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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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May. 15, 2013  |  Harbor Freight Tools’ breaks ground in the Tri-County Gateway Industrial Park

Harbor Freight Tools broke ground on its$75 million distribution center expansion at the Tri-County Gateway Industrial Park in Dillon Wednesday as S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley and representatives from Marion, Dillon and Marlboro Counties looked on. The groundbreaking ceremony was a formality after Harbor Freight Tools’ announced the expansion

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Apr. 10, 2013  |  Aqua City Inc. establishing new facility in Marion County

Aqua City Inc., a producer of water filtration products and bottled water, today announced that it plans to establish a new production facility in Marion County. The $1.5 million investment is expected to generate 50 new jobs. “We’re excited about the opportunity to begin our new operations in Marion

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Feb. 21, 2013  |  Coca-Cola Consolidates Distribution Centers

CoCa-Cola is consolidating their numerous and smaller distribution centers into Regional Distribution Centers. One of the regional centers will be located in Marion County. The Marion location will create approximately 40 new jobs.

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Dec. 18, 2010  |  Marion County to celebrate “Beach Ball” landmark project at Industrial Park

Drivers traveling along US 501, most in route to Myrtle Beach, have a new landmark to spot when visiting Marion County. Workers completed a special project, painting the water tower at the Marion County Industrial Park into a beach ball. County officials are adopting a new slogan, “It’s

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Jun. 6, 2010  |  Marion County Spec Building

Pee Dee Electricom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pee Dee Electric Cooperative, has partnered with Marion County to build a spec building in the Marion County Industrial Park with completion scheduled for the Fall of 2012. 12-acre site less than 10 minutes from I-95 50,000 square feet expandable to 200,000 square feet LEED ready

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Aug. 10, 2009  |  Softee Supreme Diaper Corporation to Locate Operations in Marion County

$6 million Investment expected to generate 262 new jobs. “We are pleased to expand our operations to Marion County. Our company spent considerable time looking for a place for our operations, and Marion County seemed like the perfect fit for us. The business environment is excellent and we will be able

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Mar. 9, 2009  |  Marion County adopts slogan, “It’s Just Right!”

After launching a public campaign inviting citizens to submit their ideas for a new slogan for Marion County, a committee of various diverse leaders were solicited to review, select or enhance one of the entries. “We had a tremendous response from the public. The slogans were extremely varied although

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  • Congressman Rice Tours DMA Sales LLC

    Congressman Rice Tours DMA Sales LLC
    Congressman Rice Tours DMA Sales LLC in Marion County

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  • I73 thru the Pee Dee

    I73 thru the Pee Dee
    I73 in the Pee Dee (Dillon, Marion, Marlboro) and Horry

    SEE VIDEO

  • Beneteau USA

    Beneteau USA
    A world-class provider of "floating dreams"

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  • Capps II Site

    Capps II Site
    Conceptual Site Layout & 3D Rendering

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  • Howard B. Smith Site

    Howard B. Smith Site
    Conceptual Rendering

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  • Sopakco Packaging

    Sopakco Packaging
    Two expansions within the last two years

    SEE VIDEO

  • Impact Marion County

    Impact Marion County
    A grass-roots effort born out of the need to assist small businesses in MC

    SEE VIDEO

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