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Jostens aids in fight against coronavirus

03/30/2020 - Another local Laurens County manufacturer is stepping up in the fight against the #coronavirus. Jostens, known to be an American manufacturer of memorabilia, is now exploring ways to help with medical personal protective equipment at their plant in Laurens. Since the outset of the COVID-19 crisis inside the United States,... READ MORE

Coronavirus and Workforce: Resources/Helpful Information

03/18/2020 - *Several Laurens County industries are hiring right now! Check out our Higher Opportunity website for direct links to company job listings:        Below are just a few links and articles that may be helpful in these times. We will continue to add... READ MORE

Nucor purchasing TrueCore of Laurens

12/12/2019 - Nucor Corp. announced this week that it is acquiring TrueCore in Laurens. TrueCore produces insulated metal panels serving the cold storage market, with plans for additional commercial and industrial applications. Nucor and its affiliates are manufacturers of steel and steel products, with operating facilities in the United States,... READ MORE

LCDC Staff Graduates of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute

11/07/2019 - LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. –Laurens County Development Corporation (LCDC) Executive Director, Jonathan Coleman, and Assistant Director, Lynn Finley, graduated from the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute on October 24, 2019 at the OU EDI Fall session held in Denver, Colorado. OU EDI is an intensive 117-hour certificate program which... READ MORE

Laurens County Development Corporation Seeks Community Input for New Economic Development Strategic Plan

10/28/2019 - LAURENS COUNTY, October 28, 2019—The Laurens County Development Corporation (LCDC) has contracted Avalanche Consulting, an Austin-based economic development strategy firm, to develop a new economic development strategic plan for Laurens County. The main goals of this strategic planning process are to continue the economic momentum that has been building in... READ MORE

ZF Transmissions Gray Court holds 4th annual Signing Day

08/08/2019 - On Tuesday, August 6, three Clinton High students and two Laurens District 55 High students joined the ZF Transmissions Gray Court team as Maintenance Apprentices. The five Laurens County students participated in a scholarship signing event held at the Piedmont Technical College Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Laurens. This was the fourth... READ MORE

Laurens County Leads the Upstate in Wage Growth

04/30/2019 - Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Laurens County with an almost 60% increase in wages from 2008 to 2017.  Laurens County has had tremendous job growth over the last several years, yielding tremendous wage growth that leads the Upstate region and greatly surpasses the State and National average. This... READ MORE

The Muffin Mam, Inc. launching new Laurens County operations

04/10/2019 - Wholesale bakery and supplier to create approximately 114 new jobs   The Muffin Mam, Inc., a leading manufacturer of baked goods headquartered in Simpsonville, S.C., is launching new production operations in Laurens County. The company’s $18.8 million investment is projected to create 114 new jobs.  The Muffin Mam, Inc.... READ MORE

CeramTec North America to expand Laurens County operations

03/27/2019 - Supplier and Sales Organization for Advanced Ceramic Components investing $20 million, creating new jobs. LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. – Advanced ceramics manufacturer CeramTec North America is once again expanding its existing facility in Laurens County. CeramTec North America, the first ceramic-to-metal seal manufacturer in the world, is a global... READ MORE

Job Fair | March 21 | Piedmont Tech- Greenwood

03/13/2019 - Piedmont Tech and SC Works to Host Regional Job Fair on March 21   Source: Piedmont Technical College | Kristine Hartvigsen, Public Information Coordinator On-the-spot, face-to-face job interviews are guaranteed to everyone who attends the Upper Savannah Regional Job Fair on Thursday, March 21, in Greenwood. That is the very nature of... READ MORE

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