Right to Work South Carolina Sees Business Expansions

Three businesses are expanding soon in Right to Work South Carolina. These are AVANTech, Elbit Systems, and Luxor Scientific. No doubt, these expansions are a result of the state’s Right to Work laws. But the businesses aren’t the only one benefitting either. Altogether, these three companies will create a total of 371 new jobs. So this is exciting news!

Read on to find out more about each investment.


AVANTech is expanding in Right to Work Columbia, South Carolina with a $3.6 million investment that will also create 17 new jobs.

“South Carolina is a great place to start a small business. Since Tracy Barker, my co-founder, and I started the business 22 years ago, we have grown to over 200 employees serving over 15 countries due to the support of the state. We have provided solutions to many of the world’s toughest problems including radioactive water treatment after the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan and the U.S. Department of Energy high-level radioactive liquid waste tanks.” […]

“We congratulate AVANTech on its expansion in Richland County. This announcement is further proof that South Carolina is an ideal location for businesses to grow and thrive.” 


Elbit Systems:

Elbit Systems is expanding soon in Right to Work North Charleston, South Carolina, creating 300 new jobs for the state!

“This is an exciting milestone for Elbit America, building on decades of investment and growth in the U.S. defense market. Establishing this facility is part of a strategy to increase Elbit’s engineering and manufacturing capabilities in the U.S. and contribute to strengthening America’s defense industrial base. We selected South Carolina due to its strong support for economic development, the availability of skilled workforce and the existence of a robust supply chain.” […]

“South Carolina continues to show itself as extremely competitive for companies looking to set up new operations. Elbit Systems of America, LLC’s decision to locate its new facility in South Carolina is another sign that our state’s business-friendly climate, skilled workforce and exceptional market access are working to attract investments that create new jobs within our borders.” […]

“The Port of Charleston is the nation’s most productive and efficient port. Charleston’s globally-connected infrastructure, robust defense sector, established automotive supply chain and reputation as a talent magnet influenced the company’s decision to locate here to better serve its customers. Elbit Systems of America, LLC will be a tremendous asset to our thriving defense, automotive and advanced manufacturing clusters.”


Luxor Scientific:

Luxor Scientific is investing $3.2 million in order to expand in Right to Work Greenville, South Carolina. This will also create 54 new jobs!

“We are excited to continue Luxor Scientific’s growth and investment in Greenville. Our team has established itself as one of the best serving our community, and we are glad to be adding to our capability and to our numbers. We are ever thankful to Greenville County and the S.C. Department of Commerce for helping us make this expansion a reality.” […]

“When companies like Luxor Scientific, LLC operate in South Carolina and find success, it highlights the diversity of our state’s economy. We congratulate Luxor on this expansion in Greenville County and look forward to watching their continued work in South Carolina.” […]

“We are always pleased when a homegrown company like Luxor chooses to expand here in Greenville County. Luxor’s leading-edge expertise in life sciences has made them a strong resource to our state and to communities across the country already, and we are delighted that they have chosen to continue that growth from right here in Greenville County.”  


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