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Good news travels fast in our county, so here’s a look at what’s happening this week.

Giti Plant Completes Audit to Supply Tires to Volkswagen: First OE Audit for the South Carolina Facility

February 15, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (Feb. 13, 2019) – The Giti Tire manufacturing facility in South Carolina has completed an audit by Volkswagen to supply two tire sizes for the 2019 Volkswagen Passat. The plant can now officially begin producing the premium All-Season Giti ComfortA1  in the 235/45R18 95H and 235/40R19 92H sizes for the popular Volkswagen […]

Giti Tire Is There to Smell the Roses

January 2, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (Dec. 28, 2018) – The 130th Pasadena Tournament of Roses® promises to be as spectacular and colorful as always. This year’s theme, “The Melody of Life,” celebrates music, the universal language. More than 700,000 people are expected to attend the Rose Parade® and millions more worldwide will enjoy the iconic event on […]

Medical University of South Carolina Approves Purchase of Community Hospitals

November 26, 2018

The addition of 4 hospitals increases the size and scale of the MUSC Health network. Read the full article by Mary Katherine Wildeman of The Post and Courier.

Giti Tire Announces Fitment on 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

September 17, 2018

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (Sept. 17, 2018) – Giti Tire (USA), Ltd. announced the company will supply H speed-rated original equipment tires, the GitiCOMFORT XA1 in size 215/65R17, for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV produced at the Volkswagen plant in Puebla, Mexico. “Gaining an OE fitment with such a prestigious automaker is an important step forward […]

Giti Tire Co-Sponsors Campaign to Recognize Women in Trucking

September 14, 2018

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA, (Sept. 14, 2018) – Giti Tire (USA) joined other trucking industry leaders and celebrities this month in sponsoring Mediaplanet’s “Empowering Our Female Truck Drivers” campaign to recognize the hard work and commitment of professional female truck drivers. The month-long campaign, which kicked off on in conjunction with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week […]

ShayoNano USA, Inc. launching new Chester County operations

September 5, 2018

Manufacturing facility to bring more than $14 million of capital investment COLUMBIA, S.C. – ShayoNano USA, Inc., an innovative developer of advanced materials, today announced plans to construct a new manufacturing facility in Chester County. The company’s $14.7 million capital investment is projected to bring approximately 40 new jobs to the community. ShayoNano is a […]

Change is Coming to Great Falls

August 28, 2018

“Nothing in South Carolina is equal to the (Great) Catawba falls… The wildness of the steep and rugged rocks … the waterfalls which are heard pouring down in different places of the precipice, with sounds various in proportion to their respective distances and descents – the hoarse hollow murmuring of the river running far below […]

Giti Wide Base Commercial Truck Tires Introduced in North America

August 15, 2018

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA, (August 9, 2018) – Giti Tire (USA) is introducing the Giti GDL633 FS ultra-wide base tire for the drive axle position and the GTL933 FS ultra-wide base tire for trailers in long haul applications in North America. The announcement on these “next generation” wide base tires, available in the 445/50R22.5 size, follows […]

Jeff A. Burgess Joins Chester County Economic Development

July 3, 2018

I am very pleased to announce that Jeff A. Burgess joined our team as Project Manager on June 24th. He will be recruiting prospective companies and assisting local companies in their plans for additional investment and job creation. Jeff has 20 years in economic development specializing in business relations, industrial recruitment, business retention and expansion, […]

Giti Commercial Tires Coming to North America

June 29, 2018

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA, (June 28, 2018) Giti Tire (USA) is launching the Giti brand of commercial truck tires in North America with a comprehensive line-up for long haul, regional, urban/light duty and mixed service applications. The tire manufacturer provides original equipment commercial truck tires to more than 300 models of trucks and buses worldwide and […]