Local Data

Location & Expansion Log

Diverse companies – from startups to multinational corporations – continue to relocate and expand existing operations in the Charleston region.

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Downsizing

1995

Charleston Naval Shipyard

January 1, 1995

Shipyard

Layoff with 1,500 jobs affected. The Company had the layoff in 1992.

Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Inc.

January 1, 1995

Missile assembly/testing

Layoff with 103 jobs affected. The Company had the layoff in 1992.

Charleston Naval Base/Charleston Naval Shipyard

January 1, 1995

Navy base/shipyard

Closure with 22,000 jobs affected (7,000 civilians; 15,000 active duty). The Closure of the Charleston Naval Base was in 1993.

DuPont

January 1, 1995

Polyester fibers mfg.

Layoff with 200 jobs affected. The Company had had the layoff in 1993.

General Dynamics

January 1, 1995

Submarine parts mfg

Closure with 368 jobs affected. General Dynamics close in 1993.

Reliance Electric

January 1, 1995

Telecommunications equipment mfg

Closure with 233 jobs affected. The Company close in 1993.

Medical University of South Carolina

January 1, 1995

Hospital and University

Layoff wih 300 jobs affected. The Layoff occured in 1994.

American Development Corp

January 1, 1995

Intermediate shop mobile facilities.

Closure with 218 jobs affected.

Carolina Industries

January 1, 1995

Children's dresses mfg

Closure with 150 jobs affected.

Renken Boats

January 1, 1995

Fiberglass boats mfg

Closure with 375 jobs affected.

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