Diverse companies – from startups to multinational corporations – continue to relocate and expand existing operations in the Charleston region.
Stealth Network Technologies
November 7, 2001
Designs, engineers and installs antenna concealment systems for wireless carriers
Stealth Network Technologies, Inc. designs, engineers and installs antenna concealment systems for wireless carriers worldwide. The companys proprietary StealthSkinÔ technology allows signals to pass through the concealment with minimal loss. Stealths solutions to antenna concealment include rooftops, flagpoles, light poles, silos, bell and clock towers and other architectural structures.
August 14, 2001
Warehouses and distributes South American wood products.
EastCoast Mouldings is the shipping destination for South American wood products that will be warehoused and distributed to wood products wholesalers. The Charleston facility will operate in concert with a sister manufacturing facility operated by EastCoast Mouldings in Wilkesboro, NC, to complement a new supply chain model being developed by the company.
August 1, 2001
Commercial physical & biological research and product testing
Vasocor, Inc. is presently beta testing a non-invasive product that will allow primary care physicians to assess arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) to help determine a persons potential for suffering peripheral vascular disease, heart attack or stroke. Walter Rosebrough, President and CEO, stated that the company chose the Charleston region primarily because they knew that they could attract and retain quality employees in the area.
Acutech Precision Machining, Inc.
May 7, 2001
Manufacture high-precision components for aerospace, high-tech, industrial applications
Acutec Precision Machining, a company that produces high-precision components for aerospace, high technology and industrial applications, broke ground on a new, 20,000-square-foot facility in the St. Stephen Commerce Park. The company, which is headquartered in Pennsylvania, specializes in machining close-tolerance precision machine parts. The company has located here to service Parker Hannifins Berkeley County plant in its new, state-of-the-art lean manufacturing approach.
Corning Cable Systems
April 4, 2001
Coaxial cable manufacturing operations
Corning Cable Systems, one of the industry-leading manufacturers of fiber optic and copper communications network infrastructure solutions, announced plans to expand its Summerville, S.C., coaxial cable manufacturing operations. The company will move from its existing 50,000-square-foot facility to a new building with approximately 250,000 square feet of production space.
Scientific Research Corp. (SRC)
February 20, 2001
Computer system design, prototyping, and hardware and software services
Scientific Research Corporation (SRC) announced a major competitive expansion in the Charleston Region, which will produce more than 140 new high skill jobs and bring $4.5 million in capital investment to the region. The company uses applied research and hands-on operations to develop and improve computing technologies and specializes in system design, rapid prototyping, hardware and software integration, testing, installation and maintenance. Michael L. Watt, President and Chief Executive Officer of SRC cited Charlestons famed quality of life as a very strong recruiting tool.
SunCom, a member of the AT&T Wireless Network
February 16, 2001
Regional Headquarters for wireless communications services
The Daniel Island Company, the Trammell Crow Company and Brumley, Meyer & Kapp has announced a joint venture to build a 100,000-square-foot SunCom regional headquarters facility for Triton PCS in the Daniel Island Corporate Center. Triton PCS, a leading provider of digital wireless service in the Southeast, markets its services under the brand name SunCom, a member of the AT&T wireless network. The new SunCom center will bring in $13.5 million in new capital investment and 275 new direct jobs.