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The Big Sampson Wind Project is under construction but ENGIE already operates several wind turbine arrays in the United States, including this one, Jumbo Hill in Andrews County, Texas, which generates 160 megawatts of electricity. (Photo/ENGIE)
Apr 11, 2024

Hartsville industrial giant partners on company’s first renewable energy project

One of the world’s largest packaging companies aspires to get 48% of its U.S. energy from renewable …

has opened a new Columbia Connection Center on the ground floor of the company’s temporary offices in the First Base Building of the BullStreet District. (Photo/Scout Motors)
Apr 10, 2024

Scout Motors opens community hub at Columbia BullStreet office

The space will allow the community to learn more about the history of the original Scout vehicles.

Global paper-based packaging giant Smurfit Kappa has purchased the first building at Hunt Midwest‘s new Evergreen 85 Logistics Park immediately adjacent to Interstate 85 in South Carolina’s Anderson-Greenville-Spartanburg industrial corridor. (Rendering/Hunt Midwest)
Apr 10, 2024

Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa enters South Carolina market with purchase of facility

Smurfit Kappa will own and occupy a 258,801-square-foot building in an industrial park.

A company called e-VAC Magnetics will build rare earth neodymium-iron-boron magnets like these at their future plant in Sumter. (Photo/e-VAC Magnetics)
Apr 9, 2024

Manufacturer secures $112M tax credit for its $500M-plus Sumter facility

The Department of Energy credit will support construction of plant that will supply electric vehicle supply chain with …

Delta Children was started in 1968 by a man who had recently become a new parent and wanted to create a safe line of products for newborns. Eventually they products grew to furniture and bedding for children of all ages. (Photo/DepositPhoto)
Apr 3, 2024

National manufacturer to establish $33M operation in Orangeburg County

A company that makes and sells furniture for children from infants to teens will set up its first South Carolina site …

The high-flying F-16, winner of the 2023 Coolest Thing title, passes the crown to the earth-grabbing Honda Talon. (Photo/South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance)
Mar 28, 2024

Voters choose the ‘Coolest Thing Made in South Carolina’

More than 218,000 votes were cast in the annual Manufacturing Madness competition …

AESC is expanding its lithium-ion electric vehicle battery manufacturing operations in Florence County with a $1.5 billion investment that will create 1,080 new jobs. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Mar 26, 2024

EV battery manufacturer’s new $1.5B expansion at South Carolina facility is second in 3 months

The investment is expected to create over 1,000 new jobs, bringing the number of jobs at the site to nearly 3,000.

The state-of-the-art, 90,000 square foot building at Continental Tire the Americas in Fort Mill, which sits on 33 acres in northern Lancaster County, has capacity for 350 employees and is designed and built for future expansion potential. (Photo/Continental Tires Americas)
Mar 25, 2024

Continental unveils expansion to Americas headquarters in Fort Mill

The sustainably designed facility totals 90,000 square feet spanning 33 acres.

The Honda Talon made in a timmonsville plant near Florence is one of four finalists for "Coolest Thing Made in South Carolina." (Photo/S.C. Manufacturing Alliance)
Mar 18, 2024

‘Coolest Thing Made in South Carolina’ narrowed to 4

Voters have through March 21 to chooses the coolest South Carolina-made product …

Sometimes called “mushroom leather,” the material manufactured by MycoWorks, used in these hats by designer Nick Fouquet is based on a technology that uses mycelium, the vegetative part of a fungus. (Photo/Aysia Stieb)
Mar 12, 2024

Final 8 chosen for ‘Coolest Thing Made in South Carolina’

Voting continues until until Thursday to choose the final four …

Don Bent’s tenure at Oshkosh Defense included helping lead the production in a division called Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, which produced vehicles such as this A2 Armored truck. (Photo/Oshkosh Defense)
Mar 6, 2024

Oshkosh Defense executive joins Spartanburg university faculty

He will help build a new engineering program and support the expansion of …

Peak Drift Brewing Co. and Columbia Craft Brewing Co., both based in Columbia, have joined forces under the establishment of a new parent company for regional breweries, Craft Brew Inc. (Photo/Peak Drift Brewing Co.)
Feb 29, 2024

2 Columbia breweries form parent company to ‘strengthen’ craft beer industry

The new company will serve as a one-stop shop for craft breweries and beverage companies that want to scale up their production.