Success Stories

Coca-Cola Consolidated Investing $5 Million and Creating 20 New Jobs

November 2, 2017

Coca-Cola Consolidated today announced plans to construct a new $5 million sales and distribution center at the Cypress Ridge Industrial Park in Ridgeland, S.C. The company will be bringing 45 existing jobs with the operation and creating at least 20 new jobs. Coca-Cola Consolidated has seven locations in South Carolina and employs more than 1,200 […]

$520 million expansion includes the addition of office operations and brings Volvo Cars' South Carolina investment to more than $1 billion

September 25, 2017

Volvo Cars today announced that it is investing an additional $520 million in its Berkeley County operations and creating 1,910 new jobs. This new commitment adds to the company’s initial 2015 announcement and brings the collective total to more than $1 billion in investment and 3,900 jobs, respectively. Under construction currently, Volvo Cars’ Berkeley County […]

Samsung Electronics to Open $380 Million Manufacturing Plant in Newberry County

July 21, 2017

Samsung, one of the world’s leading technology companies, is opening a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Newberry County. The $380 million facility will produce some of Samsung’s most popular, industry-leading appliances and generate more than 950 new jobs over the next three years.

Ruiz Foods Expands Existing Florence County Manufacturing Facility

July 11, 2017

Ruiz Food Products, Inc., a producer of frozen food and snack products, is expanding its existing Florence County operations. The $79 million investment is expected to create 705 new jobs over the next several years. El Monterey™ is the flagship frozen Mexican food brand for Ruiz Foods and the top-selling brand of frozen Mexican food in […]

GE Renewable Energy Selects Clinton, SC for New Test Facility

July 11, 2017

GE Renewable Energy recently announced that it has selected Clinton, South Carolina for a new research and development facility. The $29 million facility will be used to test prototype bearing designs and evaluate next generation bearing technology for the GE’s Onshore Wind business. The new facility will be located at 19267 SC-72, Clinton, SC, and […]

Sumter Easy Home Invests $37 Million in Manufacturing Facility

June 23, 2017

Sumter Easy Home LLC, a supplier of housewares and other retail goods, is locating their new manufacturing operations in Sumter County. The development is projected to bring $37 million of capital investment and create 88 new jobs. Sumter Easy Home LLC produces and distributes home organization and housewares to a variety of clients, including Walmart […]

TICO Manufacturing Expands Operations in Jasper County

June 21, 2017

TICO (Terminal Investment Corporation), a manufacturer of terminal tractors and related equipment for the port, intermodal, and distribution industry sectors, will expand their operations at Cypress Ridge Industrial Park in Ridgeland with the addition of a parts distribution center as part of their product support program. Currently employing 145 at the Ridgeland site, TICO’s expansion […]

SC Ports Breaks Ground on Inland Port Dillon

March 13, 2017

Today officials broke ground on the site of Inland Port Dillon, a South Carolina Ports Authority facility slated to open in early 2018 to support growing intermodal cargo volumes between the Port of Charleston and markets throughout the Carolinas, Northeast and Midwest. Located within the Carolinas I-95 Mega Site, Inland Port Dillon has close proximity […]

BB&T Expands its Greenville County Operations

February 16, 2017

BB&T, one of the largest financial services holding companies in the United States, today announced the construction of a new facility in Greenville County. The development represents a capital investment of $30 million. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., BB&T operates more than 2,196 financial centers in 15 states and offers a full range of consumer and […]

Verizon Wireless Invests $3.5 million and creates 260 New Jobs in Upstate

February 16, 2017

Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest provider of telecommunications products and services, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is investing $3.5 million and creating 260 new jobs. Employing a diverse workforce of more than 160,000 and headquartered in New York, Verizon Wireless and its industry-leading network provide […]