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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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Pee Dee Extractors, LLC establishing operations in Marion County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Pee Dee Extractors, LLC, a hemp processing company, today announced plans to establish operations in Marion County. The company’s more $2.9 million investment is projected to create 25 new jobs. 

Using a carbon dioxide extraction method, Pee Dee Extractors, LLC processes hemp for CBD and its byproducts. 

Located at 1506 U.S. 378 in Gresham, Pee Dee Extractors, LLC’s new facility will serve as a location where the company can grow hemp for seed production and also research development. 

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McCall Farms expanding Florence County operations


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Portucel, S.A. establishing operations in Greenwood County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – An industrial company is establishing operations in Greenwood County to convert forest matter into wood pellets. Portucel, S.A. is investing $110 million to open a manufacturing facility in Greenwood, S.C. The investment is expected to create 70 new jobs.

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Canfor Southern Pine upgrading its Kershaw County facility

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Canfor Southern Pine, a leading integrated forest products company, today announced it will upgrade its existing Camden, S.C. sawmill in Kershaw County. The company is projected to invest $40 million in the project.

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Keurig Green Mountain creating 500 jobs in South Carolina with new Spartanburg County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig), a leader in specialty coffee and innovative single-serve brewing systems, today announced plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, S.C. The company is projected to bring $350 million of capital investment and create 500 new jobs.

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SOPAKCO expanding Marion County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. - SOPAKCO, a world leader in the design, processing and packaging of processed foods, is expanding its Marion County operations.

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Alo establishing operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. Alo, one of the world’s leading suppliers in the agricultural machinery industry, today announced plans to establish operations in Greenville County. The $6 million investment is expected to create 44 new jobs over the next five years.

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Victor Hoppenstein's Brewlab locating new operations in Charleston County

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Victor Hoppenstein's Brewlab, a local, craft brewing operation, is locating its new production operations in Charleston County. The company's $1.1 million investment is projected to create 16 new jobs.

Located at 2200 Heriot Street in Charleston, S.C., production operations are projected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2019. The company will be producing a wide variety of craft beer and constructing a new taproom.

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