Success stories

Charleston is the place that inspired America’s first theatre and museum. So it’s no wonder that we’re inspiring more innovations and success stories every day. Take, for example …


When we made the decision to establish a new 787 Final Assembly and Delivery site, our foremost objective was to strengthen Boeing’s long-term competitiveness and protect our ability to deliver on the promises we make to our customers. We took into account the business environment, logistics, and infrastructure at several locations around the country, and concluded that South Carolina was the most attractive choice. Read More


The Charles River Labs team in the West Ashley section of Charleston has been producing and selling limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) reagent since the early 1990s. This product is used around the world for the detection of environmental pyrogens—any type of substance that, when it enters the blood stream of an animal or person, causes fever. Detecting these contaminants in manufactured pharmaceuticals is vital for the safety of the patients who will eventually use them. Read More


SAIC provides scientific, engineering, analytical, and technical system support to government and commercial clients in Charleston and around the world. Read More

Cummins Turbo Technologies

Cummins Turbo Technologies has developed from a small English company known in the industry as Holset Engineering. The company was originally created to produce silicon dampers and flexible couplings. Read More


UEC Electronics (UEC) was founded in 1995 in Charleston, SC, with 5 employees and a 2500 square foot facility. Over the years, UEC has expanded its engineering, rapid prototyping and lean, innovative manufacturing capabilities to require four facilities in the Low Country, comprising over 80,000 square feet and employing over 200 personnel Read More