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Dec. 13, 2017  |  Harbor Freight Tools Expansion

Governor Henry McMaster and other dignitaries were on hand at the Harbor Freight Tools groundbreaking ceremony held today to celebrate the additional 1 million sq. ft. expansion that will add another 500 new jobs at the company's east coast distribution facility in Dillon. This makes HFT's third expansion since locating

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Jul. 14, 2016  |  RJ Corman railroad is one step closer to being back on track in Marion County

The Vice President of Marketing for RJ Corman said they are right on schedule and plan on having their trains run down the tracks in March. The company bought the tracks, which run through Horry County, from Carolina Southern and has been working to get them operational ever since. It

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Aug. 10, 2015  |  Green Fence Recycling Corporation establishing Marion County operations

Green Fence Recycling Corporation, a startup recycling firm, is establishing operations in Marion County. The company is investing $2.5 million in the facility, creating 40 new jobs in Mullins, S.C. over the next five years. Established in 2014, Green Fence Recycling offers sorting, shredding and cleaning services for the recyclable plastics industry.

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May. 12, 2015  |  SOPAKCO expanding Marion County operations

SOPAKCO, a world-leader in the design, processing and packaging of processed foods, is expanding its Marion County operations. The company is investing $4.5 million to install a new fitment pouch line at its headquarters in Mullins, S.C. The investment is expected to create 56 new jobs. Founded in 1943 in Greenville, Tenn.,

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Oct. 10, 2014  |  Precision Southeast, Inc. expanding Marion County manufacturing facility

Precision Southeast, Inc., a manufacturer of injection molded plastic parts, is expanding its operations in eastern South Carolina. Headquartered in Myrtle Beach, the company is investing $16.6 million to expand its Marion County manufacturing operations, creating an expected 140 new jobs there over the next five years. This expansion complements recent growth

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Sep. 15, 2014  |  Quality Farms to establish first Southeastern presence in Marion County

A processor and convertor of wine and beer waste into fuel-grade ethanol and livestock feed is establishing operations in Marion County. Quality Farms is investing $1.9 million resulting in the creation of 27 new jobs in Mullins, S.C. Founded in 2011 in Dayton, Ohio, Quality Farms was established to provide beer, wine

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Aug. 10, 2014  |  South Atlantic International Logistic Center (SAILC) is a Regional Game Changer in Economic Developm

SAILC continues to garnish momentum with Marion County’s recently formed collaboration with Florence and Dillon Counties. This unrivaled 3,000 acre site boarded by 2½miles of CSX Railroad frontage was master planned by the world renowned firm of CH2MHILL. Currently the property is undergoing the site certification process

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Jul. 2, 2014  |  SOPAKCO to expand, create 120 new jobs in Marion County

SOPAKCO, a world leader in the design, production and packaging of shelf-stable, ready-to-serve foods, is expanding its Marion County operations. The company plans to invest $3.4 million to produce a new product line and create more than 120 new, full-time jobs. The company’s experience in processed foods began more than 60

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Mar. 21, 2014  |  Aerial Options expanding in Marion County

Aerial Options, a manufacturer and global supplier of water systems for the aerial fire truck industry, is expanding its Marion County plant. The company’s $410,000 investment is expected to add 5,000-10,000 square feet to its existing footprint along with 13 new positions, effectively doubling the Mullins, S.C. facility&rsquo

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Nov. 18, 2013  |  The Largest Initial Investment in Marion County History

Gov. Nikki Haley joined officials from Miami-based Essex Holdings Inc., a global resources company, today in announcing the company’s plans to establish a new facility in Marion County. The $54.4 million investment is expected to generate 215 new jobs. “We are excited about the opportunity to establish our new

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