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SC Ports CEO and President Melvin starts new role

South Carolina Ports’ Barbara Melvin has started her new role as President and CEO, becoming the first woman to lead a top 10 US operating container port. Continue reading

Golfbreaks by PGA TOUR expanding operations in Charleston County

Golfbreaks by PGA TOUR (Golfbreaks), a leading, worldwide golf vacation specialist, announced plans to expand operations in Charleston County creating 32 new jobs in the next two years. Continue reading
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Thorne HealthTech partners with USRowing to Support the U.S. National Rowing Team

USRowing announced that Thorne HealthTech has signed on as an Official USRowing Partner and the Exclusive Supplement Supplier for the U.S. National Team for 2022, 2023, and 2024. Continue reading

ENGESER USA Corp. establishing first North American manufacturing operation in Dorchester County

ENGESER USA Corp., a world leading cable specialist, announced plans to establish operations in Dorchester County. The company’s $1.5 million investment will create 26 new jobs. Continue reading

Could innovation protect against workforce burnout? MUSC thinks so

A new solution for protecting against burnout and improving the work lives of medical professionals may be to encourage innovation and creation, according to one physician from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Continue reading

DuPont Opens New Biopharma Tubing Manufacturing Site in the United States

Wilmington, Del.-headquartered DuPont Liveo Healthcare, a silicone-based technology for a range of innovations in medical devices, biopharmaceutical processing and pharmaceutical solutions, opened a new manufacturing facility at its Berkeley County plant. Continue reading

Truist Partners With South Carolina Community Loan Fund

South Carolina Community Loan Fund (SCCLF) recently announced that Truist Bank has invested $3 million in SCCLF’s revolving loan fund helping SCCLF to serve organizations led by women, people of color, and those located in rural and low-income communities which have historically been denied adequate access to capital. Continue reading

BrightMa Farms adds Innovative Process Engineering company collaboration to hemp industrial cluster for development of ‘negative carbon’ cement products

BrightMa Farms of Charleston, South Carolina is pleased to announce, in partnership with SonoAsh Engineered Materiels of Maryland an industry leading collaboration to develop carbon negative building materials that address the global building products industry requirements for low carbon materials. Continue reading

Consortium secures grant to train electric vehicle workforce

Trident Technical College took the lead on a grant to form a consortium that its members hope will create the next generation of innovation and talent for the electric vehicle industry. Continue reading

Auto plant, vegetable cannery break ground with partnership

The Charleston region is home to SC’s first renewable natural gas project, a partnership between Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC, a commercial vegetable cannery, and GreenGasUSA. Continue reading
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