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ZF Invests $200 million and creates 500 new jobs with new production line

02/05/2021 - ZF Announces $200 Million Investment in North American Commercial Vehicle Transmission Manufacturing ZF announced this week that it is investing $200 million in commercial vehicle transmission manufacturing in North America. Beginning in 2023, ZF will produce the ZF PowerLine 8-speed automatic transmission at the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Gray Court,... READ MORE

Jonathan Coleman named one of North America‚Äôs Top 50 Economic Developers

02/03/2021 - Consultant Connect Recognizes Jonathan Coleman as one of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers of 2021 Consultant Connect, a consulting agency designed to bridge the gap between economic developers and site consultants, announces its 2021 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers. The economic development professionals selected for... READ MORE

Take a look back at year 2020 with LCDC

02/02/2021 - What a year 2020 was. Even with the many unexpected challenges and roadblocks that came along with the Covid-19 pandemic, the Laurens County Development Corporation continued to grow and prosper. We invite you to view our 2020 Annual Report & Year in Review at the following link:  2020 Annual Year in... READ MORE

Help ‘Fight the Spread’ in Laurens County

01/15/2021 - The Laurens County Development Corporation, the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce, Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital, and local leaders and municipalities are working together to encourage those who live and work in our county to take personal responsibility in the efforts to “Fight the Spread” of Covid-19. The... READ MORE

Setterstix Corporation establishing operations in Laurens County

11/12/2020 - More than $11.7 million investment will create 80 new jobs Setterstix Corporation (Setterstix), a paper stick manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Laurens County. The more than $11.7 million investment will create 80 new jobs.  Founded in 1938, Setterstix manufactures and ships more than 17 billion paper sticks throughout the United States, Canada... READ MORE

Community Efforts Needed to Slow Spread of Covid-19

07/20/2020 - LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. – The Laurens County Development Corporation (LCDC) is working to rally citizens in our community—and the state as a whole—to help slow the spread of Covid-19. Last week, in partnership with the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce, LCDC began promoting the ... READ MORE


07/08/2020 - The Laurens County Development Corporation and the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce have been working together to promote the SC Chamber of Commerce's #WearItSC campaign in the hopes that many will jump on board as we band together for a strong, unified County message.  We hope this... READ MORE

Governor, US Secretary of Commerce Visit Laurens County Industry, Fibertex Nonwovens

06/08/2020 - LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. – On Friday, June 5, Fibertex Nonwovens in Gray Court hosted South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross during their visit to the Upstate to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on business and industry. Fibertex was one of several Laurens County... READ MORE

Renfro Distribution gifts protective masks to Laurens County front line workers

05/07/2020 - City & County officials and first responders gathered on Thursday, May 7 at Renfro Clinton Distribution to accept a donation of 18 cases of masks for Laurens County first responders. Renfro’s Director of Distribution in Clinton, Kristi Baker, spoke and shared that the company as a whole is... READ MORE

Media Roundup:  LCDC in the news

04/22/2020 - Can the SC auto industry survive the coronavirus pandemic?- Meidensha to open Laurens Co. facility- The Laurens County Advertiser Fountain Inn Industry- The Clinton Chronicle Meiden America Switchgear announces Laurens county... READ MORE

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