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Charleston International Manufacturing Center Celebrates Arrival of Perigon Engineering, Phillips Industrial and Nexans High Voltage

The Charleston International Manufacturing Center celebrated the arrival of three new tenants on Wednesday, June 13th.

Nexans High Voltage, Phillips Industrial Services and Perigon Engineering are investing a total of $100MM and will employ close to 300 people.

South Carolina State Senator Paul Campbell and Berkeley County Supervisor Dan Davis thanked the 150 guests for their dedication to the community and focus on creating jobs and opportunities in the Lowcountry.

The celebration honored some of the many people that helped make these projects a reality by recruiting these companies to the area. Gene Butler, Head of the Berkeley County Economic Development Office, Merle Johnson of the Charleston Regional Development Alliance and Tammy Coghill with SCANA’s Economic Development and Governmental Affairs Group all played pivotal roles in making these projects a reality.

In addition, The Charleston Branch Pilots Office and US Army Corps of Engineers were presented with awards for their positive contributions to the projects successes. Julia Winkler of the Charleston Harbor Pilots Office and Lieutenant Colonel Edward Chamberlayne, Commander U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Charleston District accepted the awards.

June 19th, 2012   |  Posted in: Press Release