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Oct. 10, 2018  |  Southern Current launching new solar projects in Marion County!

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with five new solar facilities in Marion County. The company is projected to invest a total of approximately $16 million in the projects.   Southern Current is

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Sep. 26, 2018  |  A Look at What’s Coming Soon…!

On August 14th, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for this 100,000 sq ft speculative building that is currently being built in the Marion County Industrial Park, to attract new industry to the area. Construction has already begun and will be completed in early 2019. 

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Aug. 30, 2018  |  Groundbreaking for New Marion County Spec Building

On August 14th, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for a 100,000 sq ft speculative building being built in the Marion County Industrial Park, something desperately needed if we ever hope to attract new industry. Economic development is extremely competitive, and without suitable buildings required by today's manufacturers, we're

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Feb. 15, 2018  |  Auto Parts Distributor Locating to Marion County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – DMA Holdings, Inc. (DMA), an established supplier to the North American automotive parts aftermarket, is locating new operations in Marion County. With a $4.7 million investment, the company is projected to create 34 new jobs. Founded in 2008, DMA serves as the North American sales and distribution arm

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

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  • 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

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  • Impact Marion County

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

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