A regional economic development organization that seeks to bring corporate investment and jobs to the nine counties of northeastern South Carolina.

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance’s (NESA) primary objective is to significantly enhance the quality of life for residents of the region by creating additional jobs and capital investment within the existing industry base, recruiting new companies and expanding tourism-related development.

Many successful companies have chosen to make their home in the NESA Region because of our low cost of doing business, excellent location and high quality of life. Because of the NESA Region’s highly productive workforce and pro-business environment, area businesses have thrived and continue to do so.

Some of the NESA Region’s major employers include: ABB, Beneteau, Conbraco, DSM, General Electric Healthcare, Georgia Pacific, Hitachi (Metglas), Harbor Freight Tools, International Paper, Johnson Controls, Kyocera (AVX), Mohawk Industries, Monster Worldwide, Nan Ya Plastics, Nucor, Perdue Farms, QVC, Ruiz Foods, Sonoco, Wal-Mart Distribution Center and Wix Filtration.

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