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The Lowcountry Manufacturers Council is an organization focused on the unique issues and common goals of the manufacturing sector.

Together, the LMC and the SCMA are South Carolina’s leading advocates for manufacturing.

Our Mission

To enhance the competitiveness, promote development of, and create positive impact upon the manufacturing sector of the Lowcountry of South Carolina.


As a regional division of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance, the Lowcountry Manufacturers Council offers manufacturers in the Lowcountry added benefits:

  • Regional council dedicated to local efforts and lead by local industry executives
  • Plant Tours once per quarter
  • Several Networking Events per year
  • LMC Annual Meeting in Charleston in addition to the SCMA Annual Meeting
  • LMC Annual Golf Tournament
  • Full SCMA membership privileges, including access to statewide conferences, informative programs, training seminars, and networking events


Lowcountry Manufacturers Council Annual Meeting and Dinner
Trident Technical College | N. Charleston, SC
October 12, 2021

Lowcountry Manufacturers Council Annual Golf Tournament
Wild Dunes Harbor Course
Spring 2022
Details coming soon


To join the LMC or become a sponsor of one of our events, contact Amy Tinsley at (803) 799.9695 or amy@myscma.com

Board of Directors

Kenneth Skiles
The Lincoln Electric Company

Vincent Lombardy
VTL Precision Inc.
1st Vice Chairman

Nate McGaughey
2nd Vice Chairman

Tom Daffron

Nick Gill

Ramon Healy
The Boeing Company

Toby Kearney
Zuuk International, Inc.

Gil Leatherwood
Leatherwood Manufacturing, Inc.

Casey Reed
Robert Bosch LLC

Joseph Schady
Alpha Sheet Metal Works, Inc.

Portia Sisk
Pegasus Steel

Jonathan Steinberg
Charleston Steel & Metal

Board Member Emeritus
Michael G. Leatherwood
Leatherwood Manufacturing Inc.