Diverse companies – from startups to multinational corporations – continue to relocate and expand existing operations in the Charleston region.
Sportsman Boats Manufacturing
December 21, 2011
Saltwater fishing boats
Sportsman Boats Manufacturing is a start-up company that will initially lease space in the East Point Industrial Park in Dorchester County. The company will produce boats ranging in size from 20 to 25 feet and will initially build deep “v” center consoles and bay boats.
December 8, 2011
Air cargo containers
The company plans to relocate its headquarters and assembly facility to the Charleston region. Their products are used by world's leading airlines to safely and securely transport cargo around the world.
Streit USA Armoring, LLC
November 17, 2011
Streit will establish a new facility in the Charleston region which will allow the company to add four new production lines, greatly increase its output and more than double the manufacturing space to 75,000 square feet.
Cummins Technical Center
November 16, 2011
Research & development for the automotive industry
The expansion of Cummins Technical Center will nearly double capacity at the North Charleston site with state-of-the-art facilities to enable testing on diesel, natural gas and biofuel engines and help the company in its drive to be the innovation leader in the automotive industry
September 14, 2011
The company will locate a new aerospace manufacturing facility in North Charleston to meet its growing demand for products. The company is part of locally-headquartered The InterTech Group, a global investment firm.
August 19, 2011
Data center: enterprise hosting, colocation, cloud services
The first dedicated data center and managed services provider in South Carolina, Immedion currently operates two 15,000 square foot, fully redundant facilities servicing businesses across the Southeast - one at its headquarters in the Upstate and one in the Midlands area. This center will be their third in the state and is expected to open in May 2012 and add 12 to 15 employees to the firm's total.
June 29, 2011
Tires and rubber products
A tire recycler and maker of rubber products is closing down their manufacturing facility in China and moving all operations to a new Berkeley County facility.
Showa Denko Carbon
February 9, 2011
A principal supplier of graphite products to the global steel industry, Showa Denko Carbon plans to significantly expand its Dorchester County operations.
January 4, 2011
A Norwegian shipping company, Odfjell will build a distribution facility with deep draft marine, rail and truck accessibility to be located along the Cooper River shipping channel.