Category Archives: Manufacturing

Females in Industry Celebrated at SCMA’s Inaugural Palmetto Women’s Manufacturing Forum

Event recognized the impact of female leaders in the manufacturing field (Columbia, SC) – Today, the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) hosted the inaugural Palmetto Women’s Manufacturing Forum at Nephron Pharmaceuticals in West Columbia, SC. Photos from event & award presentation in the link here “The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance is the voice for manufacturing in South Carolina and women, who…
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Leeco Steel to Open Ninth U.S. Distribution Warehouse Outside Of Atlanta

Leeco Steel, one of the largest suppliers of carbon, HSLA and alloy steel plate in North America, announces it will soon open its ninth U.S. distribution warehouse outside of Atlanta, Georgia. The new location will allow Leeco Steel – an O’Neal Industries affiliate company – to better serve customers in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina…
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2019 South Carolina Safety Summit

March 12-14, 2019 The Marriott | Spartanburg, SC Register Now Want to know what other manufacturers are doing in their facilities to achieve safety in the workplace and hear directly from OSHA officials? Join us for this two and half day summit. This event offers the opportunity to engage with OSHA representatives, industry experts, and…
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SC Future Makers Workforce Forum

SC Future Makers, an education initiative of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance, is hosting a workforce forum on Tuesday, March 26 at the Center for Manufacturing Innovation in Greenville, SC. The purpose of this forum is to provide manufacturers and business leaders with timely workforce information about opportunities to connect with talent. Presentations Include: Project…
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Inaugural Palmetto Women’s Manufacturing Forum

[caption id="attachment_20648" align="alignleft" width="1000"] Lou Kennedy, CEO & Owner of Nephron Pharmaceuticals[/caption] (Columbia, SC) – The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) hosted the inaugural Palmetto Women’s Manufacturing Forum at Nephron Pharmaceuticals in West Columbia, SC. “The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance is the voice for manufacturing in South Carolina and women, who play a significant role in our industry,…
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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Announces Intent to Acquire Specialized D&D Expertise

WILMINGTON, North Carolina—December 10, 2018—GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced today its intent to acquire the business and certain assets of REI Nuclear, LLC (REI Nuclear), a Columbia, South Carolina-based decommissioning technology and tooling design company. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of 2018. REI Nuclear specializes in performing preliminary design, testing,…
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PCI certification expands Smith-Columbia’s market reach

[caption id="attachment_16143" align="alignnone" width="1650"] Smith-Columbia precast concrete manufacturing facility. Hopkins, SC[/caption] PCI certification expands Smith-Columbia’s market reach COLUMBIA, SC – July 24, 2018 - Smith-Midland Corporation (OTCQX: SMID) division announcement. The Smith-Columbia plant in Hopkins, South Carolina was awarded full B2 & C1 plant certification by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) on July 18th. “This…
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Showa Denko Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Graphite Electrodes Business in USA

(RIDGEVILLE, S.C. – July 11, 2018) Showa Denko Carbon, Inc. (SDKC), located in Ridgeville, South Carolina and the leading producer of ultra-high performance large diameter graphite electrodes, is proud to announce its 30th anniversary of business in the United States. SDKC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Showa Denko KK (SDK). For three decades, the…
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Milliken & Company Announces Leadership Transition

[caption id="attachment_15855" align="alignleft" width="240"] Halsey M. Cook Jr.[/caption] Milliken & Company’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Halsey M. Cook Jr. as president and CEO effective September 1, 2018. J. Harold Chandler will return to his role as chair of the board of directors. “The board of directors is confident that…
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