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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



December 21, 2012

Jobs: 310
Investment: $11.1 Million

IT services and software development

SPARC provides a broad range of technology services to government agencies, contracting organizations, and software solutions providers.

Millard Refrigerated Services

December 19, 2012

Jobs: 87
Investment: $45 Million

Cold storage

Millard provides refrigeration, cold storage and logistics services to major food manufacturing, food service, retail and food distribution companies.

Advanced Inventory Solutions

November 19, 2012

Jobs: 35
Investment: $0.25 Million

Inventory auditing solutions

Provides physical inventory auditing services to grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies, specialty stores and other retail outlets.

McGill Environmental Systems

October 11, 2012

Jobs: 15

Recycling / composting facility

McGill Environmental Systems is constructing a state-of-the-art organics recycling facility to produce its line of premium compost products for the professional sports turf, landscaping and stormwater/erosion control markets.

Morgan Olson LLC

August 15, 2012

Jobs: 119
Investment: $1 Million

Modular interior packages for Mercedes

Morgan Olson strips and retrofits Mercedes-Benz truck chassis built at the Daimler Sprinter Vans plant in North Charleston. It also will upfit cargo vans with modular interiors for FedEx, Ryder and other customers.


March 21, 2012

Jobs: 200
Investment: $85 Million

Power cable manufacturing

This global expert in cables and cabling systems will locate its new high voltage power cable manufacturing operation at the Bushy Park Industrial Complex in Berkeley County.

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