Existing Industry

Basic Strength. Sector Stability.

More than 75 manufacturing and industrial facilities call Sumter County home. From domestic powerhouses to global dynamos, companies thrive in a pro-business environment rich with superior assets and support in this region and across the state of South Carolina. Affordable land, we've got that. Shovel-ready sites, we have those, too. Along with a world-class staff prepared to assist in business expansion and success.

Companies thrive in a pro-business environment rich with superior assets and support in this region and across the state of South Carolina.

Companies thrive in a pro-business environment rich with superior assets and support in this region and across the state of South Carolina.

Sumter County Target Industries

And while we are set to serve many, our talent pool is especially groomed for:

Advanced Manufacturing

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  • Machinery manufacturing
  • Metal and product manufacturing
  • Chemical manufacturing
  • Electric/electronics manufacturing
  • Food manufacturing
  • Wood and paper manufacturing

Aviation and Aerospace

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  • Aircraft maintenance and repair services
  • Maintenance and repair services, aircraft
  • Inspection services, aircraft
  • Product and parts manufacturing
  • Aircraft engine manufacturing
  • Propulsion unit and propulsion unit parts manufacturing

Agribusiness and Food Processing

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  • Support activities for crop production
  • Forest nurseries and gathering of forest products
  • Timber Tract Operations
  • Cotton processing
  • Specialty food processing

Logistics/Distribution Facilities

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  • Warehousing services
  • Cold storage
  • Supply chain management
  • Wholesale and trade
  • Commodities management
  • Lumber and materials wholesaling

Data Centers

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  • Cloud service providers and hosting providers
  • Managed service providers
  • Data center operators
  • Asset management
  • Commodities management
  • Design and Construction

Medical and Pharmaceutical

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  • Drug and medical products distribution
  • Research and development
  • Health information technology
  • Hospital staffing
  • Therapeutics and diagnostics
  • Medical manufacturing

Retail and Hospitality

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  • Accommodation and food services
  • Parks and campgrounds
  • Restaurants and other eating places
  • Specialty retailers
  • E-commerce development

Advanced Manufacturing

Cogs / Gears icon
  • Machinery manufacturing
  • Metal and product manufacturing
  • Chemical manufacturing
  • Electric/electronics manufacturing
  • Food manufacturing
  • Wood and paper manufacturing

Aviation and Aerospace

Plane icon
  • Aircraft maintenance and repair services
  • Maintenance and repair services, aircraft
  • Inspection services, aircraft
  • Product and parts manufacturing
  • Aircraft engine manufacturing
  • Propulsion unit and propulsion unit parts manufacturing

Agribusiness and Food Processing

Tractor icon
  • Support activities for crop production
  • Forest nurseries and gathering of forest products
  • Timber Tract Operations
  • Cotton processing
  • Specialty food processing

Logistics/Distribution Facilities

Truck icon
  • Warehousing services
  • Cold storage
  • Supply chain management
  • Wholesale and trade
  • Commodities management
  • Lumber and materials wholesaling

Data Centers

Network icon
  • Cloud service providers and hosting providers
  • Managed service providers
  • Data center operators
  • Asset management
  • Commodities management
  • Design and Construction

Medical and Pharmaceutical

Medical icon
  • Drug and medical products distribution
  • Research and development
  • Health information technology
  • Hospital staffing
  • Therapeutics and diagnostics
  • Medical manufacturing

Retail and Hospitality

Information icon
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Parks and campgrounds
  • Restaurants and other eating places
  • Specialty retailers
  • E-commerce development
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  • Industry Relationship Builder
  • Proficient in crafting workforce solutions
  • Former SC Youth Apprenticeship Lead

Husband. Father. Coach   


Top 10 Industrial Employers

Company's Name Product

Continental Tire the Americas

Passenger and light truck tires

Pilgrim's Inc.

Fresh and frozen poultry

BD Diagnostics, Preanalytical Solutions

 Disposable blood collection devices-medical 

Thompson Industrial

 Industrial cleaning services provider

Eaton Electrical

Electrical distribution equipments

Santee Print Works

Fabric engraving, printing, dying, finishing, and testing services

Caterpillar Hydraulics

Hydraulic cylinders for heavy equipment

SKF

Precision bearings

Color-Fi Inc.

Solution-dyed polyester staple fiber manufacturer

American Materials Company

Sand, gravel, ready-mix concrete

LOCAL AND STATEWIDE RESOURCES AND SUPPORT TO MAKE SURE YOUR BUSINESS IS SUCCESSFUL AT EVERY LEVEL.


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Sumter By The Numbers

106,000

Sumter County Population

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State Property Tax

1.2 Mil

Population within a 45‑mile radius

Sumter By The Numbers

106,000

Sumter County Population

0

State Property Tax

1.2 Mil

Population within a 45‑mile radius