The owner of Charleston International Manufacturing Center on the Cooper River n Goose Creek is adding a $20 million facility that will make liquid sodium silicate for its tenants and other industries. Provided/CIMC
A $20 million manufacturing project taking shape in Berkeley County is expected to start producing a compound that’s vital to South Carolina’s fast-growing tire industry.
The Upstate-based owner of the Charleston International Manufacturing Center announced Wednesday that the liquid sodium silicate plant will be finished this summer, creating 11 jobs and helping to support hundreds more.
The chemical maker Evonik, which supplies tire manufacturers with a silicate derivative that makes their products more fuel efficient, will be among the first companies to benefit from the inve...Read More