Toon In to Manufacturing Paula

Toon In to Manufacturing Paula

Hi, I’m Paula Smith. I’m the Human Resources and Safety Manager at EMS-CHEMIE (North America) Inc in Sumter, SC. We’re a manufacturer of high-performance polyamides.  I’ve been working here for 8 years and I love it. My birthday is November 24 and my favorite...

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To new heights: Shaw Air Force Base grows 24% in 10 years

To new heights: Shaw Air Force Base grows 24% in 10 years

BY SHELBIE GOULDING shelbie@theitem.com Shaw Air Force Base proved itself to be a staple to the military world and Sumter community as it continues to prosper in personnel growth and base operations. In a span of 10 years, Shaw Air Force Base grew more than 24% in...

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U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will kick off National Small Business Week (NSBW) next week. For more than 50 years, the weeklong event has recognized the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners to the local and...

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Nova Molecular to Break Ground on New Facility in Sumter, SC

Nova Molecular to Break Ground on New Facility in Sumter, SC

Nova Molecular Technologies, Inc. (Nova), a manufacturing company and lead producer of high-purity solvents will break ground on a new facility in the Pocotaligo East Industrial Site located off of US 521 in Sumter on Thursday, August 12th at 3:00 pm. The new facility...

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Southern Current expanding operations in Lee County

Southern Current expanding operations in Lee County

Company investing $38.8 million into expansion COLUMBIA, S.C. – Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, today announced plans to expand operations in Lee County. The company is investing $38.8 million into...

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SC military community virtual career fair

SC military community virtual career fair

Are you a veteran, transitioning military personnel, or a military spouse looking for a new career? South Carolina Future Makers is hosting a virtual career fair on June 23rd. For more information...

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