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Target Industries

When we say advanced manufacturing, we mean it. With the use of innovative techniques and processes, TheLINK region is home to industries that consistently utilize the latest technology and methods to improve product quality and production. Select below for targeted industry clusters.

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Fabricated Metal Manufacturing

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Food and Beverage


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Electrical Equipment 


Surgical & Medical Instrument Manufacturing

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TheLINK’s manufacturing sector is a regional powerhouse, leading to
opportunities for expanded value chains and
vibrant supporting clusters.

Manufacturing is in our DNA

Cluster Analysis

TheLINK region has the largest competitive advantage (as measured by location quotient) in Manufacturing, Construction, and Government. While Government is not traditionally seen as a high-value target, a large number of armed services in the region brings unique skill sets and expertise to the local labor pool.

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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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