Geocent to open Lowcountry facility, bring 100 jobs

COLUMBIA, SC (WCSC) - The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Charleston County Wednesday announced that Geocent LLC will establish its new facility in Charleston County. The $2 million investment is expected to generate 100 new jobs.

"We see investing in Charleston as a great opportunity to expand our role supporting our customers at SPAWAR LANT and also take advantage of new opportunities created by the boom in growth of commercial industry in the area," said Lori Savoie, CEO of Geocent. "South Carolina provides us with an excellent business environment and we appreciate all the support we have received from state and local officials."

Geocent LLC is a defense and information technology company that will open its new facility in the Lowcountry Innovation Center in North Charleston in January. The New Orleans-based company will provide support to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic.

The company will begin hiring for the new positions immediately.

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