COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recognized companies from across the state for workplace safety during today’s annual Safety Awards Luncheon presented by Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd. Continue reading “S.C. Chamber of Commerce Announces Safety Awards Winners”
Press Release Published: February 23, 2017, 2:38 pm
MONCKS CORNER, SC – Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler and County leaders are working to find job opportunities for all employees impacted by the DuPont Kevlar plant closure. The County is working with the South Carolina Department of Commerce and our Berkeley County corporate family to find job connections for employees of the plant. Continue reading “Berkeley County and DuPont respond to Kevlar plant closure”
Volvo Supplier Investing $5.7 Million To Expand In Dorchester County
February 2, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. – KION North America, a member of KION Group AG, which is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial trucks, will be expanding its Dorchester County operations. To accommodate increased customer demand, KION will be investing $5.7 million in its existing operations, creating more than 50 new jobs over the next five years.
Included among its customers is Volvo Cars, which is in the process of establishing manufacturing operations in Berkeley County. KION will provide material handling equipment for the facility, supplying and servicing a fleet of forklifts, reach trucks and VNA (very narrow aisle) trucks.
Headquartered at 2450 West 5th Street in Summerville, S.C, the company’s Dorchester County expansion will allow it to increase its production capacity from 3,000 units per year in 2015 to approximately 12,000 units per year by 2020. For more information on the KION North America, visit www.kion-na.com. Continue reading “KION North America Expanding Operations In The Lowcountry”
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New development will result in at least $120 million of new investment in Lowcountry
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Evonik Corporation, a German chemical manufacturing company, is launching new operations in Berkeley County. The project will result in at least $120 million of new capital investment and the creation of more than 50 jobs. Continue reading “Evonik Corporation launching manufacturing operations in Berkeley County”
(ROCKLEIGH, NJ – May 11, 2015) Volvo Cars has chosen Berkeley County, South Carolina as the location of its first American factory, investing up to $500 Million in a facility with a capacity to initially produce up to 100,000 cars per year.
The Berkeley County factory, located outside of Charleston, will make latest generation Volvo models for sale in the United States and for export. Construction will begin in early autumn 2015, with the first vehicles expected to roll off the assembly line in 2018.
Continue reading “Volvo Cars selects South Carolina for its first American factory”