As manufacturing begins to return to the U.S., South Carolina is on the forefront of locations for global manufacturing companies. From aerospace and automotive to timber and firearms, businesses from around the world are taking notice of the pro-business environment in South Carolina and turning that into big business. Horry County has seen tremendous industry growth over the last five years, including the additions of new companies like BauschLinnemann and PTR Industries.
Manufacturing is a growing and thriving industry in Myrtle Beach. With access to a well-trained, readily available workforce and an affordable operating environment, more and more companies are looking to relocate or expand their businesses to the Grand Strand.
Specialized workforce development and training programs available in machine operations, C&C welding, robotics, engineering and more.
The Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing & Technology (SiMT) offers the only commercially available 3D metals printer in the Southeast, making additive manufacturing a viable option for the production of metal parts and prototypes