Harbor Freight Tools, Dillon County’s largest employer, today announced a one million-square foot expansion of its East Coast distribution facility. This expansion is projected to create more than 500 new jobs, bringing the company’s total investment in South Carolina to more than $200 million.
KB Biotech Solutions, a venture of Chinese-based Anhui Chem-bright Bioengineering Co. Ltd., is launching new manufacturing operations in Dillon County. The $12 million investment is expected to create 100 new jobs.
South Carolina Ports Authority reported 10 percent container volume growth in September and strong results for the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year.
South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on the Port’s strategic plans for volume growth and infrastructure investments during the annual State of the Port.
For the fourth year in a row, Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (“MEC”) is reducing energy charges during a time that increases are becoming the new norm. The decrease in rates will benefit members throughout MEC’s service area in Marlboro and Dillon counties.
American Scrappers is establishing operations in Dillon County with the launch of a new distribution and logistics center. The company’s $15.5 million investment is expected to create 200 new jobs.
COLUMBIA — A seasoned business executive and Clemson alumnus with more than 20 years of experience in helping foster relations and recruit corporations to the state of South Carolina, has been named Clemson University’s associate vice president for the Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives.