million investment is projected to create 10 new jobs.

SKF manufactures bearings of all sizes and serves applications and markets, including military, medical, semi-conductor and the standard catalogue business.

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DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc. establishing operations in York County

COLUMBIA, S.C. - DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Inc., an interior construction company that uses technology for client-driven design and manufacturing, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The $18.5 million investment is expected to create more than 100 jobs. 
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Sapience Automation to establish operations in Berkeley County

COLUMBIA, S.C.Sapience Automation, a full-service integrator of robot systems, is establishing operations in Berkeley County. The $500,000 investment is expected to create 26 new jobs. 

Focusing on the integration of industrial robots for manufacturers and supporting existing users of robots, Sapience Automation also works with automation, paint, system integration and various other operations. 

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MM Technics expanding operations in Newberry County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – MM Technics, an American subsidiary of automotive supplier Muhr Metalltechnik, is expanding its Newberry County operations. The $6 million investment is creating 35 new jobs. 

MM Technics uses state-of-the-art machineries like servo presses and automated welding equipment to supply automotive companies throughout the United States and Europe. 

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Colonial Precast Concrete of Carolina, LLC establishing Colleton County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. Colonial Precast Concrete of Carolina, LLC, a leading manufacturer of prestressed and precast concrete products, today announced plans to establish manufacturing operations in Colleton County. The more than $2.5 million investment is expected to create approximately 55 new jobs.

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R&E Automated Systems expanding Spartanburg County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. R&E Automated Systems, an internationally-recognized leader in the automation, engineering and prototype build industries, today announced plans to expand operations in Spartanburg County. The $12 million investment is expected to create 176 new jobs. 

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DC Machine expanding Dorchester County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. DC Machine, an industrial design and machining center that manufactures close tolerance components, is expanding its existing Dorchester County operations. The company’s investment of $9.5 million is expected to create 63 new jobs.

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Big Gun Robotics LLC expanding operations in Newberry County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Big Gun Robotics LLC, a robotic welding company that supplies heavy equipment manufacturers, is expanding its operations in Newberry County. The more than $3.6 million investment is creating 16 new jobs over the next five years.

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GE breaks ground on first Power & Water Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C.General Electric (GE) today broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art Power & Water advanced manufacturing facility, announcing plans to invest $400 million and create more than 80 new jobs over the next 10 years in Greenville County to expand the company’s advanced manufacturing capabilities.
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Volvo Cars growing Berkeley County operations, creating more than 1,900 new jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Volvo Cars today announced that it is investing an additional $520 million in its Berkeley County operations and creating 1,910 new jobs. This new commitment adds to the company's initial 2015 announcement and brings the collective total to more than $1 billion in investment and 3,900 jobs, respectively.

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