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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.

New Company and Expansion Announcements

26

New Direct
Jobs Created

1822

New Investment

$1,211,000,000

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

"eVAC is excited to become a member of the Sumter County community. This project represents a significant commitment by VAC to re-shore critical process and product technology, creating good paying and highly skilled jobs for residents of the community. With this support, we will directly contribute to U.S. energy independence and national security."
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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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