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Welcome to

THE NEXT BIG EXPANSION 

Where Businesses Don't Just Exist, They Thrive

TheLINK is home to global dynamos that import and export goods and products worldwide.

Since 2016, industries, population, and investment has grown
as a result of company expansions.

Company Expansions

20

New Direct
Jobs Created

1246

New Investment

$629,287,000

Top Industrial Employers 

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Global Presence in South Carolina

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More than 1,200 foreign-owned affiliates located in South Carolina

700+ European-owned operations

What Businesses Say

“SKF is the largest global supplier of bearings and related services and equipment.  We enjoy the availability of the resources that a large corporation provides, from investments in growth of our two manufacturing facilities to the global opportunities for employee development and their career growth.  We are excited about our future, and we know that the support of our community and by our current and future team members are key to our long-term success”
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Lee & Sumter, South Carolina 

Economic Development Alliance

TheLINK is a public-private economic development organization charged with facilitating the creation of jobs and the investment of capital in our region. 

Contact Information

10 E. Liberty St., Sumter, SC 29150

Toll Free: 800.888.7926

Phone: 803.418.0700

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