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Southern Carolina Regional Development Alliance

Southern Carolina Regional Development Alliance

Our mission is to sustain and create jobs that will improve the quality of life in the seven counties of Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper in South Carolina.

Located halfway between New York and Miami, the Southern Carolina region of S.C. is positioned for easy access to major interstates and trucking routes, as well as the aerospace hubs and ports of Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA. It is within a day’s drive of over 2/3 of the U.S. population where you can easily access established domestic and international markets. Home to some of the most successful and innovative companies in the aerospace, automotive, manufacturing and technology industries, these business sectors are a key component to our region’s economic success. Thanks to our business friendly environment, our close proximity to major transportation outlets, our workforce and tax incentives, a multitude of industries have found success in the Southern Carolina region of South Carolina.

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Southern Carolina Regional Development Alliance

Community Profile

Population

296,019

2,363,161

(60-Mile Radius of Center of Region)

GDP per Capita

37,063 $ (State of South Carolina)

Workforce

131,780

1,117,892

(60-Mile Radius of Center of Region)

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Chemicals / Plastics / Advanced Materials, Fabrication, Food / Beverage Processing, Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics

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Southern Carolina Regional Development Alliance

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
LeCreuset (France) Distribution 174
Swiss Krono (Switzerland/Germany) Advanced Manufacturing, Wood Products 168
Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (Germany) Aerospace, Automotive, Advanced Manufacturing 115
Nupi Americas (Italy) Advanced Composites, Plastics 37
Meter Bearings Group (Italy) Automotive 8