Columbia, SC — Provalus, an information technology (IT) support company, announced plans to establish operations in Clarendon County. The company’s new technology innovation center is creating 105 new jobs.
Founded in 2017, Provalus’ mission is to grow technology jobs in rural areas. The company develops undiscovered talent to deliver technology, business and support services for businesses.
Located at 34 North Brooks Street in Manning, S.C., Provalus’ new innovation center will expand the company’s domestic services for business process outsourcing, formation technology outsourcing and support. This is the third facility to open in just two years of business for Provalus. The company’s other two locations in Alabama and Texas are on target to employ over 500-newly trained IT professionals.
“We’re on a mission to bring jobs back to the U.S. Provalus is not only solving the tech talent shortage in America, it’s also giving families an opportunity to improve their livelihoods.” -Provalus President Chuck Ruggiero
“We’re proud to welcome Provalus to South Carolina and excited for the 105 new jobs the company is bringing to Clarendon County. This announcement is a milestone for the community, and we’re excited to see what the future has in store for Provalus.” -Governor Henry McMaster
“The fact that Provalus chose South Carolina for the company’s newest facility further proves that the Palmetto State has the business climate companies are looking for. We welcome Provalus to South Carolina, and we look forward to seeing the company thrive for years to come.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“We are consistently working at diversifying our local economy. Provalus’ decision to locate in downtown Manning builds on that strong foundation. We wish them tremendous success in this partnership.” –Clarendon County Council Chairman Dwight Stewart
“We are extremely excited to welcome Provalus to downtown Manning, as these information technology-related jobs will make a significant impact on Clarendon County and its citizens for years to come.” –Clarendon County Development Board Chairman John Tindal
“When opportunities like these become available, communities must be ready, not get ready. The city of Manning purchased the former Belk building in 2017; it was an investment for a future economic development opportunity. With Provalus choosing Manning, it proves the investment was definitely a good one. We’re excited that Provalus is establishing a site in our downtown, which will provide career opportunities for our citizens, neighboring communities and additional business opportunities.” –City of Manning Mayor Julia A. Nelson
“Provalus’ visionary decision to establish operations in Clarendon County provides an exciting opportunity for the IT landscape. Congratulations to Provalus and our friends in Clarendon County for amplifying our workforce and charting a bright future for small town tech.” –Central S.C. Alliance Chairman Mike Brenan
Five Fast Facts
- Provalus is establishing operations in Clarendon County.
- The new innovation technology center is creating 105 new jobs.
- Provalus is an information technology support company.
- Located at 34 North Brooks Street in Manning, S.C.
- Individuals interested in joining the Provalus team should visit https://provalus.com/join-us/jobs/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. With a strong international footprint, the Palmetto State was among the top in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment on a per capita basis in 2018 – extending its streak of top five finishes since 2011. Additionally, the state has won the Gold or Silver Shovel Award from Area Development magazine every year since 2011; and, in 2017, the state was recognized as Business Facilities’ State of the Year. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.