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Columbia SC News Update 10-06-2011


German tire maker plans 1,700 jobs in Sumter County

Continental Tire North America, which has its headquarters in Fort Mill said today it plans to invest more than $500 million in a Sumter County tire manufacturing plant that will employ around 1,700 workers when the new facility begins operations in 2017.

West Columbia firm nabs $100M defense contract

Boykin Contracting will perform work on a range of federal projects in the Carolinas.

 


Bluestar Silicones plans R&D, factory in York

The French-owned company will relocate its two U.S. manufacturing facilities currently in Ventura, Calif., and Rock Hill, S.C., to a 226,000 square foot building on 20 acres in York.

Venture capital firm seeks life sciences investments

Hatteras Venture Partners looks to set up presentations with South Carolina life sciences companies during a conference Nov. 9-10 in Charleston. The firm focuses on the Southeast with a new $125 million fund for early stage life science innovation companies.




Construction spending up 1.4%, contractors report

Construction spending increased by 1.4% between July and August and was up 0.9% compared with August 2010, the Associated General Contractors of America reported in an analysis of new Census Bureau data.

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