Expansions

Solvay expanding operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Solvay, an advanced materials and specialty chemicals provider, today announced the completion of an expansion to its current operations in Greenville County. The expansion will create 30 new jobs.

Located at 7139 Augusta Road in Piedmont, Solvay’s expansion includes the recently acquired Cytec Engineered Materials and increases the company’s capacity to meet growing demand.

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Cypress Creek Renewables expanding operations in Anderson County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Cypress Creek Renewables (Cypress Creek), a leading solar and storage energy company, today announced plans to grow operations in South Carolina with a new solar project in Anderson County. The company has taken the first steps to invest up to $68 million in a 50-megawatt (MW) solar facility in the county, capable of powering 9,100 homes annually.

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Interfor Corporation expanding sawmill operations in Dorchester County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Interfor Corporation (Interfor), a leading forest product producing company, today announced plans to expand operations at its Summerville sawmill in Dorchester County. The company will invest $30 million to increase production capacity to meet growing demand for its products, improve manufacturing productivity and enhance its product mix.

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Southern Current expanding operations in Lee County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, today announced plans to expand operations in Lee County. The company is investing $38.8 million into the expansion.

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Arnett Engineered Solutions, LLC establishing operations in Bamberg County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Arnett Engineered Solutions, LLC (Arnett), a pump and valve manufacturer and provider, today announced plans to establish operations in Bamberg County. The new operations will create 19 new jobs.

Established in 2013, Arnett designs, manufactures and distributes valves and pumps for a large portfolio of companies in various industries.

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Grey Ghost Bakery expanding operations in Charleston County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Grey Ghost Bakery, a made-from-scratch cookie baking company, today announced plans to expand operations in Charleston County. The $395,000 investment will create 25 new jobs.

Founded in 2011, Grey Ghost Bakery uses premium ingredients to create made-from-scratch, hand-formed cookies in flavors such as lemon sugar, molasses spice, chocolate espresso, chocolate bourbon and more.

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Your Crawlspace, Inc. expanding operations in Charleston County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Your Crawlspace, Inc. (YCS), a patented crawlspace encapsulation manufacturing and distribution company, today announced plans to expand operations in Charleston County. The more than $3.6 million investment will create 40 new jobs over the next five years.

Headquartered in Charleston County, YCS is a family-owned company that creates vapor barrier systems that provide a damage-free seal throughout treated areas.

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Wild West of Myrtle Beach, Inc. expanding operations in Horry County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Wild West of Myrtle Beach, Inc. (Wild West), a boots and apparel retailer, today announced plans to expand operations in Horry County. The more than $2.5 million investment will create 40 new jobs over the next five years.

Founded in 1996, Wild West is a family-owned and -operated company that retails and distributes men’s, women’s and children’s boots and accessories.

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Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation expanding operations in Lexington County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nephron) today announced the opening of Nephron Nitrile, a plant that will produce American-made, medical-grade nitrile gloves. Read More

STAR EV expanding operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – STAR EV, a specialized electric vehicle manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The more than $8.7 million investment will create 50 new jobs.

Founded in 2003, STAR EV manufactures golf carts, off-road carts and other recreational vehicles and distributes from more than 200 locations worldwide. The company also offers a line of accessories such as flip sets, tires, brush guards and stereos.

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