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Gov. Henry McMaster Backs Automatic Stay Bill

Governor Henry McMaster today announced his support for a bill that would limit the time frame in which both public and private projects could be delayed by individuals or groups without first…

Scout Boats Expanding Dorchester County Operations

Scout Boats, a designer and manufacturer of luxury coastal fishing boats, is expanding its existing Dorchester County operations. The company is adding multiple new boat models to its product catalog…

Gov. Henry McMaster Joins Effort Opposing Boycott Of Israel

Governor McMaster today signed the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) letter rejecting the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, one of the United States’ oldest and most…

Stren-Flex Locating New Operations In Greenville County

Stren-Flex, a manufacturer of high-quality synthetic lifting products, today announced plans to establish new operations in Greenville County. The project is expected to bring more than $1 million of…

Schneider Electric Expanding Its Oconee County Operations

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, is expanding its Oconee County operations. The company will be creating 56 new jobs at its existing Seneca facility.  …

Wagner Systems Inc. Launching New Charleston County Operations

Wagner Systems Inc., a global manufacturer of systems for the surface finishing of liquid paints, powder coating and adhesives, is launching a new application center operation in Charleston County.…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: April 10, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of April 10 includes: Tuesday, April 11, 6:00 PM: Gov. McMaster and Mrs. McMaster will attend the 2017 Carolina Pregnancy Center Banquet, Spartanburg Expo…

Shimano Expanding Charleston County Presence

Shimano Inc., a multinational manufacturer of products for the bicycle and sports fishing industries, is expanding its existing Charleston County operations. To accommodate its continued growth, the…

PhishLabs Expanding Into New Headquarters In Charleston County

PhishLabs, a leading provider of cybersecurity services, is expanding its existing operations in Charleston County. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is expecting to create 45 new jobs…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: April 3, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of April 3 includes: Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 4:00 PM: Gov. McMaster and Mrs. McMaster will participate in the Darlington Raceway Event at the Governor’s…

Gov. Henry McMaster's Schedule: Monday, April 3, 2017

Governor Henry McMaster's Schedule for Monday, April 3 includes the following:   9:00 AM: Gov. McMaster will join SCDPS Director Leroy Smith for the Annual SC Trooper of the Year Recognition,…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Resignation Of S.C. Department Of Health And Human Services Director

Governor Henry McMaster today announced Christian L. Soura’s resignation as Director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, effective April 7, 2017.   “Christian has been a…

Statement From Governor Henry McMaster On V.C. Summer Nuclear Station

Governor Henry McMaster has released the following statement in response to Westinghouse Electric Co. filing for bankruptcy: "Completion of the reactors at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station will provide…

Thunderbolt Biomass, Inc. Establishing Allendale County Plant

Thunderbolt Biomass, Inc., a manufacturer of wood pellets from sawmill residuals, is launching new processing operations in Allendale County. The company is planning to invest $6 million in the…

Geismar Launching First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Beaufort County

Geismar, a manufacturer and distributor of railway maintenance equipment, is launching its new operations in Beaufort County. The development is expected to bring $2.9 million of new capital…

Gov. Henry McMaster Names Next Chairman Of S.C. Board Of Economic Advisors

Governor Henry McMaster today announced Edward Grimball as the next Chairman of the South Carolina Board of Economic Advisors (BEA). “In order to govern effectively with an accurate idea of what to…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: March 27, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of March 20 includes: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 1:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will attend the Florence County Day Luncheon, Capital City Club, 1201 Main Street #…

Ackerson-Stevens Expanding Greenwood County Operations

Ackerson-Stevens Inc. (ASI), a lumber company and manufacturer of custom moldings and flooring accessories, is expanding its existing Greenwood County operations. To accommodate the firm’s continued…

GE Healthcare Expanding Its Florence County Operations

GE Healthcare is expanding its existing magnet resonance imaging (MRI) components production operations in Florence County. The new $40 million capacity expansion is projected to create 100 new jobs…

Gov. Henry McMaster's Schedule: Monday, March 20, 2017

Governor Henry McMaster's schedule for Monday, March 20 includes the following: 2:00 PM: Governor McMaster will join SCPRT and tourism industry leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new South…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: March 20, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of March 20 includes: Monday, March 20, 2:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will join SCPRT and tourism industry leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new South…

Dominion Establishing New Solar Farm In Jasper County

Dominion, a Richmond, Va.-based energy company, which also owns Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, LLC, an interstate natural gas pipeline firm located in Columbia, S.C., is establishing a new solar…

MP Husky Expanding Its Greenville County Manufacturing Operations

MP Husky, one of the leading manufacturers of Cable Tray and Cable Bus systems in the United States and Canada, is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in Greenville County. To accommodate…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: March 13, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of March 13 includes: Wednesday, March 15, 7:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will speak at the 25th Annual Townes Dinner for the Governor’s School for Math and…

Gestamp North America Expanding Existing Union County Operations

Gestamp, an international manufacturer of metal automotive components, is expanding its existing facility in Union County in an effort to meet increased demand from local automotive original…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Jonathan Jones As Next State Fire Marshal

Governor Henry McMaster today announced Jonathan Jones as the next S.C. State Fire Marshal at the Firefighters Association’s Annual Luncheon on the State House grounds. Jones has 22 years of…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: March 6, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of March 6 includes: Wednesday, March 8, 7:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will speak at the 57th Annual South Carolina State Prayer Breakfast, Embassy Suites, 200…

Alimex Establishing New Operations In Richland County

Alimex, a producer of precision aluminum plates, is launching operations in Richland County. The company is bringing $2 million of new capital investment and creating 27 new jobs over the next five…

ESA Renewables Launching New Aiken County Solar Operations

ESA Renewables, an alternative energy provider, will be constructing a new, utility-scale solar farm in Aiken County. The development is expected to bring at least $11 million in capital investment…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: February 27, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of February 27 includes: Monday, February 27: Gov. McMaster and Mrs. McMaster will attend the National Governors Association and Republican Governors…

Carver Companies Expanding Its Charleston County Operations

Carver Companies, a diversified group of manufacturing and construction companies, will be expanding its Charleston County operations. Located in North Charleston, S.C., the expansion is expected to…

Stephen Gamble Historic Floors And Finishes Locating New Operations In Aiken County

Stephen Gamble Historic Floors and Finishes, a premier wood flooring manufacturer, today announced that it will be locating its new facility in Aiken County. The development is expected to bring $2.5…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: February 21, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of February 21 includes: Wednesday, February 22, 12:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will speak at the Annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Travel Luncheon at…

BB&T Expanding Its Greenville County Operations

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…

Verizon Wireless Expanding Greenville County Operations

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…

Statement From Governor Henry McMaster On The Passing Of Representative Joe Neal

Governor Henry McMaster today issued the following statement on the passing of Representative Joe Neal: “Peggy and I wish to extend our most heartfelt condolences to Representative Joe Neal’s family…

Sencorables LLC Expanding Its Greenville County Operations

Sencorables LLC, a developer of diversified IoT (Internet of Things) products, today announced its plans for an expansion of its Greenville County operations. The company is expected to invest $3.5…

Gov. Henry McMaster's Weekly Schedule: February 13, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster's schedule for the week of February 13 includes: Tuesday, February 14, 11:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will speak to the Palmetto Family Council’s Pastors Day at the State House, Baptist…

Sundaram-Clayton Limited Launching First U.S. Operations

Sundaram-Clayton Limited (SCL), a leading Indian manufacturer and supplier of aluminum cast products to global automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), today announced that it will be…

The Carlstar Group Invests Significantly In Aiken County Facility

The Carlstar Group LLC, a global manufacturer of specialty wheels and tires, is investing in its existing facility to expand process and production capacity, which will accommodate the company’s…