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

1999

Belk Regional Headquarters

January 1, 1999

Regional HQ operations

Closure with 85 jobs affected.

BP Amoco

January 1, 1999

Purified terephtalic acid

Layoff with 35 jobs affected (plus 100+ over the next 4 years).

DuPont

January 1, 1999

Polyester filament mfg

Layoff with 50 jobs affected.

H.T Memorial Nursing Center

January 1, 1999

Nursing home operations

Closure with 140 jobs affected.

Hill-Rom

January 1, 1999

Specialized Medical Equip.

Layoff with 54 jobs affected.

Homemaker Industries

January 1, 1999

Braided Rugs

Closure with 146 jobs affected (at final closure; layoffs over last year from a peak of 1000).

Industrial Acoustics Corp.

January 1, 1999

Noise abatement equipment & products

Closure with 141 jobs affected.

OrionAuto

January 1, 1999

Regioanl insurance headquarter

Layoff with 96 jobs affected.

Sasib North America

January 1, 1999

Packaging/bottling machinery

Closure with 170 jobs affected.

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