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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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CRDA-Facilitated Projects

2013

Molina Healthcare

December 17, 2013

Jobs: 150
Cap. Investment: $1.5 Million

Contract Management Center for health services, includes customer service and human resources operations.

Molina Healthcare provides managed care services to financially vulnerable families and individuals covered by government healthcare programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare. The Long Beach, Calif.-based company was founded more than 30 years ago and presently offers health plans in 10 states, with South Carolina becoming the eleventh state.

FEV Inc.

November 17, 2013

Jobs: 7

Engineering services specializing in powertrain and vehicle-related engineering

Auburn Hills MI-based FEV Inc., a powertrain and vehicle engineering company offering a range of engineering services in design, analysis, prototyping, powertrain and transmission development, is a subsidiary of German-based FEV GmbH. The company chose to locate at the Clemson Energy Systems Innovation Center to better serve its customers and to explore new partnerships with local technology companies.

American Tactical Imports

October 28, 2013

Jobs: 117
Cap. Investment: $2.7 Million

Worldwide importer of firearms, ammunition and tactical equipment

American Tactical Imports (ATI) selected the region for its headquarters, customer service center and sales office as well as for distribution and light assembly. The company cited workforce availability and market access as key to its location decision.

Weber Automotive

July 8, 2013

Jobs: 84
Cap. Investment: $51 Million

Vehicle Component Manufacturer

Weber Automotive, a maker of vehicle drive-train components, will establish its new manufacturing operations in Charleston County. The more than $51 million investment is expected to generate 84 new jobs over the next four years.

Google, Inc.

January 18, 2013


Cap. Investment: $600 Million

Data center

Six years after its initial investment in the region, Google is expanding its Berkeley County data center, investing approximately $600 million.

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