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Clarios expanding Oconee County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C.Clarios, a global leader in advanced battery solutions, today announced it is expanding operations in Oconee County. The company will invest approximately $16 million and create 12 new jobs.

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Southern Wall Products, Inc. selects Anderson County to establish the company's first South Carolina operation

COLUMBIA, S.C.Southern Wall Products, Inc. (Southern Wall Products), a manufacturer of drywall finishing products, today announced it selects Anderson County to establish the company’s first South Carolina operation. The $23 million investment will create 28 new jobs.

Established in 1981, Southern Wall Products manufactures and sells finishing solutions for the drywall industry under the Ruco brand name. The company produces ready-mix joint compound, ceiling textures, setting compounds and primers.

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Columbia Vehicle Group selects Aiken County to establish first South Carolina operation

COLUMBIA, S.C.Columbia Vehicle Group (Columbia), an electric vehicle manufacturer, today announced it selects Aiken County for the company’s first South Carolina operation. The company’s $12.2 million investment will create 180 new jobs.

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Delta Children's Products selects Orangeburg County to establish the company's first South Carolina operation

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Delta Children’s Products (Delta Children), a children’s furniture manufacturer, today announced it selects Orangeburg County to establish its first South Carolina operations. The company’s $33.1 million investment will create 123 new jobs.

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AESC grows Florence County operations with second expansion in 4 months

COLUMBIA, S.C.AESC, a world-leading battery technology company, today announced the expansion of its lithium-ion electric vehicle battery manufacturing operations in Florence County. The company’s $1.5 billion investment will create 1,080 new jobs.

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AGRU America expands operations in Williamsburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C.AGRU America, a U.S. manufacturer of engineering plastics solutions, announced today it is expanding operations in Williamsburg County. The company’s $7.8 million investment will create approximately six new jobs.

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Matica Group establishing first North American manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Matica Group (Matica), a global identity and payment solutions provider, today announced it is establishing its first North American manufacturing operation in Spartanburg County. The company’s $2 million investment will create 40 new jobs.

Headquartered in Switzerland, Matica designs, manufactures, and markets payment and identity systems. The company has 200 employees and 11 facilities worldwide, including a technology support office in Greenville County.

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Leonardo DRS selects Berkeley County to establish the company's first South Carolina operation

COLUMBIA, S.C.Leonardo DRS, through its subsidiary, DRS Naval Power Systems, today announced it selects Berkeley County to establish the company’s first South Carolina operation. The company’s approximate net investment of $120 million is expected to create 58 new jobs. 

Leonardo DRS is a leading provider of defense products and technologies. Its subsidiary, DRS Naval Power Systems, provides naval power and control technology solutions for the U.S. Navy and allied navies, and for commercial applications.

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EnerSys intends to grow South Carolina footprint by establishing new operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C.EnerSys (NYSE:ENS), a global leader in energy storage systems and solutions, today announced it plans to grow the company’s South Carolina footprint by establishing new operations in Greenville County. The $500 million investment has the potential to create 500 new jobs.

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Omron Automation selects Spartanburg County to establish the company's first South Carolina operation

COLUMBIA, S.C.Omron Automation (OMRON), a global leader in industrial automation technology, today announced it selects Spartanburg County to establish the company’s first South Carolina operation. The $9.2 million investment will create 162 new jobs in five years.

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