A North Carolina-based distributor of industrial packaging materials that started as a newspaper is investing $4.5 million to add more space to its existing Dorchester County operations.
With all of its federal permits now in hand, Palmetto Railways has hired a Washington, D.C., lobbyist to help secure federal funding for a rail yard linked to a new container terminal under co…
The North Charleston and Wando Welch terminals handled a combined 1.9 million truck transactions last year, up nearly 5% from 2017.
A North Charleston manufacturer of vehicle transmission assemblies is closing its Leeds Avenue site as part of a companywide restructuring, with 85 workers set to lose their jobs.
The threat of new tariffs on Mexican imports would deal a blow to South Carolina's automotive industry by raising prices on roughly $800 million worth of car parts that America's neighbor to t…
The U.S. Trade Representative has denied a request by Volvo Cars for an exemption to 25 percent tariffs imposed on Chinese-made vehicles that are imported to the United States.
WASHINGTON — Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America's allies — lifting import taxes on Canadian …
The Port of Charleston worked its biggest cargo ship on record last weekend, a milestone that came on the heels of another strong month on the waterfront.
ATLANTA — Machines are transforming the way textiles are produced — and they could fuel a comeback for the Southern textile industry.
Even in the hyped-up world of advertising, the truth can sometimes get stretched a little too far.
A "next generation" industrial park that broke ground a year ago in Berkeley County is about to get its first tenant space and a new nature trail that can be used by the public.
Dominion Energy South Carolina will appear on monthly bills and other correspondence starting Monday.
Along the Cooper River in North Charleston, dozens of students spend eight-hour days learning about mixed gas diving, ship husbandry and underwater welding.
South Carolina is a house that stands divided when it comes to the issue of offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean — at least if you are following legislation in Columbia.
Global logistics provider DHL Supply Chain said Tuesday it will open a $100 million distribution and warehouse center in St. George that will create about 450 jobs.
Wabco, a Swiss company with a 150-year history in the U.S., agreed to be acquired by a much larger German manufacturer for $7 billion.
Duke Energy's two electric utilities in South Carolina want to charge their customers a combined $225 million more per year to cover the cost of infrastructure improvements, new power plants, the environmental cleanup of coal ash and a nuclear project that never got off the ground.
A local organization for women working in the construction industry has quickly become the largest and fastest-growing chapter of its kind in the region. The organization has grown to represent almost 70 women.
The coffee was strong and so was the forecast for the 2019 economy.
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The redesigned S60 sedan that Volvo Cars builds near Charleston accounted for nearly one-fourth of U.S. sales in January as the automaker continued to build on record volumes even as profits a…
Anders Gustafsson, head of U.S. operations for Volvo Cars, told reporters at this month's North American International Auto Show that he's learned a lot about vehicle dealership franchise laws…
Volvo Cars set a global sales record in 2018 and sold more cars in the United States in more than a decade as the automaker's Charleston area-made S60 sedan started making its way to dealerships.
No one can predict with certainty what the economy will do in 2019, but this much is clear: The groundwork is in place for an active and memorable year in business.
W International, a welding and fabrication business, plans to spend at least $35.2 million at the former Jacobs Engineering site along the Cooper River at the Charleston International Manufacturing Center in the Bushy Park area near Goose Creek.
Boeing Co. hopes to get more help from one of the world's largest cargo jets to clear a backlog of 787 Dreamliner planes that are missing their engines.
The supply is there, and the demand is strong. The issue is getting timber from one place to another.
Healthcare US Co. Ltd. is moving into the 650,000-square-foot former Mack Truck and Guardian Building Products plant in Winnsboro.
A North Charleston manufacturer that sprung from the paper-making industry is looking abroad for growth as it aims to bulk up on niche chemicals that command premium prices.
With political pressure mounting, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and Attorney General Alan Wilson spoke last week about their opposition to President Donald Trump's effort to open up the Atlantic Ocean to offshore drilling.
Charleston County Government wants to join a growing list of agencies that are paying the Army Corps of Engineers to hire additional staff to expedite their permit requests.
The vehicle built at the new Volvo Cars plant near Ridgeville received a top safety rating this week from a European consumer group, just as the vehicles are showing up at U.S. dealerships.
The Georgetown steel mill would join Dallas-based Keystone Consolidated Industries Inc. as part of a proposed public stock offering next year, according to published reports.
The head of a Chinese fiberglass manufacturer that's set to open its first U.S. plant in Columbia early next year didn't want to talk about tariffs when he spoke at a World Affairs Council of …
Originally planned as the global production home of the remodeled S60 sedan, the Volvo Cars manufacturing campus near Ridgeville will — at least for now — share production of the automaker's n…
Bosch, a global technology and automotive supply firm and one of the Charleston region's top employers, is expanding its Anderson County operations with a $45 million investment, the company a…
An automotive industry supplier that opened its first U.S. manufacturing campus this year in Ridgeville said it will spend $40 million to expand the plant, citing increasing demand for its products.
German automaker BMW, which has its largest manufacturing site in South Carolina, is considering a second U.S. plant to help offset the impact of tariffs and currency rate fluctuations, the co…
A Michigan company that's aiming to build parts for a new class of U.S. Navy submarines wants to open a $35.2 million manufacturing site that will employ at least 600 people in the Bushy Park …
General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles.
The state's driver shortage is nearing a "crisis stage" said Rick Todd, CEO of the South Carolina Trucking Association. The organization estimates the state needs about 2,000 to 3,000 additional drivers to address its need.
Exports of BMW vehicles through the Port of Charleston declined again in October as the automaker said it plans to move more production of crossovers for the Chinese market, possibly its popul…
Retaliatory tariffs will prevent Volvo Cars from exporting S60 sedans from Charleston to China, the automaker's top U.S. executive said during a speech this month in Detroit.
In a record-setting year with plans for more jobs and a future expansion, Cummins Turbo Technologies in North Charleston is keeping a close watch on a potential risk — tariffs that are cutting…
Defense contractor SAIC is confident it will have plenty of work for its new manufacturing facility in Hanahan despite the military's decision to cancel a contract that spurred construction of…
BMW has stopped exporting South Carolina-made X3 SUVs to China and might build more cars in that country amid a trade war that's expected to cost the German automaker roughly $350 million this year.
Mercedes-Benz Vans reported record U.S. sales in October even though it hasn't started selling the Sprinters it's building from scratch at its new $500 million North Charleston campus.