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Obama Administration Announces Eight Additional Promise Zones to Build Community Prosperity

Minneapolis, Sacramento, Indianapolis, Camden, Hartford, St Louis (MO) Pine Ridge (SD) & Low Country of South Carolina earn designation

The Obama Administration announced eight additional Promise Zones across the country, including six cities, one rural area, and one tribal community. Promise Zones are high poverty communities where the federal government partners with local leaders to increase economic activity, improve educational opportunities, leverage private investment, reduce violent crime, enhance public health and address other priorities identified by the community. Through the Promise Zone designation, these communities will work directly with federal, state and local agencies to give local leaders proven tools to improve the quality of life in some of the country's most vulnerable areas.


ACH Foam Technologies’ EPS Geofoam Supports Structure at The Hub in Columbia, South Carolina

Construction Industry Finds Success with ACH Foam Technologies’ EPS Geofoam in Diverse Applications

ACH Technologies’ Foam-Control EPS Geofoam is best known for its use on roadway and embankment projects. An engineered lightweight material made of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam with high compressive strengths and predictable material performance, Foam-Control EPS Geofoam has become an indispensable material for civil infrastructure. The reasons for its popularity are countless: the material has high compressive resistance, it reduces lateral and bearing loads, and saves labor and project costs. At about one-percent the weight of traditional earth materials, this cellular plastic material has a high compressive resistance up to 18.6 psi at 1% deformation. 


South Carolina Peach Farmer Chalmers R. Carr III Honored for Achievement in Produce Innovation

Bayer CropScience Produce Innovation Award Winner Focuses on Quality, Accessibility and Demand

Chalmers R. Carr III, owner and president of Titan Farms in Ridge Springs, S.C., is the recipient of the inaugural Bayer CropScience Produce Innovation Award. Carr was presented the award at the 2015 Ag Issues Forum hosted by Bayer CropScience in Phoenix.


Aunt Fannie's Continues to Expand with Adam Wilczewski Named Executive Vice President

High-growth Greenville-based company provides innovative, natural solution to a global food supply and safety problem

Aunt Fannie's, Inc., creator of an all-natural, non-toxic, powerful, fast-acting fruit fly solution called FlyPunch!™, continues its rapid expansion with the appointment of Adam Wilczeweski, formerly Chief of Staff at the U.S. International Trade Administration (ITA), as Executive Vice President. Aunt Fannie's burgeoning growth is reflective of the convergence of the soaring need for a solution to the global issue of fruit flies in food manufacturers, restaurants, wineries, homes and beyond, and the demand for safer, natural, non-toxic products. In fact, Florida'sDepartment of Agriculture and Consumer Services emphasizes that "Fruit flies are one of the most potentially destructive pests in the world." Aunt Fannie's meets this critical need with a safe, non-toxic, easy-to-use, university-researched solution that is being adopted by businesses, food establishments, and homes nationwide.


EV Bus Manufacturer Proterra Reaches 1,000,000th Mile in Revenue Service

EV Bus Manufacturer Proterra Reaches 1,000,000th Mile in Revenue ServiceCompany celebrates major milestone with event honoring transit agency partners as EV pioneers

North America’s leading manufacturer of zero-emissions battery-electric buses, Proterra Inc., recently congratulated its customers on achieving a major milestone for the EV industry: logging one million miles in revenue service.  The company celebrated this achievement with an event at its plant in Greenville, S.C. honoring its transit agency partners for their leadership as EV pioneers.


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