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Charleston company to hire 100 employees with $3M investment

Aventus, a Charleston company specializing in outsourcing call center services for the e-commerce industry, has plans to hire 100 new employees over the next two years, with a $3 million investment into the business. Continue reading

Charleston Metro area sees second highest job growth in nation, 2022 data shows

Employment in the Charleston and North Charleston metro area saw a 6.6% increase last year, the second highest in the United States according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue reading

Summerville boat company plans new yacht, plant expansion

Scout Boats Inc., a Summerville boat maker, plans to debut the new 67-LX series yacht at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show. Continue reading

Eveon Containers Expands North America Operations Into Canada

Eveon Containers, a global provider of sustainable building, shipping, and storage solutions, announced the expansion of their North American operations to include multiple regions in Canada. North American headquarters were established earlier this year in Charleston, SC to support the more than thirty cities in the US where containers are available. Continue reading

FlexCold Plans North Charleston, South Carolina, Cold Storage Complex

FlexCold, a cold storage warehousing and logistics company, is establishing operations near the Port of Charleston in Dorchester County with a $50 million investment expected to create 59 new jobs. Continue reading

$2.1 million investment will create 49 new jobs over the next five years

Dennis Eagle, Inc., a subsidiary of United Kingdom-based manufacturer Dennis Eagle Ltd., announced plans to expand operations in Dorchester County. The company’s $2.1 million investment will create 49 new jobs over the next five years. Continue reading

Accrete Wins Multi-Million Dollar AI Production Contract from The Department of Defense

Accrete AI Government, LLC., a tenant start-up at the Charleston Tech Center, won a production contract for its Argus artificial intelligence product. Accrete was the sole awardee from a field of 65 bids received for a development Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) contract from the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) initially to deliver Argus to a Defense Intelligence Community customer. Continue reading

Charleston International Airport Gets into the Holiday “Spirit” by Welcoming New Airline

Spirit Airlines announced its arrival at Charleston International Airport (CHS) with daily, nonstop flights to Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Newark (EWR) and Philadelphia (PHL) starting in April 2023. Continue reading

NIWC Atlantic Looks to Accelerate Innovation, Signs Partnership with ‘SC Competes’

The Palmetto Tech Bridge (PTB) announced a partnership on Dec. 2 with the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (SC Competes) intended to increase economic competitiveness in the state and support innovation ecosystems that help develop critical capabilities for the warfighter. Continue reading

United Airlines orders 100 Dreamliners with option for 100 more

United Airlines has ordered 100 new Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a contract with an option to add 100 more — the largest widebody aircraft order by a U.S. carrier in commercial aviation history, according to the company. Continue reading
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