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E.A. Sween Company, a leading supplier in the ready-to-eat sandwich industry, today announced plans to establish operations in Greenwood County. The company is investing $38 million and creating 300 new jobs. Learn more about the E.A. Sween Company and sign up for recruitment announcements here: easween.sctechjobs.com.
AESC, a world-leading Japanese electric vehicle battery technology company, has announced it will build a state-of-the-art battery cell gigafactory in Florence County. The $810 million investment will create 1,170 new jobs and will support the company’s multi-year partnership with the BMW Group. Learn more about AESC and sign up for recruitment announcements here: aesc.sctechjobs.com.
Oshkosh Defense, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation has announced plans to establish operations in Spartanburg County. The $155 million investment will create more than 1,000 new jobs. Located at the Flatwood Industrial Park in Spartanburg, Oshkosh Defense’s new operations will support the United States Postal Service (USPS) Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) program. The company will manufacture zero-emission battery electric vehicles and fuel-efficient low-emission internal combustion engine vehicles that will replace USPS’ existing fleet of delivery vehicles. Production of the NGDVs is expected to begin summer 2023. readySC will be assisting with recruiting and training. Sign up for email alerts: www.readysc.org/oshkoshdefense.
Redwood Materials, a producer of anode and cathode battery components for electric vehicles, along with Governor Henry McMaster, today announced plans to establish operations in Berkeley County. The company’s $3.5 billion investment, which marks the largest economic development announcement in the history of South Carolina, will create 1,500 new jobs. Learn more about Redwood Materials and sign up for recruitment announcements here: redwoodmaterials.sctechjobs.com.
Scout Motors Inc. (“Scout”) is establishing its first manufacturing plant in Blythewood, which is near Columbia, South Carolina. At the Richland County site, the company will build all-electric, next-generation trucks and rugged SUVs harkening back to the iconic Scout vehicles produced from 1960 to 1980. The company’s $2 billion investment has the potential to create 4,000 or more permanent jobs. At full capacity, more than 200,000 Scout vehicles may be produced annually at the facility. Learn more about Scout and sign up for recruitment announcements here: scoutmotors.sctechjobs.com.