Local Business News

Seth Stokes
June 26, 2018 - 10:41 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Merchant Iron Works today announced an expansion of its existing Sumter County operations. The company’s $2.5 million investment is projected to create 27 new jobs. With a combined staff of 35 experienced engineers, office support and fabrication personnel, Merchant Iron Works is a...
Read More
Seth Stokes
June 23, 2018 - 6:30 am
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 an owner and...
Read More
June 11, 2018 - 11:11 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Duke Energy has been powering South Carolina for more than a century, and continues to empower the minds of its students and the workforce of the future by investing in innovative education programs and initiatives. Emphasizing the importance of workforce development, literacy...
Read More
June 11, 2018 - 8:48 am
CHARLESTON, SC - June 11, 2018 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority announced 197,437 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled last month, a record for the month of May and the second-highest month of container traffic in the Port’s history. May TEU volume was 8.2 percent higher than...
Read More
South Carolina Radio Network
June 01, 2018 - 10:57 am
MAY 31, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK A small percentage of Boeing employees at the company’s North Charleston plant have decided to unionize. Roughly 60 percent of the plant’s 169 flight readiness technicians voted Thursday to join the International Association of Machinists. While it’s...
Read More
Brasfield & Gorrie
May 22, 2018 - 5:26 pm
General contractor Brasfield & Gorrie recently began construction on a new manufacturing facility in Anderson for Arthrex Inc.
Read More
Ed Jenson
May 17, 2018 - 2:04 pm
JTEKT North America today announced that it is investing $19.4 million to expand its existing Koyo Bearings production facility in Oconee County. The growth will result in the creation of 56 new jobs. Established in 1960, this manufacturing plant was purchased by JTEKT Group in 2010 and operates as...
Read More
Ed Jenson
May 02, 2018 - 12:20 pm
Lonza, one of the world’s leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenwood County. The company is investing $46 million over the next five years and is expected to generate 30 new jobs as a result...
Read More
South Carolina Radio Network
April 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
The South Carolina Ports Authority is looking to buy land further inland for future expansion.
Read More
SC Ports Authority
April 17, 2018 - 10:48 am
APRIL 16, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK South Carolina ports officials used two massive container cranes to break a ceremonial ribbon Monday for a new inland facility in Dillon. The $50 million Inland Port Dillon — what the State Ports Authority is calling a rail cargo transfer terminal — is...
Read More

Pages