Advanced Manufacturing

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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Douglas Machine Shop, Inc. expanding operations in Chesterfield County

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Douglas Machine Shop, Inc., a custom metal fabricator and machine shop, today announced plans to expand its current operations in Chesterfield County. The more than $2.5 million investment is projected to create 13 new jobs.
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Prodigy Cabinetry establishing operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Prodigy Cabinetry, a manufacturer of European-styled cabinetry, today announced new operations in Greenville County. The company's $2.5 million investment will create 80 new jobs.
 
Prodigy Cabinetry is a new cabinet manufacturer that utilizes online tools and state-of-the-art woodworking equipment to provide seamless solutions to cabinetry retailers that design kitchens and bathrooms.
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Materials Sciences LLC expanding operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Materials Sciences LLC (MSC), an engineering services and manufacturing company, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The $4.2 million investment is expected to create 34 new jobs.
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Huber Engineered Woods LLC establishing operations in Dillon County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Huber Engineered Woods LLC (HEW), a leading manufacturer of specialty building products throughout the United States, today announced plans to establish operations in Dillon County. The company’s $30 million investment is projected to create 30 new jobs. 

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Sea Pro Boats, LLC expanding operations in Fairfield County

COLUMBIA, S.C. -  Sea Pro Boats, LLC, a saltwater fishing boat manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Fairfield County. The more than $3 million investment is expected to create 135 new jobs.

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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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