Feb
16

Commerce Recruits 19,000 Jobs, $4 Billion in Investments

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– Columbia Regional Business Report

The S.C. Department of Commerce’s recruitment efforts in 2008 resulted in the announcement of 18,993 new jobs and $4.1 billion in capital investments, the agency reported Friday.

Specific sector leaders included metal fabrication, high-tech manufacturing, automotive, advanced materials, alternative energy and information services. These jobs are expected to come online in the months and years ahead.

Companies committing to invest in South Carolina plan to create new jobs in the following industries:

• Manufacturing 49%.
• Service 44%.
• Distribution 7%.

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