More than 20 representatives from local industries and the Sumter School District met to discuss current and future workforce and talent development initiatives. “Graduate in to Greatness” is a new initiative to provide High School seniors with a solid career path as they prepare to graduate.
Sponsored by TheLINK Economic Development Alliance in conjunction with the SC Department of Commerce regional workforce advisor.
Business is great HERE! We continue to grow and expand our industrial portfolio. Nova Molecular Technologies is building a new facility with plans to invest $14.9 million and create 25 new jobs. BD is currently under construction for a major expansion investing $150 million and creating 125 new jobs. King Machine has recently expanded its operations investing $2.6 million and adding 30 new jobs. Also, we’re underway with a 50,000 sq.ft spec building in the I-20 Industrial Park in Lee County. A strong industrial sector speaks to the strength of your community and economy. Their investments demonstrates their trust in our leadership and the belief in our ability to regenerate talented workers. #business #leadership #expansions #jobs #investments
More than 50 community leaders convened at the Bishopville Opera House for an Economic Development update for Lee County. Information was presented regarding new business announcements and expansions, community investments, and talent development initiatives. Local and state government officials were in attendance, along with leaders in business and education.