12/16/16
Techtronic Industries continues growth in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Techtronic Industries (TTI), a global leader in the desi
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6/29/2016
LAKE HARTWELL NAMED AMONG THE 100 BEST BASS LAKES IN AMERICA BY B.A.S.S.
A Top 25 Ranked-Lake Among the Southern States ANDERSON, S.C.
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6/17/2016
Coca-Cola Consolidated Celebrates Grand Opening of
– Company makes $13.5 million investment in 150,000 square foot facilit
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6/17/2016
Engineered Plastic Components, Inc. launching Anderson County operations
Development bringing new jobs and more than $5 million investment COLU
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11/5/2015
Palmetto Engineering Expanding Upstate Operations
Company Investing $1.2 Million To Establish New Anderson County Facility
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11/5/2015
Lakeside Steel and Machine expanding Upstate operations
County operations COLUMBIA, S.C. – Lakeside Steel and Machine, Inc.,
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5/12/2015
Techtronic Industries expanding operations in Anderson County
For Immediate Release May 7, 2015 $85 million investment expected to
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5/12/2015
EuWe Eugen Wexler US Plastics, Inc.
For Immediate Release April 16, 2015 EuWe Eugen Wexler
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11/26/2014
FoxFarm Soil And Fertilizer Company Establishing Anderson County Manufacturing Facility
COLUMBIA, S.C. –A family business that specializes in the manufacturing o
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5/23/2014
E & I ENGINEERING, LTD BRINGS $17 MILLION INVESTMENT AND 250 JOBS TO ANDERSON COUNTY
ANDERSON COUNTY, SC – Anderson County is pleased to announce that Ireland
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5/23/2014
Duke Energy Carolinas to build natural gas plant in South Carolina
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Duke Energy Carolinas announced today it will build an
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5/15/2014
Electrolux Announces Additional $30 Million Investment in Anderson, SC
Charlotte, N.C., May 14, 2014 – Electrolux announced today it is investin
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3/31/2014
CRR Carbon Resources Recovery SC LLC opens a new facility in Anderson County
$20 million investment expected to create 30 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. -
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2/11/2014
Orian announces expansion at Anderson County facility
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Anderson County is slated to see an influx of 125 jobs in
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1/27/2014
Baldor Electric Company expanding Anderson County manufacturing facility
Jan242014 $15 million investment expected to create 45 new jobs COLUMBIA
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1/21/2014
CHOMARAT North America expanding Anderson County facility
COLUMBIA, S.C. - CHOMARAT North America, a manufacturer of reinforcemen
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1/21/2014
Bassmaster Classic returning to Upstate
GSA Business | Greenville, SC | Spartanburg, SC | Anderson, SC By Bill P
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1/13/2014
PackIQ to expand Anderson County facility
UPSTATE, S.C., – Due to increased demand for returnable packaging solut
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11/1/2013
Mergon Corporation expanding operations in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – November 1, 2013 – An international plastic blow mol
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9/3/2013
Fraenkische Industrial Pipes expanding operations in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Fraenkische Industrial Pipes today announced that it
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6/7/2013
Sekido Technology Corp. expands operations in Anderson County Company to invest $3.7 million, create new jobs
COLUMBIA, S.C. – June 4, 2013 – Sekido Technology Corp., a maker of met
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6/7/2013
General Machine of Anderson expanding manufacturing operations
COLUMBIA, S.C. – May 21, 2013 – General Machine of Anderson will expa
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4/11/2013
SMF Inc. locating new production facility in Anderson County
$5.8 million investment expected to create 146 new jobs COLUMBIA, S
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4/9/2013
McLaughlin Body Company establishing new facility in Anderson County
McLaughlin Body Company, a manufacturer of operator protection systems, wi
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3/21/2013
Anderson County Economic Development Ambassador
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 byMichael Eads COLUMBIA — Anderson Unive
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2/21/2013
ANDERSON COUNTY JOINS OPPERMANN WEBBING, INC. IN CELEBRATING COMPLETION OF EXPANSION
OPPERMANN WEBBING’S NEW 38,000 SQUARE FOOT FACILITY READY FOR BUSINESS
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10/16/12
Oppermann Webbing Inc. expanding facility in Anderson County
Oppermann Webbing, a maker of tie-downs and webbing for cargo transportatio
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1/24/2013
MICHELIN TO INVEST $200 MILLION TO EXPAND
STARR, S.C. (Jan. 24, 2013) – Michelin North America today announced a $2
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9/19/2012
Watson Engineering Inc. expanding operations in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 19, 2012 – Watson Engineering Inc., a suppli
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8/21/2012
New Executive Director for the Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau
Anderson, SC - Innovate Anderson announces that Jennifer Norman has been s
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7/12/12
Lollis Metals Inc. expanding in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Lollis Metals Inc., a metal fabrication and machine shop
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6/11/12
CEL Chemical & Supplies locating new operations in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – CEL Chemical & Supplies, a maker of chemicals for the pa
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4/10/2012
Michelin to grow business in Anderson, Lexington Counties
Michelin North America, Inc. today announced that the company will expand i
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3/8/2012
WALMART FLW TOUR FIELD EYES LAKE HARTWELL
ANDERSON, S.C. (Feb. 28, 2012) – The last time FLW Tour anglers visited L
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2/23/2012
AT&T INVESTS MORE THAN $950 MILLION IN SOUTH CAROLINA
COLUMBIA, S.C. (FEB. 16, 2012) — AT&T* invested more than $950 million in
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2/23/2012
SCRA's Duke Energy Innovation Center Recognized for Outstanding Design
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1/11/2012
Optical Fiber has Bright Future in S.C.
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1/5/2012
Clemson and Innovate Anderson Sign MOU
ANDERSON — Two of Upstate South Carolina’s leaders in researc
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11/21/11
John Ballato Named Fellow of Optical Society
John Ballato, a professor of materials science and engineering and director
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12/6/2011
Cross Country Home Services Announces Expansion
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11/16/2011
Agreement lays out economic development expectations for Innovate Anderson, County
By Nikie Mayo Tuesday, November 15, 2011 ANDERSON — Innovate And
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7/19/2011
Electrolux Expansion Strengthens Presence in Anderson County
ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. – July 18, 2011 –The Anderson County Council i
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6/16/2011
ATI Wins $99 Million Navy Contract
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6/15/2011
The Palmetto Bank Promotes Kirven
Palmetto Bank of Greenville has promoted Coleman A. Kirven to Executive Vic
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5/2/2011
ALLEGRO INDUSTRIES ANNOUNCES NEW FACILITY IN ANDERSON COUNTY
Allegro brings initial capital investment of $1.65 million and 45 new jobs
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4/18/2011
Clemson University - Advanced Materials Center Prepares for Expansion
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1/28/2011
Clemson's John Ballato Named Fellow of Optical Engineering Society
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY — John Ballato, a Clemson University professor of mate
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1/18/2011
Cross Country Home Services to add 100 in Anderson
Staff Report Published January 18, 2011 Cross Country Home Services I
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1/7/2011
Delta Power Equipment Corporation Announces New Facility in Anderson County
The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Anderson County today announc
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10/29/10
Unitex USA Announces New Facility in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Anderson C
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11/8/2010
Heritage Propane Express Announces New Facility in Anderson County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Anderson
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9/16/2010
INNOVATE ANDERSON, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY READY TO GROW ADVANCED MATERIALS INDUSTRY
(Anderson, SC) -- Anderson County today announced its strategy to aggressi
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7/29/2010
JEDA, Anderson County, SCRA Announce Completion
ANDERSON, SC and COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Jobs-Economic Develo
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7/14/2010
Clemson University Electron Microscope Lab a Bargain for Private Sector
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7/14/2010
High-tech seeds May Bloom Across Region
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6/2/2010
AU Pursues Nursing School
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3/17/2010
Anderson County Designated as Federal Recovery Zone
ANDERSON — Anderson County Council members voted Tuesday to declare the c
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2/26/2010
Innovation Center to Begin Construction
Innovation center construction to begin in Anderson County By Alison Ne
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2/11/2010
Anderson CVB Reports 24 Pieces of Business Booked
To kickoff 2010, the Anderson Convention and Visitors Bureau reported 24 pi
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2/1/2010
Greene and Company New Board Member
(Anderson, SC) Innovate Anderson is proud to announce that Greene and Comp
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2/1/2010
New Officers Selected
(Anderson, SC) At its annual meeting, on Thursday, January 28, 2010, Inno
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12/17/2009
Clemson Leads $6 million Technology Initiative to Advance Research, Education
Clemson leads $6 million technology initiative to advance research, educati
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11/17/2009
Clemson to Advance Optoelectronics Research
GSA Daily Staff Report Published Nov. 17, 2009 Clemson University has
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10/9/09
NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE ANDERSON CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
Innovate Anderson announces that Kathy Benson has been promoted to Executiv
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7/14/2009
I Was Blown Away
Innovate Anderson participated in the Upstate Alliance's "I Was Blown Away"
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4/28/2009
New Investor
The Palmetto Bank joined Innovate Anderson as a Board Level Investor. Cole
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4/14/2009
COMSET Has Nineth Birthday
John Ballato, Director of the Center for Optical Materials Science and Engi
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3/4/2009
Welcome Pickens Railway Company
Innovate Anderson would like to welcome Pickens Railway Company as our newe
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2/26/2009
'Clemson Cluster' shows off growing technology hub in Upstate
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Welcome to Anderson County
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7/29/2010

JEDA, Anderson County, SCRA Announce Completion

ANDERSON, SC and COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA), Anderson County and SCRA announce this week that bond financing for SCRA’s portion of the Clemson-SCRA Innovation Center in Anderson has been closed and completed. JEDA issued the tax-exempt bonds and facilitated the financing to assist SCRA in carrying out its public mission to deploy the Center, in compliance with the South Carolina Innovation Centers Act of 2005. Slated to open in the spring of 2011, this unique new facility is now under construction in the Clemson University Advanced Materials Center next to the Clemson University Advanced Materials Research Lab. The Clemson-SCRA Innovation Center will provide one of the world’s top research and commercialization locations for advanced materials and metals. The SCRA wing of the Center will offer limited access rooms, office space, and wet and dry labs to incoming tenants. The Center will also contain a Clemson-owned and managed wing for start-up companies. Together, SCRA and Clemson University are investing a combination of financing and net assets of $10.5 million into developing the Center. SCRA is 100% responsible for the principal and interest on the $3.8 million tax-exempt bonds, which JEDA issued in order to provide a more favorable financing rate and cost of capital for the project than SCRA could provide on its own. The new Innovation Center will provide an asset base and magnet to attract both federal and corporate investment in Upstate-based advanced materials companies and regional programs. The financing permits Anderson County to maintain its standing in Appalachian regional economic development programs. “This facility will enhance Anderson County ability to attract and retain advanced technology companies,” said Rusty Burns, Anderson County Interim Administrator. “We are extremely pleased to be partnering with SCRA and to be furthering economic development in Anderson County.” Innovate Anderson assisted in the initial facilitation of the bond financing by connecting SCRA and Anderson County to meet on this initiative. “With all of us working together in the Upstate, we are helping bring even more advanced materials companies to the Innovation Center and continuing to strengthen Anderson County,” said Michael T. Panasko, Innovate Anderson President. “Our public mission to deliver Innovation Centers enables us to work with JEDA, which issued the bonds at a more favorable rate to complete the Center, with absolutely no local burden on the taxpayers of Anderson County,” said Bill Mahoney, CEO of SCRA. “By catalyzing the incremental formation and location of additional knowledge-based companies, most likely in advanced materials and surface engineering markets, this Innovation Center in Anderson County will have a positive, far-reaching impact on South Carolina.” "These are the kinds of projects for which JEDA was created – helping our key institutions find innovative ways to finance and execute plans crucial to meeting their economic development mission," said Harry Huntley, executive director of JEDA in Columbia. # # # About JEDA http://scjeda.com For more than 25 years, JEDA has promoted the business and economic welfare of South Carolina by assisting in the financing of public and private projects throughout the Palmetto State. JEDA serves as a statewide conduit issuer of special obligation revenue bonds and acts on behalf of the borrower to access financial markets and capital. Since its creation in 1983, JEDA has issued 400 bonds for over $7 billion in South Carolina's economy, resulting in the creation of more than 25,000 new jobs. About the Clemson University Advanced Materials Center (CU-AMC) The Clemson University Advanced Materials Center (CU-AMC) is an innovative campus and technology park located in Anderson County, SC. Anchored by the 111,000-square-foot state-of-the-art Advanced Materials Research Laboratory and the nerve center of Clemson's world-class computing infrastructure, the Center is home to some of the world’s brightest and most productive researchers. The National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense and NASA have all recognized the laboratory’s work and have offered funding to fuel future innovation. The Innovation Center adds a critical business incubation and technology transfer component to foster the growth of South Carolina's advanced materials industry. About Anderson County Named for Revolutionary War leader Robert Anderson, Anderson County possesses a mild climate with four distinct seasons, a vast lake and a thriving economic and cultural community. Located along Interstate 85, midway between Atlanta, Ga. and Charlotte, N.C., Anderson County is home to 55,950-acre Hartwell Lake, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake with nearly 1,000 miles of shoreline for residential and recreational use. Anderson is within sight of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and is a morning drive from the Atlantic Ocean beaches of Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand. Anderson County communities have a small-town feel that make people want to stay. The County, with more than 230 manufacturers, including 22 international companies, boasts one of the lowest costs of living in the United States. About SCRA http:/www.scra.org SCRA is a global leader in applied research and commercialization services with its headquarters in South Carolina. SCRA collaborates to advance technology, providing knowledge-based solutions with assured outcomes to industry and government, with the help of research universities in SC, the US and around the world.

 

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