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Scholarships Available for New ManuFirst SC Session Starting August 16

Four-week training course prepares County residents for manufacturing jobs MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Tuesday, July 20, 2021)- Berkeley County residents interested in growing their qualifications for manufacturing jobs can apply for scholarships for the ManuFirst SC program HERE. This free program is… Read More

$300M-plus Downtown Nexton breaks ground near Summerville

June 3, 2021 – Berkeley County joined local leaders to break ground on the new Downtown Nexton. The multi-million dollar project is expected to take five to seven years to complete and will cover just under 100 acres…. Read More

Century Aluminum Expanding Operations in Berkeley County with $60M Investment & 100 New Jobs

Century Aluminum expanding operations in Berkeley County More than $60 million investment will create 100 new jobs   Berkeley County, S.C. – Century Aluminum, one of the nation’s largest primary aluminum producers, today announced plans to expand operations in Berkeley County. The… Read More

Mainstream Pine Products Selects Berkeley County Site to Lead its North American Strategy

The 10-acre biorefinery facility in Charleston International Manufacturing Center will be capable of processing 110,000 tons of crude tall oil from wood pulp used in paper manufacturing. (January 29, 2021) GOOSE CREEK | SC – This week, Mainstream… Read More

Berkeley County Industry Playing Vital Role in COVID-19 Vaccine

(Post and Courier) SUMMERVILLE — A vital part of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution is built here, and Gov. Henry McMaster paid a visit Tuesday to celebrate it.  Horizon Scientific Inc. has recently gotten more attention after being the… Read More

Berkeley County Economic Development Welcomes Bidd Smith as Project Manager

[Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020] Berkeley County Economic Development announces the addition of Bidd Smith to its team, in the key role of Project Manager. Smith joins this dynamic department as a pivotal proponent and seasoned employee of the… Read More

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 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