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EngenuitySC Announces Inaugural Midlands Regional Competitiveness Week

Jan 16, 2018 ● By Emily Stevenson

The week, created to celebrate the rising regional competitiveness of the Columbia Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), will be headlined by the release of the latest Midlands Regional Competitiveness Report and is presented by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.

CRC Expands Operations

Jan 11, 2018 ● By Kathleen Maris

To accommodate its growth, Carolina's Rigging & Crane will be adding 17 jobs in Richland County.

Celerian Group Acquires Karna

Jan 10, 2018 ● By Kathleen Maris

The acquisition adds public health expertise, data analytics, IT, and other services that complement and expand the Celerian Group’s comprehensive offerings.

Woodfield Systems USA, Inc. to Open Facility

Nov 21, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

With a capital investment of $1.5 million, the company is expected to create 50 new jobs.

Life Sciences Advances in S.C.

Oct 27, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

At least two life sciences needles seem to be moving—the state’s industry, which is providing an estimated annual economic impact of $11.4 billion—and SCBIO itself, which is growing rapidly as the industry’s primary state association.

Five Construction Crews Currently Active in the BullStreet District

Oct 11, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Workers on site are moving forward on a range of projects, including a 20-acre public park, residential development, historic renovation for a restaurant and more.

Upstate Bidding on Amazon HQ2

Oct 04, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

With the hundreds, perhaps thousands of RFPs en route to Seattle, does South Carolina have a chance?

Giti Tire announces first U.S. factory in Richburg

Oct 04, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The new 1.7 million square-foot facility anticipates creating 1,700 local jobs as part of Walmart’s commitment to buy an additional $250 billion in products supporting American jobs by 2023.

Kershaw County: Concentrating on Tech Training

Oct 02, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Over the past five years, Kershaw County has seen more than $243 million in new capital investment and more than 600 new jobs. And that’s not even the best news.

Aerospace: Leveling the Plane Field

Oct 02, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Since Boeing’s 2009 announcement to move to South Carolina—a $1 billion investment now—aerospace today accounts for $19 billion in economic impact here.

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