130 jobs moving into old Springs building in Fort Mill

Staff reportsApril 24, 2014 

— An engineering services firm is moving its headquarters into the historic former Springs Industries offices in Fort Mill, bringing with it 130 jobs, state officials announced Thursday morning.

UC Synergetic, an engineering and technical services company supporting power and communications utilities, is locating its corporate headquarters and engineering operations in York County.

"We are looking forward to being part of the community of business owners and entrepreneurs that are in Fort Mill," said John Thompson, president of UC Synergetic. "This move will help us spur local and national economic growth.”

The larger corporate office, in the former Springs building at 123 N. White St., represents a $2.2 million investment for the company.

"UC Synergetic is a major player in the engineering of the exploding communications sector," said York County Council Chairman Britt Blackwell. "UC Synergetic is an exciting addition to our growing list of technology-driven companies in York County."

UC Synergetic is a subsidiary of Pike Corp., which bought the company in 2012. The new Fort Mill headquarters will oversee UC Synergetic’s more than 1,200 employees in 36 offices nationwide.

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