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12:26 am on Thursday July 17, 2014

Ithaca Gun Company no longer set to come to Horry County

Ithaca Gun Company, an Ohio-based firearms manufacturer, has not responded to a deadline and appears will not be coming to Horry County. In October of 2013, the company had announced plans to bring 120 high-skilled jobs and a capital investment of...
9:10 am on Thursday July 10, 2014

Horry County courting major manufacturing project

Horry County is a finalist for a major manufacturing project that could create more than 100 jobs and spur an investment of over $100 million, local officials said. An unidentified Southeastern company is looking to expand and Horry is one of a...
7:54 am on Wednesday March 26, 2014

Aynor gun manufacturer prepares for first shipment

Friday officials with PTR Industries say they will ship out their first round of gun orders. PTR Industries is the gun manufacturer that moved to Aynor from Connecticut earlier this year. Bob Grabowski, PTR Industries Purchasing Manager, says Friday...
10:17 am on Thursday January 30, 2014

International brewing business brings new jobs to Horry County

On Wednesday, the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation announced that an international manufacturing company has plans to expand its business to Horry County. The Canada-based company is called Accent Stainless Steel. It...
11:17 am on Sunday June 23, 2013

To draw S.C. manufacturing jobs, there's lots to improve

With Boeing's large new presence in South Carolina, our state has some room for bragging rights when it comes to drawing manufacturing jobs. Still there's a lot that could be better, at least according to Ball State’s Center for Business and...
8:54 am on Tuesday May 7, 2013

SC lawmakers target Connecticut gun manufacturers

Connecticut's loss could be Horry County's gain. A gun manufacturer may be moving to the Grand Strand. Bristol, Connecticut-based PTR Industries is looking to relocate.
3:20 am on Friday October 5, 2012

First North Charleston 787 Dreamliner ready for pickup (Update: Today)

Image by North Charleston The North Charleston-made plane takes to the skies in May before receiving it's final Air India branding. Update: The first North Charleston assembled 787 is due to be picked up this morning, and flown away on Saturday....
10:25 am on Wednesday August 15, 2012

Van body maker to open North Charleston plant

Walk-in and delivery van body maker Morgan Olson announced Wednesday that it plans to establish a new plant in North Charleston. It's an estimated $1 million investment that is expected to generate 119 new jobs. Below are more details from a city...
8:35 am on Monday June 11, 2012

First North Charleston 787 Dreamliner takes flight (Update: New paint job)

Image by Boeing The North Charleston assembled 787 with Air India branding.Update June 11: South Carolina’s first Dreamliner returned to the Lowcountry on Sunday night from Fort Worth, Texas, looking sharper than ever with a new paint job. I'll...
5:55 am on Wednesday May 23, 2012

First #CHS 787 Dreamliner to fly today

Boeing The North Charleston assembled 787 with Air India branding. Update May 23: In a tweet, Boeing has announced that the 787 Dreamliner is expected to fly today. The company wrote on their @BoeingAirplanes account on Tuesday that, "1st flight of...