Jul 27

Oconee Economic Alliance Announces New Project Manager Hire

SENECA, S.C. – The Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) is pleased to announce the addition of Tyler James. A native of Laurens, South Carolina, Tyler joins the OEA team as Project Manager. He has hit the ground running, tackling several initiatives of the Oconee Economic Alliance, including working with Oconee existing industry. Tyler James is a […]

May 12

BASF Corporation expanding operations in Oconee County

BASF Corporation expanding operations in Oconee County Expansion will create 50 new jobs Seneca, S.C. –BASF Corporation, a leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts, today announced plans to expand operations in Oconee County. The expansion will create 50 new jobs. BASF Corporation’s Oconee County site is a specialty chemical catalyst manufacturing operation. The company […]

Mar 24

Table for Two: Food and Beverage in Oconee County

Table for Two: Food and Beverage in Oconee County By Emily Hodge   As the world recovers from the initial impacts of Covid-19, the importance of freight and shipping networks are of higher general interest than, arguably, they’ve ever been before. As the country went into lockdown, online shopping became a lifeline for many American […]

Feb 04

Horton celebrates global opportunities centered in South Carolina’s burgeoning manufacturing community

S.C. Governor joins local leaders, Horton CEO for ribbon cutting at company’s new Oconee County facility Westminster, S.C. – Horton Inc., a global leader in heavy-duty and industrial engine cooling systems, announced today its newest facility is now fully operational. The company’s state-of-the-art Oconee County, South Carolina plant positions it for extensive growth in the […]

Jun 09

2020 Census: We’re all counting on you.

When we mapped out our editorial calendar for the year, this month’s opinion piece was supposed to be about the importance of completing the 2020 Census. Then, COVID-19 hit. As we began to take everything in stride, and the virus began to make a bigger impact, completing the census took on a somewhat new level […]