CDE: The Innovate Fund

Brown Packing

Brown Packing
Project City:
Gaffney,
Project State:
SC
Project Year:
(2018)
Brown Packing Co., Inc. is a third-generation, family owned meat packing business in non-metropolitan Cherokee County. The company has grown to 371 full-time employees, 80 percent of which are minorities. It …
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TDC Cutting Tools

TDC Cutting Tools
Project City:
Seneca,
Project State:
SC
Project Year:
(2015)
TDC Cutting Tools, Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cutting tools, established its overseas headquarters in Oconee County, S.C. at the same site as its subsidiary, Greenfield Industries …
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Greenco Enterprises

Greenco Enterprises
Project City:
Greenville,
Project State:
SC
Project Year:
(2016)
Established 100 years ago, Greenco Beverage Co. is one of the largest beverage distributors in Upstate South Carolina. Recently, the company purchased approximately 12 acres of property along the Poinsett …
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Arris Manufacturing

Arris Manufacturing
Project City:
Clio,
Project State:
SC
Project Year:
(2020)
Through its investment in Arris Manufacturing (“Arris”), The Innovate Fund was able to support the acquisition and retrofitting of the former Baldor Electric facility in Clio. Dormant since 2016, the …
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Legacy Charter School

Legacy Charter School
Project City:
Greenville,
Project State:
SC
Project Year:
(2016)
Improvement of charter school facilities to increase offerings and programming Current enrollment of 1,250 students with the capacity to increase enrollment to 1,430 students. Nonprofit Legacy Charter School, a public …
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Sweet Street Deserts

Sweet Street Deserts
Project City:
Greenville,
Project State:
SC
Project Year:
(2015)
Sweet Street Desserts, which has more than 700 employees and is headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is considered the premier gourmet dessert manufacturer in the world, providing a wide range of …
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Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County

Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County
Project City:
Concord,
Project State:
NC
Project Year:
(2019)
The Boys and Girls Club is expanding services through the construction of an additional 29,112 square feet of space at their current location, according to a news release. After the …
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Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans

Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans
Project City:
New Orleans,
Project State:
LA
Project Year:
(2010)
The DCSNO Carrollton project is an expansion of an existing community healthcare center. The expansion is a 2-story steel frame, brick veneer building. After completion, the existing and new building …
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NEXT Innovation Center

NEXT Innovation Center
Project City:
Greenville,
Project State:
SC
Project Year:
(2009)
Competing in the world market for talent, technology, capital and jobs, the Upstate’s economic transition hinges on the ability to bridge its deep roots in manufacturing with an entrepreneurial environment …
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Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre

Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre
Project City:
Ridgeway,
Project State:
VA
Project Year:
(2017)
Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre (CCBC) is a modern business and technology park designed to attract major manufacturers with the potential to add value to the local economy and create thousands …
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Highland Baking

Highland Baking
Project City:
Spartanburg,
Project State:
SC
Project Year:
(2018)
Highland Baking Co. (HBC) currently has two production facilities, one located just outside of Chicago and one on Asheville Highway in Spartanburg, which opened in 2012 and quickly reached its production and employment …
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Swiss Krono

Swiss Krono
Project City:
Barnwell,
Project State:
SC
Project Year:
(2018)
250,000-square-foot expansion on Swiss Krono’s existing Barnwell manufacturing facility. The expansion includes the construction of a new medium-density fiberboard (MDF) manufacturing line, ancillary wood yard, energy plant and waste treatment …
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