Job Creation and a Manufacturing Renaissance

Over 200,000 jobs have been created in South Carolina under President Joe Biden.

The Inflation Reduction Act unleashed a manufacturing and clean energy boom in South Carolina – attracting more than $14 billion private sector investments.

  • Scout Motors will invest $2 billion to make electric vehicles in the midlands, creating 4,000 jobs.

  • BMW will make a $1.7 billion investment to make electric vehicles, creating 300 jobs in the Upstate.

  • Redwood Materials will invest $3.5 billion to build a battery manufacturing facility in Berkeley County, creating over 1,500 jobs.

  • Pomega Energy Storage Technologies will build a lithium-ion battery plant in Colleton County, investing $300 million and creating 575 jobs.

  • Tin Thanh Group Americas will invest $68 million in Fairfax, South Carolina to make commercial tires, creating over 1,000 jobs.

  • Last year, President Biden visited Flex, a Midlands manufacturer of solar microinverters used to make solar energy. A recently announced partnership will create 600 jobs in the Columbia metro area.

Congressman Clyburn facilitated a $7 million Economic Development Administration investment for Ridgeville Road widening project to enhance South Carolina’s manufacturing. This benefits the Walmart distribution center which employs over 1,000 people.