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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Cross Country Home Services to add 100 in Anderson
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Delta Power Equipment Corporation Announces New Facility in Anderson County
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10/29/10
Unitex USA Announces New Facility in Anderson County
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11/8/2010
Heritage Propane Express Announces New Facility in Anderson County
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JEDA, Anderson County, SCRA Announce Completion
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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
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2/26/2010
Innovation Center to Begin Construction
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2/11/2010
Anderson CVB Reports 24 Pieces of Business Booked
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Greene and Company New Board Member
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New Officers Selected
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Clemson Leads $6 million Technology Initiative to Advance Research, Education
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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
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7/14/2009
I Was Blown Away
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4/28/2009
New Investor
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COMSET Has Nineth Birthday
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3/4/2009
Welcome Pickens Railway Company
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2/26/2009
'Clemson Cluster' shows off growing technology hub in Upstate
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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 County today announced that Unitex USA will establish its new synthetic products operation in Anderson County. The $4 million investment is expected to generate 40 new jobs over the next five years. “Unitex USA is excited about establishing its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Anderson, South Carolina,” said Jim Posa, CEO of Unitex USA. “We feel very strongly that there is significant opportunity for a company like ours that brings state-of-the-art manufacturing and a unique product portfolio to the lifting and safety industries. We expect to energize the industry and grow rapidly in our targeted markets.” Unitex USA will locate its synthetic products operation in an existing building near I-85 in Anderson County, where the company will manufacture and distribute its synthetic lifting slings and tie-down products. The company’s product portfolio includes synthetic slings that are used for commercial industrial lifting and material handling applications. The facility is expected to be fully operational during the first quarter of 2011. “Today’s announcement that Unitex will invest and create 40 new jobs in Anderson County is another sign that efforts to focus on the business fundamentals such as keeping taxes and regulatory burdens low are working to attract new investment. This announcement is also a reminder that manufacturing continues to play a critical role in our state’s economy and growth in this sector over the past several months is a positive reflection of our state’s skilled workforce. We recognize that Unitex could have made this investment anywhere and we appreciate their decision to do business in South Carolina,” said Joe Taylor, Secretary of Commerce. “The most important thing Anderson County Council can do, other than provide essential services to our citizens, is to promote a pro-business atmosphere,” said Anderson County Council Chairman Tommy Dunn. “Unitex USA’s choice to locate in Anderson County demonstrates the effective collaboration of our Economic Development Office with the S.C. Department of Commerce in order to bring quality business to the Upstate. Unitex USA’s $4 million investment and 40 new jobs over the next five years is a welcomed addition to Anderson County’s industry base.” “In these tough economic times, every job and every investment counts,” said Anderson County Councilman Ron Wilson, District 6. “It is always gratifying when a company chooses to locate in our fine county, but being chosen during a time when competition for industry is fierce, speaks volumes about our business-friendly climate. I certainly applaud the efforts of our Economic Development Office and their efforts to attract industry. This is a success and we are proud to welcome Unitex USA to District 6.” Unitex USA will begin hiring for the new positions in January. Anyone interested in job opportunities with the company should check the company’s Web site, www.unitexusa.net, in November for more information on hiring times and dates. Unitex USA, headquartered in Atlanta, is a subsidiary of the Unitex group, a multi-faceted international manufacturing company that currently services companies throughout the world with a complete line of synthetic slings and tie-down products. The company is a vertically integrated manufacturer and controls all aspects of the manufacturing process, assuring customers the highest quality products at competitive costs. For more information about the company, please visit www.unitexusa.net.

 

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