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Economic growth, where does Oconee County stand?

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by Caroline A. Warner Recently, the Economic Innovation Group published a study monitoring economic growth in the United States following our most recent recession called The New Map of Economic Growth and Recovery. The survey’s findings indicate that the majority of the country experienced negative business...

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Success Stories: BASF’s 2016 Expansion

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Since 1987, BASF has called Oconee County home. And now, nearly 20 years later, the chemical and refinery company has decided to dig its roots a little deeper by expanding its local operations. In June, BASF announced its decision to expand its operations through the acquisition...

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Made In Oconee – ITT Inc.’s Rob Hartman

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As part of our Made In Oconee campaign, we talked to ITT Inc.'s Rob Hartman. What does ITT Inc. make? ITT Inc. is a manufacturer of highly-engineered products for critical end-markets, such as transportation, energy and industrial manufacturing. At our site in Westminster, we have two main...

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The Importance of Mechatronics

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By Richard K. Blackwell   Advanced systems of manufacturing bring vibrant economic changes and business growth -- two things that are beneficial to the business landscape of South Carolina. Think about the manufacturing evolution of antilock brakes, photocopiers and windshield wipers. All efficient, user-friendly products made from the...

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