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Feb. 22, 2019  |  Marion County Progress Inc. Economic Outlook Event: Looking Forward to 2019

MARION, S.C. – Marion County Progress Inc. welcomed more than 100 people for its Economic Outlook Dinner at the Academy for Careers & Technology.   Marion County Economic Development Director Julie Norman said the event highlights some of the accomplishments of 2018 and what to look forward to in 2019. 

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Feb. 19, 2019  |  Marion County Welcomes Maxwood Furniture As Its Newest Industry!

                                                                                                   

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Feb. 12, 2019  |  Progress of the Newest Spec Building

Inclement weather has caused several delays in the construction of our newest spec building which ground was broken on in late 2018. The completion date has been pushed back to mid/late April. However, every day that the weather cooperates, M.B. Kahn is hard at work getting the building complete.

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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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    I73 thru the Pee Dee
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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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