If you drive by the Mercedes-Benz Vans site on Palmetto Commerce Parkway, you’ll see quite a lot has changed since Daimler announced the $500 million expansion investment of existing operations in North Charleston. The plant has been hard at work with the construction of the new facility, which will increase the plant size by three times. Currently construction is 99% complete, and installation and commissioning of equipment has begun.
Kershaw County’s innovative approach to workforce development has created an education and training campus dedicated to feeding the demanding workforce needs of today’s industries. This approach brings together industry, K-12, technical college and county resources to fuel job growth and economic opportunities.
In conjunction with its 25th anniversary celebration, Greystar, the South Carolina rental housing company with expertise in property management, investment and development, is opening two large-scale, side-by-side projects in downtown Charleston that showcase the company’s prowess and hint at its ambitions for the future.
Today, it’s more than just about staying connected; it’s about meeting the ever changing and ever growing needs of business while simultaneously addressing the unique needs of your customers and employees. Don’t let a faulty telecommunications infrastructure hinder the possibilities of your business.
In 1904, Home Telecom’s founder R.O. Winter saw new telephone technology as a community service. Six short years later, that new technology had quickly become a high-demand necessity. Today, technology is changing so quickly that it can be both exciting and intimidating.
In an extraordinary will written in 1886, Thomas Green Clemson set out to transform his beloved South Carolina through education. His audacious desire was to create, on his land, a “high seminary of learning” for the benefit of the state through the teaching of natural sciences and agriculture.
When most people think about Boeing in South Carolina, the first image that comes to mind is probably a sleek, modern and fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner. The Dreamliner is the most advanced commercial airplane in history, and the process of fabricating and assembling the airplane is a complex and highly technical one. As Boeing prepares to increase production rates of the 787 to 14 airplanes per month, the company is turning to its most valuable resource – the approximately 7,000 men and women who make up the Boeing South Carolina team – to lead the way
“When people walk through the doors of our North Charleston headquarters, they invariably remark that there’s something different; there’s a unique feeling, an energy and an excitement you won’t often find in other chemical companies. And it’s infectious,” said Michael Wilson, Ingevity’s president and CEO at the company’s first Investor Day held in New York City in early 2018.
Lowcountry residents benefit in myriad ways from living in a coastal city, but one aspect of life on the water that many fail to notice is the massive economic engine of the Charleston Harbor. As the South Carolina Ports Authority celebrates its 75th year, local ports are bringing more products to the state and exporting […]
In 1927, Myron B. Kahn put down roots in South Carolina, nurturing a dream that has grown into the largest privately owned construction company in the Palmetto State. Still family-owned, M. B. Kahn Construction Co. Inc. continues to thrive – building in industries as diverse as manufacturing, distribution, health care, education and wastewater treatment. Headquartered […]
What started as a company producing fence posts in the mid-1950s has become one of the largest regional players in the lumber business. Cox Industries chemically treats lumber and then resells it for a variety of uses from fences to utility poles. The company works in three main areas. Its residential offerings include decking, fencing, […]