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Jones-Hamilton Co. To Expand Plant In South Carolina

July 1, 2019

CHESTER COUNTY, SC – Jones-Hamilton Co., an employee-owned manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, announced plans to expand its plant in Chester County, South Carolina. The Walbridge, Ohio-based company is the world’s largest producer of sodium bisulfate and a major supplier of hydrochloric acid to the North American market. Jones-Hamilton Co. President, Bernie Murphy, said […]

Boise Cascade Expanding Its Chester County Operations: Manufacturing Company Investing $17.5 Million in South Carolina Facility

June 19, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Boise Cascade Company (NYSE: BCC), one of the largest producers of engineered wood products and plywood in North America and a leading U.S. wholesale distributor of building products, is expanding its existing operations in Chester County. The company is investing an additional $17.5 million in the facility in a series of upgrade […]

Promoting STEAM in Chester County: Giti Math & Science Award Going Strong in Third Year

April 23, 2019

CHESTER COUNTY, SC (April 12, 2019) – From describing the Earth’s continental land forms to applying physics to an egg drop, Chester County students demonstrated impressive STEAM skills in this year’s Giti Math & Science Award which concluded with an April 11 awards ceremony. For the 3rd year in a row, Giti Tire sponsored a […]

GT Radial Maxtour LX Tire for CUVs and Passenger Cars Introduced in North America

March 21, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (March 15, 2019) – The GT Radial Maxtour LX grand touring tire is being introduced in North America to provide CUV and passenger car owners a quiet and smooth ride, combined with excellent traction and handling.  The majority of the size offering is produced at the Giti manufacturing plant in Chester County, […]

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 […]