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

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 […]

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 […]

U.S. Senator Tim Scott Visits Giti Tire Plant in Chester County

December 6, 2017

RICHBURG, SC – Dec. 5, 2017 – Giti Tire welcomed U.S. Senator Tim Scott yesterday for a tour of the company’s new 1.7 million square-foot facility located in Chester County. Sen. Scott, from South Carolina, got a “crash course” in tire making and manufacturing at Giti Tire’s newest and most advanced tire manufacturing facility. He […]

Dieffenbacher builds the world’s largest LVL press at Roseburg

October 9, 2017

CHESTER, S.C. – Utilizing Dieffenbacher’s expertise in particleboard, Roseburg Forest Products will produce approximately three million cubed feet of LVL boards per year on one line. Roseburg, a leading producer of particleboard, MDF, and thermally-fused laminates, contracted Dieffenbacher to supply the microwave preheating system and the world’s largest continuous press and stacking system at the […]

ATI and GE Aviation investing in joint Chester County operations

October 4, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) and GE Aviation have selected the property adjacent to ATI’s Richburg, S.C. operations as the site for a new research and development (R&D) facility. This joint venture is expected to create 29 new jobs. ATI (NYSE: ATI) is a global manufacturer of technically-advanced specialty materials and complex components […]

Giti Tire Announces Multiple Fitments on 2019 Volkswagen Passat

June 19, 2017

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (June 15, 2017) – GITI Tire (USA), Ltd., has received confirmation that two Giti tire sizes will come as original equipment on the 2019 Volkswagen Passat. The premium All-Season Giti ComfortA1 will be sized in 235/45R18 95H and 235/40R19 92H. This marks the first original equipment placements for Giti brand tires that […]