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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.

Advancing Advances

Oct 02, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

From a manufacturer of high-voltage cables to a super-sophisticated startup whose physics-driven platform could revolutionize the transmission of data, the Midlands is brimming with brain-powered companies that advance advanced manufacturing.

UofSC to lead expansion of advanced manufacturing industry in S.C.

Sep 20, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The Palmetto State is rapidly becoming the destination of choice for some of the world’s largest manufacturers, and the University of South Carolina is working to make it home to cutting-edge advanced manufacturing research and workforce development.

The Fitts Company Diversifies and Expands in Calhoun County

Jun 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

With more than 40,000 installations completed so far, the company has expanded out of its Lexington County operations and into a new, larger headquarters facility it built and moved into last December in Calhoun County while maintaining a portion of the Lexington County facility as warehousing.

Full Speed Ahead For Midlands Boat Builder

May 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Working out of a 200,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Whitmire, Sea Pro has more than 100 employees. Hancock says it is on target for the five-year goals of 238 workers and $5.5 million capital investment announced by the S.C. Department of Commerce in 2015.

Orangeburg’s Husqvarna Facility Has History To Match Its Parent

Mar 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Over many decades and through many names, an Orangeburg facility has been churning out lawn mowers to keep yards and fields tidy across South Carolina and around the world.

Basket Manufacturer Hopes for Mild Winter

Feb 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Terry Roof and many members of his family have spent their entire careers making baskets. “When I was born, my parents put me in a basket,” Roof jokes. “When I outgrew it, they put me in a bigger one. This is all I’ve ever done."

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