Berkeley County Host Tri-County STEMersion Program to Connect Industry to Educators - Tri-County STEMersion Connects Industry to Educators MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Tuesday, January 28, 2020) Berkeley County Economic Development, along with partners at Charleston County and Dorchester County Economic Development and South Carolina Department of Commerce announce 3rd annual... Read More
Berkeley County Career & Resource Fair for High School Seniors and Public - HIRING? Let us help!Two Events – Two Audiences – One Fantastic Opportunity to Recruit Berkeley County Economic Development, Berkeley County School District, Service Member & Family Care (SMFC) and SC Works Trident would like to invite you to... Read More
Berkeley County Offers Manufacturing Training Scholarships in Cainhoy - (Thursday, January 16, 2020) Berkeley County will host an information meeting to provide training for manufacturing positions on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The meeting will be held at Cainhoy Elementary School. It is open to Berkeley County residents... Read More
ManuFirst SC graduation in Cross SC 21 Graduate from ManuFirst SC Program in Cross SC - [Nov 15, 2019] Berkeley County was honored to celebrate the 21 graduates from the ManuFirst program in Cross yesterday evening. The County worked with Berkeley County School District, Trident Technical College, and others to celebrate these individuals’ success in the... Read More
Berkeley County Ranked 8th Best in U.S. for Attracting Talent - [November 14, 2019] According to the Post and Courier, Berkeley County ranked 8th in the Nation for attracting new talent. “A new report that measures counties’ attractiveness to new talent placed Berkeley County eighth among the nation’s top-ranking... Read More
Curtiss-Wright Cuts the Ribbon on New State-of-the-Art Facility in Berkeley County for Steam and Air Solutions - [November 7, 2019] – Welcome to Berkeley County, Curtiss-Wright. The company celebrated its Grand Opening and Commissioning Event on Thursday. The 135,000-square-foot facility is located inside the Charleston Trade Center off Interstate I-26 in Summerville. The Steam and... Read More
Locally Owned TemperaturePro Opens in Moncks Corner - [November 6, 2019] Welcome TemperaturePro to Moncks Corner, off U.S. 17A. TemperaturePro is a HVAC franchise that offers heating, cooling, and indoor air quality services. The company is run by a U.S. Navy veteran who was a machinist... Read More
Berkeley County Industries Recognized at South Carolina Manufacturing Conference - [Oct 30, 2019] “Communicate. Collaborate. Cooperate.” That’s what Governor Henry McMaster said at the Salute to Manufacturing Awards Luncheon today to honor industries around South Carolina. Two industries in Berkeley County were among the 20 statewide that were... Read More
SAPIENCE AUTOMATION TO ESTABLISH OPERATIONS IN BERKELEY COUNTY - Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Investment creating 26 jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sapience Automation, a full-service integrator of robot systems, is establishing operations in Berkeley County. The $500,000 investment is expected to create 26 new jobs.  Focusing on the integration of... Read More
New Manufacturing Apprenticeship Alliance looks to create Custom Industrial Maintenance Program - In response to industry demand, Trident Technical College is exploring the development of a new Manufacturing Apprenticeship Alliance for industry sector partnerships to create in-demand, adult manufacturing apprenticeships. These unique programs will be employer-led and designed for industry needs based... Read More
ManuFirst SC Students in Cross Plan for Graduation Celebration - [Oct 28, 2019] – Over 20 adult residents of the Cross community and surrounding area are preparing for a graduation ceremony for the ManuFirst SC program. The celebration will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 6pm... Read More
Trident Workforce Development Area Incumbent Worker Training Program Funding Available - [Oct. 23, 2019] Incumbent Worker Training funds (IWT) is being made available under provisions of the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act.   The Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Program provides funding to help cover the costs of training needed to... Read More
A&R Logistics, Inc. Establishing Operations in Berkeley County - $60 million investment creating over 60 jobs OCT 21, 2019 – MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – A&R Logistics, Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing dry bulk transportation, warehousing, packaging, third-party logistics (3PL) and export solutions to the chemical... Read More
Timberland High School opens state-of-the-art welding lab - (October 18, 2019) – The $500,000 welding lab is a result of the collaboration of the Berkeley County Economic Development, W International, Pacolet Milliken /Cooper River Partners and Berkeley Electric Cooperative. With the help of local business/industry partners,... Read More
Goose Creek Job Fair Berkeley County Host Community Job Fair in Goose Creek - [September 23, 2019] – Berkeley County Economic Development, The City of Goose Creek, and SC Works Trident will be hosting a Community Job Fair on Friday, Oct 18, 2019. The event will be held at The City of Goose Creek’s Fire Department... Read More
Berkeley County Continues to Offer Scholarships for Manufacturing Training - Sign-up and information session scheduled Thursday, September 5 at 6 p.m. MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, August 22, 2019) Berkeley County will host an information meeting to provide training for manufacturing positions on Thursday, September 5, 6 pm.... Read More
Berkeley’s ManuFirst SC graduates ready to join local workforce - By Jenna-Ley Harrison jharrison@journalscene.com Aug 19, 2019  Thirty-two Berkeley County residents celebrate graduating from the ManuFirst SC program on Aug. 13 at St. Stephen Elementary School. Berkeley County Supervisor Johnny Cribb (left) shakes hands with program graduate Daylon... Read More
New CoOp@Nexton Commercial Building Helps Growing Number of Small-Business Owners - Nexton Announces Groundbreaking of High-Profile Commercial Property CoOp@Nexton Summerville, S.C. – July 9, 2019 – Nexton, a 5,000-acre master-planned community under development in the heart of Charleston’s I-26 growth corridor in Summerville, South Carolina, announced today the groundbreaking of CoOp@Nexton,... Read More
Berkeley County Announces Scholarships for Manufacturing Training in St. Stephen - MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Friday, May 31, 2019) Berkeley County will host an information meeting to provide training for manufacturing positions on Thursday, June 13th at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at St. Stephen Elementary School.... Read More
Absolute Haitian Cuts Ribbon on new 116,000 Sq Ft Facility in Berkeley County - [May 30, 2019] – Berkeley County was pleased to welcome Absolute Haitian to their new plant in Moncks Corner today at the grand opening ceremony. The 116,000-square-foot facility is located in Mount Holly Commerce Park, right off Highway... Read More
Atlantic Building Components Celebrates Expansion of Moncks Corner Headquarters - [May 3, 2019] Atlantic Building Components was founded 35 years ago, in 1984, at its headquarters in Moncks Corner. The company Manufactures roof and floor trusses. Now, they have three manufacturing plants across North and South Carolina, and... Read More
Nucor Steel in Berkeley County Wins Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Award - SCMA Honors Companies for Excellence in Corporate Responsibility (April 26, 2019) – Today, at its statewide annual meeting in Charleston, the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance awarded 20 South Carolina manufacturing facilities with the its Corporate Responsibility Award for... Read More
Berkeley County Community Job Fair at Trident Technical College Berkeley Campus - Berkeley County Economic Development and SC Works Trident Host a Community Job Fair at Trident Technical College Berkeley Campus [April 25, 2019] – Berkeley County Economic Development and SC Works Trident will be hosting a Community Job Fair... Read More
Berkeley County takes leading role in SC economic development report - Berkeley County takes leading role in SC economic development report BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. [MONDAY, FEB 11, 2019]  Berkeley County had three of South Carolina’s top economic development announcements in 2018, according to the state’s Commerce Department, which tallied nearly... Read More
St. Stephen Community Job Fair - Berkeley County Economic Development and SC Works Trident Host a Community Job Fair in Town of St. Stephen [January 28, 2019] – Berkeley County Economic Development and SC Works Trident in partnership with the Town of St. Stephen... Read More
VTL Precision expanding Lowcountry presence with new operations in Berkeley County -   VTL Precision expanding Lowcountry presence with new operations in Berkeley County $8.2 million investment to house new business line in Goose Creek, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C. [January 3, 2019] – VTL Precision, a leading developer and manufacturer of precision-engineered engine,... Read More
W INTERNATIONAL CREATING MORE THAN 600 JOBS IN BERKELEY COUNTY - Metal fabricator investing $35.2 million to support submarine industry BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. [TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018] – W International, a full-service manufacturer of large, complex, welded metal fabrications, today announced plans to locate new production operations in Berkeley County. The... Read More
Roper Opens Medical Office on Berkeley County Campus - Roper Opens Medical Office on Berkeley County Campus Monday, December 10, 2018 – Roper St. Francis Healthcare has opened its new Berkeley County medical office building, half of the hospital system’s new Summerville campus. “Our strategy in developing our... Read More
$100,000 AVAILABLE TO TRI-COUNTY EMPLOYERS SEEKING TO TRAIN CURRENT EMPLOYEES - $100,000 AVAILABLE TO TRI-COUNTY EMPLOYERS SEEKING TO TRAIN CURRENT EMPLOYEES DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS DEC. 13   NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Dec. 3, 2018) – Federal Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) funds totaling $100,000 are available through the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity... Read More
TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS OFFERING FREE LEAN MANUFACTURING TRAINING FOR 84 PARTICIPANTS THROUGH THE MANUFIRSTSC GRANT PROGRAM - TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS OFFERING FREE LEAN MANUFACTURING TRAINING FOR 84 PARTICIPANTS THROUGH THE MANUFIRSTSC GRANT PROGRAM Trident Technical College December 3, 2018 The demand for workers in high-tech lean manufacturing is expected to continue to surge in... Read More
Volvo Cars US Operations in Berkeley County Wins South Carolina Chamber Awards - Volvo Cars US Operations in Berkeley County Wins South Carolina Chamber Awards for Workforce Development and Manufacturing Employee of the Year 2018 Workforce Innovator Award for Medium-Sized Company The SC Chamber of Commerce‘s Workforce Innovator Awards honor companies... Read More
Evonik Industries Cuts the Ribbon on New Chemical Plant in Berkeley County - Evonik Industries Cuts the Ribbon on New Chemical Plant in Berkeley County Oct 16, 2018 – Berkeley County joined industry leaders today to cut the ribbon and celebrate Evonik Industries’ new chemical plant in Goose Creek. The precipitated silica plant... Read More
ManuFirstSC_Oct 9 Session Berkeley County Sponsors a Course for Manufacturing Training - Berkeley County Announces Additional Training for Manufacturing Jobs Sign-up and information session scheduled October 9 at 5 p.m.  MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, October 1, 2018) Berkeley County will host an information meeting to provide training for manufacturing... Read More
GOOGLE INVESTING $600 MILLION IN ITS BERKELEY COUNTY OPERATIONS - GOOGLE INVESTING $600 MILLION IN ITS BERKELEY COUNTY OPERATIONS Tuesday, August 28, 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of landmark data center COLUMBIA, S.C. [August 28, 2018] – Google today confirmed plans to further expand its existing campus in Berkeley County, marking the... Read More
Volvo Car University Training Center will be cornerstone for training and leadership development for the entire Americas region - Volvo Car University Training Center will be cornerstone for training and leadership development for the entire Americas region (August 24, 2018) – Volvo Car USA announced today that the company will create Volvo Car University. The University will embody... Read More
Berkeley County SC Lean Manufacturing Course August 2018 Berkeley County Announces Additional Training for Manufacturing Jobs - Berkeley County Announces Additional Training for Manufacturing Jobs Sign-up and information session scheduled August 2 at 5 p.m.   MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, July 23, 2018) Berkeley County will host an information meeting to provide training for manufacturing positions... Read More
Frampton begins work on hotel and conference development - Source: Frampton Construction Company Charleston, S.C. [July 11, 2018] Frampton Construction Company, LLC, a regional full-service construction firm providing planning and design support, preconstruction, construction services, and sustainability services throughout the Carolinas, is underway on construction of the Hilton... Read More
Nexans Announces $80 Million Expansion to Goose Creek Site For the only underwater cable manufacturing site in North America - Nexans Announces $80 Million Expansion to Goose Creek Site, The only underwater cable manufacturing site in North America Source: Post and Courier, By David Wren dwren@postandcourier.com (June 20, 2018) A French company that builds high-voltage cables in Goose... Read More
Volvo car to be built at Berkeley County plant site unveiled Volvo car to be built at Berkeley County plant site unveiled - Volvo car to be built at Berkeley County plant site unveiled Source: Live5News BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (June 20, 2018) – We’ve been hearing about it for years now, and finally, the Volvo Car manufacturing plant in Berkeley County is... Read More
Blackbaud Unveils New World Headquarters in Berkeley County - Blackbaud Inaugurates New World Headquarters in South Carolina Software leader’s state-of-the-art, eco-friendly hub to drive disruptive innovation and impact for global good at increased scale Source: Blackbaud News, Posted on June 12, 2018 by Nicole McGougan Charleston, S.C. (June 13, 2018) — Blackbaud... Read More
Goose Creek Aluminum Manufacturer JW Aluminum Plans $255 million Investment Connected to Expansion - Goose Creek aluminum manufacturer plans $255 million investment connected to expansion Source: Berkeley Independent  June 11, 2018 – A Berkeley County manufacturer of flat-rolled aluminum products announced Monday it has plans to invest $255 million connected to an expansion... Read More
New SC industrial park aims to create places for work and play - Camp Hall New SC industrial park aims to create places for work and play Source: Post and Courier By David Wren dwren@postandcourier.com June 4, 2018 – As new industrial parks sprout in the Charleston region and the competition... Read More
SAIC_May 2018_Groundbreaking_Berkeley County SC SAIC Celebrates Expansion in Hanahan with Groundbreaking Ceremony - SAIC Celebrates Expansion in Hanahan with Groundbreaking Ceremony Source: The Berkeley Observer HANAHAN, S.C.–Berkeley County leaders along with SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) officials broke ground Friday on a new expansion site in Hanahan. Through this continued growth, the... Read More
Absolute Haitian building South Carolina plant -   May 8, 2018 – Absolute Haitian Corp. is expanding operations in the United States with the construction of a new 116,000-square-foot facility in Moncks Corner, S.C., near Charleston. The company declined to say how much it was... Read More
Summerville, Berkeley County, and State Leaders cut the ribbon on the Nexton Interchange Parkway Ahead of Time and Under Budget - May 3, 2018 – Summerville, Berkeley County, and state leaders cut the ribbon on the Nexton Interchange Parkway Thursday morning in honor of the completion of the project. The project broke ground in 2015. It finished months ahead of schedule and... Read More
Berkeley County Business Chargeurs Wool USA Wins Industry Impact Award - Berkeley County business wins Industry Impact Award On Thursday, April 26, 2018, Chargeurs Wool USA, of Jamestown, was awarded a 2018 Industry Impact Award in Columbia by The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Governor Henry McMaster. The award... Read More
rePower South logo New Recycling Center RePower South Groundbreaking - RePower South Announces Construction of Berkeley County Recycling and Recovery Facility South Carolina Plant Poised to Transform Waste Processing
IFA Group Ribbon Cutting Ceremony_Berkeley County SC_March 2018 The IFA Group Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Expansion in Berkeley County SC - The IFA Group Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Expansion in Berkeley County SC March 15, 2018 – Berkeley County was honored to join The IFA Group for their ribbon cutting today at their new home in Summerville, SC.... Read More
SAIC expanding its operations in Berkeley County - SAIC expanding its operations in Berkeley County Company expects to create 200 new jobs in Hanahan, S.C.
Charleston International Manufacturing Center Announces New Liquid Sodium Silicate Facility - Charleston International Manufacturing Center Announces New Liquid Sodium Silicate Facility  
Supervisor Bill Peagler Delivers 2018 State of Berkeley County Address - Supervisor Bill Peagler Delivers 2018 State of Berkeley County Address
- January 24, 2014 MED-ALLY locating new operations in Berkeley County
- December 20, 2017 Thermo King locating new operations in Berkeley County, Automotive supplier creating 25 new jobs
- September 25, 2017: Volvo Cars growing Berkeley County operations, creating more than 1,900 new jobs
- July 20, 2017: IFA expanding manufacturing operations into Berkeley County
WORKFORCE: TEAM S.C. HOSTS VOLVO CARS EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING INFORMATION SESSIONS - WORKFORCE: TEAM S.C. HOSTS VOLVO CARS EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING INFORMATION SESSIONS June 15, 2017 – In May 2015, Volvo Cars announced plans to establish its first American manufacturing operations in South Carolina. Just over two years later, the... Read More
- February 1, 2017: Supervisor Bill Peagler Delivers 2017 State of Berkeley County Address
Evonik Logo - December 13, 2016: Evonik Corporation Launching Manufacturing Operations in Berkeley County
Thorne Research Logo - November 10, 2016: Thorne Research Establishing Headquarters and Manufacturing Operations in Berkeley County
Audio-Technica Logo - November 3, 2016: Audio-Technica Officially Opening New Operations in Berkeley County
stoba USA Logo - September 13, 2016: stoba Establishing Production Operations in Berkeley County
- July 1, 2016: Charleston International Manufacturing Center at Bushy Park Acquires Jacobs Facility in Berkeley County
- June 23, 2016: $2 Million MUSC Health Carnes Crossroads Opens Doors in Berkeley County
- June 22, 2016: Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler Addresses Googlefest 2016
- May 18, 2016: Blackbaud Expanding Berkeley County Operations
- April 13, 2016: Ground Breaking for New $19 Million Charleston Trade Center Building Set for Tuesday
- April 13, 2016: Fruit of the Loom to Hold Ribbon-Cutting for Palmetto Center Expansion in Berkeley County
- April 11, 2016: CPM Federal Credit Union Opens New Branches in Berkeley County and North Charleston
Volvo Logo - March 15, 2016: Local Construction Subcontractor Outreach Event Set for Volvo Factory in Berkeley County
- March 14, 2016: Supervisor Bill Peagler Delivers 2016 State of Berkeley County Address
- March 4, 2016: Resort Lifestyle Communities Breaks Ground on 130-Unit Community in Berkeley County
- February 23, 2016: Roper St. Francis Moves Quickly to Build New Berkeley County Hospital
- January 28, 2016: Residence Inn by Marriott Announced for Berkeley County’s Nexton Community
- November 17, 2015: West Branch Commerce Park in Berkeley Co. Receives CSX Select Site Designation
- November 9, 2015: Mankiewicz Coatings Breaks Ground on Expansion in Berkeley County Operations
- October 30, 2015: A&R Bulk-Pak, Inc. Establishing Berkeley County Operations in Moncks Corner
2015 SC Best Places to Work - SCRA, TQL, SPARC, Blackbaud, BenefitFocus, Energy One America - August 11, 2015: Six Berkeley County Businesses Named South Carolina Best Places to Work
Gerber Childrenswear Logo - August 5, 2015: Gerber Childrenswear to Construct New Distribution Center in Berkeley County
Smart Asset Logo - July 23, 2015: Berkeley County Ranks in State’s Top 5 Places for Investment Activity
Volvo Logo - May 23, 2015: Volvo Cars Selects Berkeley County for First Manufacturing Facility in Western Hemisphere