Union County Development Board
207 South Herndon Street
Union, SC 29379
Phone: 864.319.1097
Fax: 864.319.1099

Kathy Jo Lancaster, Executive Director

Mary Beth Hanvey, Administrative Assistant

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Union County About Us News & Events

$350 million and 1,000 jobs

UNION COUNTY — Much of the $350 million in new capital investment and the more than 1,000 new jobs Union County has enjoyed over the past decade has been due to the growth and expansion of existing industry which is …

Creating jobs and opportunities

UNION COUNTY — The story of the success of Standard Textile is the story of the company’s commitment to creating jobs for those who want to work, a commitment that dates back to the company’s founder, a refugee from Nazi …

At home or commuting all day

UNION COUNTY — A little girl wearing a pink necklace and holding a toy wand reminds her father not to be late for their tea party. A little boy at home plate getting ready to knock one out of the …

Gestamp North America Expanding Existing Union County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gestamp(link is external), an international manufacturer of metal automotive components, is expanding its existing facility in Union County in an effort to meet increased demand from local automotive original equipment manufacturers. The project is expected to bring $129 million …

Recycling company bringing 21 jobs to Union County

GES Recycling will bring 21 new jobs to Union County over the next five years, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley’s office announced Tuesday. The multinational metal recycling corporation has invested $6.3 million in its Union facility. GES Recycling, owned by GESCRAP, …

$20 million and 40 new jobs

UNION COUNTY — Twenty years after it first began operations in Union County Haemonetics is investing approximately $20 million to expand its facility on Medical Sciences Drive in the City of Union to quadruple production and create 40 new jobs.

More than 300 attend job fair

UNION COUNTY — Weeks of preparation and promotion came to a successful conclusion Thursday with more than 300 job-seekers attending the Union County Industry Job Fair at the Union County Advanced Technology Center. The Union County Industry Job Fair was …

Vapor Apparel now operating, growing

Looks to hire more local people Vapor Apparel now operating, growing By GRAHAM WILLIAMS Earlier this year, after Vapor Apparel announced plans to open a manufacturing facility in Union County, co-founder Chris Bernat was driving through Buffalo when he saw …