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State of the Low Country: Boeing Big Draw For Aerospace Suppliers

There’s no doubt that the aerospace industry in the Lowcountry, the state of South Carolina, and the entire Southeastern United States took a major step forward when Boeing opened for business in North Charleston in 2011. But there’s more to the aerospace sector along the Carolina coast than the huge company.

State of the Low Country: Charleston County: The Big Three Medicine, Manufacturing, and Tourism will Continue to Ride a Wave of Growth in 2018

Charleston’s economic outlook for 2018 remains strong, with the area’s Big Three industries—service, tourism, and manufacturing—once again driving growth.

State of the Low Country:Berkeley County Experiencing Phenomenal Growth

Berkeley County is in the throes of a healthy growth spurt that’s been ramping up in recent years. Last year, County Supervisor Bill Peagler proclaimed, “Berkeley County is open for business, and Berkeley County means business!”

State of the Low Country: Lowcountry Driver: Automotive Manufacturing

Think about automotive manufacturing sort of like an NFL team. You’ve got the high-marquee players, the star quarterbacks and wide receivers with the big-time brand names.

Meritor Expanding In Clarendon County

The $5.2 million investment is projected to create 31 new jobs.

Clayco Opens Greenville Office

Clayco has served clients in the South Carolina region with nearly $500 million worth of projects completed throughout the state in recent years.

J. Geiger Shading Expands Operations

The company's $1.1 million investment is projected to create 26 new jobs.

Emser Tile Opens in Charleston

The new location marks its first in South Carolina.

Low Country Case & Millwork Expands Operations

The company is projected to bring $7 million of capital investment and create at least 10 new jobs.

EDA Invests in Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in S.C.

According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 86 jobs, and spur more than $16 million in private investment.