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Manufacturing

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[...]

The polymer extrusion and catheter design manufacturer Zeus has named Padraic “Paddy” O’Brien as CEO, effective April 1. (Photo/Zeus)
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.

e-VAC Magnetics, which secured an agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense, will produce permanent magnets for electric vehicles and defense applications at the new facility.
Dec 14, 2023

Manufacturer new to US building $500M-plus Sumter County facility

The company, which secured an agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense, will produce permanent magnets for electric vehicles and defense applications at the new facility.

AESC, a global electric vehicle battery technology company, is expanding its state-of-the-art battery cell facility in Florence County. The $810 million investment will create 450 new jobs, according to a news release from the South Carolina Department of Commerce.
Dec 12, 2023

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer announces $810M expansion in Florence

The expansion, which is expected to create 450 jobs, follows the company's December announcement of $810 million and 1,170 jobs, resulting in a total investment of $1.62 billion and 1,620 new jobs.

Dec 12, 2023

MANUFACTURING MINUTE: Hartsville-based Sonoco’s Elizabeth Rhue on sustainability

Elizabeth Rhue, vice president of global environmental, sustainability, and technical services at South Carolina-based Sonoco, recently sat down with SC Biz News executive editor Jason Thomas to talk about Sonoco's sustainability initiatives.

Dec 6, 2023

Local Veteran Opens Sign Business

CHARLESTON, SC – FASTSIGNS® of Charleston, a locally owned and operated sign and graphics provider, is now under the direction of franchisee and Navy Veteran, Jim Gray. Now owner of the original FASTSIGNS location that opened in Charleston, Jim is making it his aim to live up to the historic reputation. Jim is a jack-of-all-trades […]