Category: Business

Harbor Freight Expansion To Create More Than 500 New Jobs

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 Launching New Dillon County Manufacturing Operations

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.

Ports Authority Shows Container Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority reported 10 percent container volume growth in September and strong results for the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year.

Annual State Of The Port Given

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.

Marlboro Electric Reducing Rates Again

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.

Press Event Held To Announce New American Scrappers Operation

A press event was held to announce that American Scrappers is establishing operations in Dillon County with the launch of a new distribution and logistics center.

American Scrappers Establishing Operations In Lake View

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.

Ports Authority Executive To Lead Clemson Corporate Partnership Office

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.

Downtown Dillon: A Work In Progress

As we recognize and celebrate Labor Day, 2017, in Dillon, SC, my attention is drawn back to Main Street in Dillon and how we are addressing this major challenge.

Cooperation Was Key In Bringing Inland Port To Dillon

The cooperation of a number of entities was a key part to bringing the inland port to Dillon County.