Downtown Columbia has gained a new tenant with Sensor Electronics Technology Inc. moving some of its staff into the former National Bank of South Carolina building at Main and Lady streets.
The fast-growing, high-tech company, which makes ultraviolet LEDs, has moved 11 workers into a 3,800-square-foot suite of offices, said Tim Bettles, director of marketing and sales.
The staffers work in administration, marketing, accounting and sales, Bettles said.
The company moved the workers from temporary facilities at the former Boozer Lumber store on Atlas Road. It is rapidly expanding its manufacturing facility there, Bettles said.
In October, Sensor Technology announced that it was investing $20 million and adding 5,000 square feet to its facility. The expansion is expected to create 150 jobs...
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