Advanced Materials

State of South Carolina announces 2020 industry recruitment results

The South Carolina Department of Commerce today released its 2020 industry recruitment results. In total, the state won 126 economic development projects, accounting for $4 billion in capital investment and 11,147 new jobs.

"Team South Carolina continues to cultivate a diverse economy in all corners of our state," said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. "To increase our recruitment to $4 billion in capital investment - particularly during an unprecedented year - takes a remarkable amount of collaboration and unwavering commitment from many partners across this state."

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S.C. Commerce and DHEC launch Recycling Markets Directory

Recycling Markets DirectoryThe South Carolina Department of Commerce and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced the launch of a new online recycling tool that creates a network for recyclable materials. Read More

S.C. Commerce launches Business Development website

 The South Carolina Department of Commerce today announced the launch of a new business development website. This online platform offers S.C. companies – of all sizes – a multitude of valuable resources throughout the phases of development and growth.

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Non-essential businesses in South Carolina to temporarily close

COLUMBIA, S.C. - In response to the announced temporary closure of non-essential businesses in the state, S.C. Commerce has expanded its online resources to assist companies in navigating the impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Faddis Concrete Products launching Chester County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. Faddis Concrete Products, an American-owned provider of high-quality precast concrete products, today announced plans to establish operations in Chester County. The $6.7 million investment will create 60 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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KP Components Inc. expanding Pickens County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. KP Components Inc., a Denmark-based supplier that specializes in fully-automated machining of complex parts for a variety of industries, today announced plans to expand its Pickens County operations. The more than $16 million investment is expected to generate 47 new jobs.

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Accurate Brazing expanding Greenville County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. Accurate Brazing, a full-service vacuum brazing and heat treating company and subsidiary of Aalberts N.V., today announced plans to expand its Greenville County operations.  The $13 million expansion is expected to create eight additional jobs.

Since 1989, Accurate Brazing has provided complex and detailed heat treating and brazing applications

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Stoll Industries expanding Abbeville County operations

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LAB Medical Manufacturing, Inc. launching operations in Charleston County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – LAB Medical Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of precision medical devices and components, today announced plans to open a new product division in Charleston County. The company is bringing approximately $5 million in capital investment and creating more than 30 jobs over the next five years.

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