Location & Expansion Log
For a detailed list of CRDA-facilitated projects, please visit our company announcements page.
Archive: 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Specialty medical equipment manufacturing
Layoff with 29 jobs affected
Welded Tube Berkeley
Electric resistance weld (ERW) tubing products & pipes manufacturing
Closure affecting 50 jobs; moved operations to headquarters in Canada due to struggling construction business sector in the US economy
Asahi Kasei Spandex America
Spandex filaments manufacturing
132 jobs affected when the Bushy Park plant operations are discontinued in Oct 2012 due to Asahi Kasei's worldwide restructuring in response to increased competition and a "crowded global market"
Blast-protected wheeled vehicles, blast technology & counter-IED research
Acquired in 2011 by General Dynamics and made part of its Land Systems division, Force Protection announces a layoff of 155 workers to streamline resources company-wide globally. This will leave approximately 600 workers in the Charleston area operations.
Source: Center for Business Research, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
*Charleston-N. Charleston-Summerville MSA is comprised of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties in S.C.