UC Synergetic, an engineering and technical services company supporting power and communications utilities, is locating its corporate headquarters and engineering operations at 123 N. White Street in Fort Mill, South Carolina
. The company's $2.2 million investment is expected to bring 130 jobs to York County.
The larger corporate office, located in Fort Mill, will accommodate additional staff in response to the company's growing list of clients. "We are looking forward to being part of the community of business owners and entrepreneurs that are in Fort Mill. This move will help us spur local and national economic growth,” John Thompson, President of UC Synergetic said.
The company's commitment to Fort Mill for the next 10 years is expected to have a positive impact on the development of technical talent and job creation in South Carolina and across the country, South Carolina Department of Commerce officials said.
The new corporate headquarters
in South Carolina will be used to support UC Synergetic's 36 offices located throughout the country and more than 1,200 employees. "UC Synergetic's new location is central to our Southeastern operations for electric utilities and communication companies,” said J. Eric Pike, Chairman/CEO of Pike Corporation, UC Synergetic's parent company.
"We are excited UC Synergetic has decided to locate its headquarters in South Carolina - a reflection that our state's engineering and technical sector
continues to grow. We congratulate them on their $2.2 million investment and 130 new jobs,” said Governor Nikki Haley
"Over the last few decades, South Carolina has become a state that is successfully recruiting high-tech
jobs like the ones UC Synergetic will bring. Their presence here will help us retain and grow the talent
we have in our state,” Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt noted.