J & J Machinery Transport Locates in Jasper County

J & J Machinery Transport Locates in Jasper County

November 14, 2017

J & J Machinery Transport, Inc., a company specializing in the transport and relocation of precision industrial and commercial machinery, has invested $2.5 million and created 8 jobs at the former Daniel Defense facility, located at 58 Firefly Drive in Ridgeland.

“J & J Machinery Transport, Inc. and its employees are excited about the opportunities that opening our newest terminal in Ridgeland, SC will present. The location complements our existing terminals in Greenville, SC and Charlotte, NC and enables us to more efficiently serve our customers that use the Georgia Ports for the import of their equipment,” said President Jim Jones.

Located at Exit 21 on I-95, J & J Machinery Transport’s location is within 34 miles of the Georgia Ports Authority Terminal in Savannah, GA and 78 miles to the SC Ports Authority Terminal in Charleston, SC.

“SouthernCarolina Alliance welcomes J & J Machinery Transport, Inc., as an asset to our industrial community, and we look forward to working with them for years to come,” said SouthernCarolina Alliance Chairman Buddy Phillips. “Jasper County provides an exceptional location for both interstate access and port proximity.”

According to Marty Sauls, Chairman of Jasper County Council and the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce, “J & J Machinery Transport will be an excellent fit for Jasper County, and we are grateful for their investment in our community. Jasper County and the SCA team continue to recruit quality companies and create jobs here in Jasper County. We are excited about the future.”

“Every job created in our community stimulates the local economy,” added Mayor Joey Malphrus of Ridgeland. “J & J is a growing company with an outstanding reputation for excellence, and we are proud that they have chosen to call Ridgeland, ‘home.’”

The J & J Machinery Transport facility is located in a 90,000 SF facility, secured with all amenities, providing the company with the ability to execute all container drayage and stripping needs, including forklifts with up to an 80,000-pound capacity for storage and handling. For more information on the company, please visit the website: www.jjmachinerytransport.com.

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SBA & Partners Are Here to Serve With These Webinars & Workshops!

 

We Are Here To Serve!

At the SBA, our workshops and webinars provide entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses the professional preparation required to grow in today’s business world. With workshops and webinars, you can focus on developing your business acumen. Please click on any course for workshop description. Join us in participating in some of our training workshops and webinars.

Webinars

Financing your Small Business Webinar
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – 9:00am EST
SBA Sponsored
Registration Required

Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You?
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 – 9:00am EST
SBA Sponsored
Registration Required

Differences and Similarities of Nonprofit and For-Profit Entities
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 – 9:00am EST
SBA Sponsored
Registration Required

Ask the SBA and SCORE!
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 – 10:00am EST
SBA Sponsored
Registration Required

In-Person Workshops

Capital Access and Contracting: Two Components Needed for Business …
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – 11:00am EST
SBA Sponsored
SiMT Gould Business Incubator
1951 Pisgah Rd
Florence, SC 29501
Registration Required

Business for Breakfast: Government Contracting 101 for Small …
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 – 8:30am EST
SBA Participating
Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce
701 Craven Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
Registration Required

Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Website, Facebook, and Online …
SCORE Business Mentor
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 – 10:00am EST
Resource Partner
Southern Wesleyan University
802 East Martintown Road, Classroom 10
North Augusta, SC 29841
Registration Required

Small Business Resource Day
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 9:00am EST
SBA Sponsored
Strom Thurmond Building
1835 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Registration Required

Start Your Business With The SBA and SCORE!
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 10:00am EST
SBA Sponsored
SC Works
700 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Registration Required

Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Website, Facebook, and Online …
SCORE Business Mentor
Friday, November 17, 2017 – 10:00am EST
Resource Partner
Agriculture Center
1555 Richland Ave, East
Aiken, SC 29801
Registration Required

Start Your Business With The SBA and SCORE!
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 – 10:00am EST
SBA Sponsored
SC Works
700 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Registration Required

 

SBA South Carolina District Office
1835 Assembly Street, Suite 1425
Columbia, SC, 29201
Phone: (803)765-5377
www.sba.gov/sc

 

 

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Southern Carolina Alliance Opens New Regional Office in Beaufort

 

SouthernCarolina Alliance is pleased to announce the location of a regional office in Beaufort County, located at 110 Traders Cross in Bluffton. The SCA office will be in suites 228 & 229, in the same location as the Beaufort County Economic Development Commission Office. To reach our staff at the new office, please contact Sandy Steele at 843.908.9409 or our regular number: 803.541.0023.

SouthernCarolina Alliance would also like to welcome Beaufort County’s new director of economic development, Mr. John O’Toole.

An award-winning economic development professional with expertise in economic development, community outreach, industrial development, business expansion and retention, John served as the lead community relations and economic development professional at Eversource in Hartford, CT, before accepting his position with Beaufort County.

Mr. O’Toole was recognized with the 2017 Connecticut Economic Development Association “Presidents Award”; the 2010 Northeast Economic Development Association’s “Developer of the Year” in Connecticut; and the 2006 Connecticut Economic Development Association “Member of the Year.”

SouthernCarolina Alliance’s board and staff have already begun orientation efforts with Mr. O’Toole and leaders from Beaufort County, and we look forward to our new partnership.

Mr. John O’Toole, Beaufort County’s new director of economic development.

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