Success Stories

There is something about Newberry. Something that draws unique, innovative companies to the city and helps them thrive.  From manufacturers that forge their own unique solutions to industry needs, to Olympic athletes honing their skills, Newberry provides a creative environment that fosters growth. Here are some of the stories behind the creative juices that flow through Newberry.


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Inspired Energy

Inspired Energy’s roots go back to 1994 as a division of Energizer Power Systems, the rechargeable OEM division of Eveready Battery Company. Energizer’s Intelligent Power Electronics Group (IPE Group) was created to explore the emerging needs for, “smart batteries,” that employ electronic circuitry within lithium ion and nickel-metal hydride battery packs to enhance safety and performance.

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Endoscopy Replacement Parts, Inc.

In 1979, when Joseph Bello founded Specialty Machining, Inc. in South Florida to service precision manufacturing contracts with companies such as Motorola and Gribetz, he probably never envisioned that someday his company would end up hundreds of miles north in Newberry.  But as the company continued to grow and evolve, it would eventually need to seek out a new home.

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The Gourmet Rodent

Founded in 1986 by Bill and Marcia Brant, The Gourmet Rodent specializes in serving two distinct areas of the reptile industry: high-quality feeder animals (hence the name) and reptile production.

 

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