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
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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
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
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1/18/2011
Cross Country Home Services to add 100 in Anderson
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1/7/2011
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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9/16/2010
INNOVATE ANDERSON, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY READY TO GROW ADVANCED MATERIALS INDUSTRY
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7/29/2010
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
ANDERSON — Anderson County Council members voted Tuesday to declare the c
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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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2/1/2010
Greene and Company New Board Member
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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
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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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4/14/2009
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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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 its South Carolina wireless and wireline networks from 2008 through 2011 with a focus on improving the company’s mobile broadband coverage and overall performance of its networks. “Private-sector investment is the engine which will power economic recovery and in today’s globally-connected marketplace, advanced communication services and technologies are vital,” said state Sen. Glenn McConnell (R-Charleston). “Announcements such as this are why the General Assembly has worked diligently over a number of years to update and modernize communications laws to attract the investments that support economic opportunities for individuals and businesses. It is good to see that our efforts are continuing to pay dividends for the people of South Carolina.” During 2011, AT&T made more than 950 wireless network upgrades in four key categories in South Carolina. These enhancements include: • Activating nearly 20 new cell sites or towers to improve network coverage. • Deploying faster fiber-optic connections to more than 550 cell sites. Combined with HSPA+ technology, these deployments enable 4G speeds**. • Adding capacity or an extra layer of frequency to cell sites – like adding lanes to a highway – with the addition of more than 275 of these layers, or “carriers”. • Upgrading more than 110 cell sites to provide fast mobile broadband speeds. “New jobs and economic growth depend on the advanced communications services and infrastructure which these investment dollars deliver,” said Pamela Lackey, President, AT&T South Carolina. “Investing at this level is made possible by the hard work of South Carolina’s forward-looking policymakers in creating a legal and regulatory climate that facilitates competition and encourages the commitment of private capital. We look forward to the opportunities which the products and services powered by these investments will bring to our state.” “Our goal is to deliver a network experience that mobilizes everything for customers,” said Laurent Therivel, AT&T’s VP/GM of Mobility and Consumer Markets in the Carolinas. “The ongoing investment we’re making in South Carolina is designed to increase coverage and reliability, and to provide advanced services to our customers.” CNN Money recently recognized AT&T for enhancing its wireless network. Last year, AT&T completed 150,000 network enhancements across the country, more than triple the year before, giving customers more capacity and faster speeds, as well as improving 3G dropped-call performance by 25 percent. AT&T plans to support the build or upgrade of thousands of cell sites nationwide to increase network speed, coverage and reliability for both mobile voice and broadband services. In addition, AT&T plans to install additional radio “carriers” at thousands of cell sites nationally, enabling new layers of spectrum capacity to carry larger volumes of mobile broadband traffic. Additional capacity helps support rising mobile data traffic volumes, which continue to increase at a rapid pace. AT&T operates the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network*** with nearly 30,000 hotspots in the U.S. and provides access to nearly 190,000 hotspots globally through roaming agreements. Most AT&T smartphone customers get access to our entire national Wi-Fi network at no additional cost, and Wi-Fi usage doesn’t count against customers’ monthly wireless data plans. For more information about AT&T’s coverage in South Carolina or anywhere in the United States, consumers can visit the AT&T Coverage Viewer. Using the online tool, AT&T customers can measure coverage quality of coverage from a street address, intersection, ZIP code or even a landmark. For updates on the AT&T wireless network, please visit the AT&T network news page. Find More Information Online: Web Site Links: Related Media Kits: AT&T Web Site AT&T Wireless Web Site About AT&T Networks AT&T Network News Wireless Networks AT&T Mobile Phones Related Releases: Related Fact Sheets: Infographic: AT&T 4G Evolution Video: What is LTE? Video: AT&T 4G – Faster Mobile Broadband Experience AT&T Coverage Viewer *AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc. **4G speeds delivered by HSPA+ with enhanced backhaul. Available in limited areas. Availability increasing with ongoing backhaul deployment. 4G device required. Learn more at att.com/network. *** Largest based on company branded and operated hotspots. Access includes AT&T Wi-Fi Basic. A Wi-Fi enabled device required. Other restrictions apply. See www.attwifi.com for details and locations. About AT&T AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G capabilities, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com. This AT&T news release and other announcements are available at http://www.att.com/newsroom and as part of an RSS feed at www.att.com/rss. Or follow our news on Twitter at @ATT. © 2012 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. Mobile broadband not available in all areas. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies.

 

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