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Manufacturing

Leonardo DRS, through its subsidiary, DRS Naval Power Systems, has selected Berkeley County to establish the company’s first South Carolina operation. (Photo/Leonardo DRS)
Feb 27, 2024

Defense manufacturer to establish SC operations with $120M Berkeley County facility

The company provides naval power and control technology solutions for the U.S. Navy and allied navies.

Feb 20, 2024

Asian airlines order total of 49 North Charleston-based Boeing Dreamliners

Even as the company faces quality control questions, orders continue for …

This decision from High Rise, a hemp beverage manufacturer, to halt distribution stems from the recent confusion surrounding labeling requirements imposed by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. (Photo/High Rise)
Feb 9, 2024

Charleston beverage manufacturer halts SC distribution over new regulations 

Amid the challenge, the company is releasing a new line of beverages that do not contain hemp or THC.

ZF has announced a planned $500 million investment in its Gray Court site in Laurens County, which marks the first-of-its kind facility for the Germany-based company. (Photo/ZF)
Feb 6, 2024

Vehicle manufacturer eyes e-mobility with $500M South Carolina expansion

The new facility, which will create 400 new jobs, will be ZF's first North American flex manufacturing site.

Jan 31, 2024

Production of key South Carolina export drives expansion for Charleston area plant

Robust production of an automotive industry product leads company to expand capacity in …

Jan 30, 2024

South Carolina marks milestone of Greenville-made F-16 at Manufacturing Day

Around the clock, an F-16 is in the air somewhere in the world, officials say, protecting U.S. and allied …

Avison Young assisted in a market expansion on behalf of Bintelli, a Charleston-based low speed vehicle manufacturing company. (Photo/Bintelli)
Jan 29, 2024

Charleston vehicle manufacturer expands production into new market

The company, founded in 2000, has the largest LSV manufacturing facility in the U.S. in South Carolina and is a five-time Inc. 5000 company.

Keel boasts more than 1 million square feet of manufacturing floor space and approximately 700 employees.
Jan 26, 2024

Merger with Charleston companies forms super Tier-1 defense manufacturer

The new company boasts more than 1 million square feet of manufacturing floor space and approximately 700 employees.

In a statement, Redwood announced it is breaking ground for the first phase of construction at its Battery Materials Campus, located at the Camp Hall Commerce Park. (Rendering/Redwood Materials)
Jan 25, 2024

Work begins on $3.5B EV battery manufacturing plant in Berkeley County

The company, with ties to Tesla, produces and recycles anode and cathode battery components for electric vehicles.

SHL Medical, a Switzerland-based provider of advanced drug delivery solutions, which is building a $150 million facility in North Charleston, has acquired Superior Tooling Inc., a Wake Forest, North Carolina-based manufacturer of plastic injection molds. (Courtesy photo)
Jan 11, 2024

North Charleston pharma manufacturer expands with acquisition

The company plans to invest over $150 million and employ around 165 Charleston-area residents at its new facility.

Dec 28, 2023

Safety, Sustainability, Success: The Ingevity Model in Charleston

Safety, Sustainability, Success: The Ingevity Model in Charleston The final OpExChange plant visit in 2023 led the team to Ingevity in Charleston. Established in 1948, this extensive chemical manufacturing plant is easily recognizable from the Don N. Holt Bridge on Highway 526 when heading towards Mount Pleasant. Ingevity is wid[...]

A Swedish private equity firm has acquired Orangeburg-based medical device manufacturer Zues Company Inc. (Photo/File)
Dec 20, 2023

Orangeburg medical device manufacturer Zeus acquired in $3B deal

A Swedish private equity firm has acquired Orangeburg-based medical device manufacturer Zeus, which was founded in 1966 by the Tourville family.