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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

Media Roundup:  Laurens County Business & Industry

04/22/2020 - Fibertex, Jostens shifting to meet medical needs- The Laurens County Advertiser  Laurens County industries stepping up to help fight COVID-19- ... READ MORE

Ware Shoals Plastics joins the pandemic response in providing PPE

04/16/2020 - Ware Shoals Plastics is the latest Laurens County industry answering the call for the need of personal protection equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus pandemic. Owner Craig Crawford initially responded to a survey that our LCDC office forwarded out in March, asking for any manufacturers that could help with the cause... READ MORE

Japan-Based Meiden America Switchgear Opens in Laurens County

04/15/2020 - LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. – Japan-based Meidensha Corporation is opening its new Meiden America Switchgear manufacturing facility in Laurens County. The company, with an investment of $8 million and the creation of 41 new jobs, is expanding production of its high voltage vacuum circuit breakers. The production center will be located at 2200... READ MORE

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