Columbia, South Carolina, Nov 03, 2010 -- Today, Edwards Printing officially dedicated its new web printing facility near Westminster, SC. Edwards Printing is the production facility for The Journal newspaper and Golden Corner Shopper’s Guide of Seneca/Clemson, SC, as well as a commercial printer for many other English and foreign-language newspapers across the Southeast.
The estimated cost for this project is $2.7 million. USDA Rural Development provided a $740,000 zero percent pass-through loan to Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, Inc., who in turn provided a zero interest loan with a 10 year term to Edwards Printing.
USDA Rural Development promotes economic development by providing loan and grant programs to finance and foster growth in business development, homeownership, and critical community and technology infrastructure. For more information regarding USDA Rural Development programs, contact the area office at (864) 224-2126, or by visiting USDA’s web site at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov.