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

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 […]

Roseburg Chooses Chester County.

June 12, 2018

South Carolina Earns a Silver Shovel Award from Area Development Magazine. Read original article at Area Development Magazine. Arizona — 5+ Million to 8 Million Category Arizona cashed in on financial and business services projects on its way to earning a Silver Shovel for 2017. Leading the way in jobs promised was the expansion at […]

Morrison Textiles Wins Industry Impact Award

May 2, 2018

S.C. Department of Commerce Announces 2018 Industry Impact awards State celebrates industry for 27th year COLUMBIA, S.C. — As part of the 27th annual Industry Appreciation series, the S.C. Department of Commerce recognized its 2018 Industry Impact award recipients during an event on Thursday, April 26 at 701 Whaley Street in Columbia, S.C. Honoring businesses […]

Chester County Students Submit Impressive Projects in the Giti Math and Science Award Program

April 16, 2018

CHESTER COUNTY, SC (April 13, 2018) – For the 2nd year in a row, Giti Tire sponsored a Math and Science competition at the Chester County School District in South Carolina. Chester Park Center of Literacy Through Technology won the elementary division. Great Falls Middle School and Great Falls High School won in their divisions. The […]

Roy E. Wright Selected to Lead IBHS as Incoming CEO and President

TAMPA, April 5, 2018 – The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today announced that Roy E. Wright has been selected as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Wright is expected to assume both roles on April 25, during the next IBHS Board of Directors meeting. To ensure a […]

S.C. Department of Commerce hosts 28th Annual South Carolina Rural Summit

March 26, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Commerce gathered leaders from across the state on Monday, March 5 and Tuesday, March 6 for the 2018 South Carolina Rural Summit. Held in Columbia, S.C., this year’s event featured leadership development sessions, opportunities to share best practices between community leaders, an awards ceremony and presentations from a […]

Giti Tire Receives Walmart’s US Manufacturing Award

February 5, 2018

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (Feb. 5, 2018) – GITI Tire (USA) Ltd. received a US Manufacturing Award from Walmart for its strong commitment to produce American made tires that is expected to employ 1,700. The Giti Tire plant in Chester County, SC, has now begun producing passenger and light truck tires for the US market. Giti […]

UPDATED: New Workforce Center to be located near York Tech Chester campus

December 15, 2017

The site has been selected and the plans are being worked up; now it will be up to the voters. And when the name says “Career and Workforce Readiness Center,” the Chester County School District takes the “Center” part of the name seriously – the selected site is close to the county’s geographic center. At […]