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MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Largest Employers – All Sectors

Company
Employee Range
Line of Business
Prisma Health – Upstate 5000+ Healthcare System
State of South Carolina 5000+ State government
Greenville County Schools
5000+ School district
BMW Manufacturing Corp.
5000+
Automobile manufacturer
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
5000+
Not for profit healthcare system
Michelin North America, Inc. 5000+ Tire Manufacturing
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc 5000+
Retail stores and distribution
Clemson University
5000+
Public research University
Milliken & Company
5000+ Textiles, floor covering, performance materials, and specialty chemicals manufacturers
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
2501 to 5000
General medical and surgical hospitals
Ingles Markets
2501 to 5000
Retail grocery stores
Bi-Lo LLC
2501 to 5000 Retail grocery stores
AnMed Health
2501 to 5000
General medical and surgical hospitals
Pickens County
2501 to 5000
County government
GE Power
2501 to 5000 Power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies
United States Government
2501 to 5000
Federal Government

Largest Employers – Manufacturing

Company Name Employee RangeĀ  Line of Business
BMW Manufacturing Corp. 5000+ Automobile manufacturer
Michelin North America 5000+ Designs, manufactures, and sells tires for every type of vehicle
Milliken & Company 2501 to 5000 Textiles, floor covering, performance materials, and specialty chemicals manufacturers
GE Power 2501 to 5000 Gas turbine manufacturing
Magna International 1001 to 2500 Manufactures automotive body panels, car seating, and front and rear exterior components; assembles body systems
ZF Transmissions Gray Court 1001 to 2500 Manufactures an 8-speed automatic transmission, as well as the world’s first 9-speed automatic transmission
Electrolux 1001 to 2500 Top-freezer refrigerators and under-the counter refrigerators
Robert Bosch, LLC 1001 to 2500 Manufactures oxygen sensors, integrated air fuel modules, transmission control modules and other parts
Nestle Prepared Foods Division 1001 to 2500 Frozen specialties
Sealed Air Corporation 1001 to 2500 Plastic products, food packaging products and solutions
DAA Draexlmaier Automotive of America LLC 1001 to 2500 Interior parts, E-box, handbrake/gear cover, & main harnesses (Tier 1 BMW supplier)
Techtronic Industries Power Equipment (TTI) 1001 to 2500 Power equipment and tools
Eaton Corporation 1001 to 2500 Medium voltage assembly, power distribution, specialty transformer, industrial controls manufacturing
AFL 1001 to 2500 Electronic components and systems, wiring and cables.
FUJIFILM Manufacturing USA, Inc. 501 to 1000 Photographic equipment and supplies
BorgWarner, Inc. 501 to 1000 Powertrain components and transfer cases for the automotive industry
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors 501 to 1000 Automobile interior components (center consoles, door panels, instrument panels & seats)

Largest Headquarters in the Upstate

Company Employee Range Line of Business Type of Headquarters
BMW Manufacturing Corp.
5000+ Automobile manufacturer North American
Michelin North America
5000+
Designs, manufactures, and sells tires for every type of vehicle.
North American
Milliken & Company
5000+
Textiles, floor covering, performance materials, and specialty chemicals
International
GE Power
2501 to 5000
Gas turbine manufacturing plant and off-grid gas turbine validation facility; on-site inspection, repair, and engineering
Divisional
AFL
1001 to 2500
Electronic components and systems, wiring and cables.
International
American Services, Inc.
1001 to 2500
Multi-faceted provider for security, staffing and janitorial services
National
Draexlmaier Automotive of America, LLC
1001 to 2500
Automotive interior and plastic components
North American
Fluor Corp.
1001 to 2500
Engineering Services
Regional
SAGE Automotive Interiors
1001 to 2500
Develops and manufactures automotive bodycloth and headliners; headquarters
International
Spectrum 1001 to 2500 Cable company, customer service center
SYNNEX Corp.
1001 to 2500
Distribution of IT products and services
National; Divisional
Techtronic Industries Power Equipment (TTI)
1001 to 2500
Power-driven handtools
North American; Divisional
The Spinx Company, Inc.
1001 to 2500
Gas stations and convenience stores.
National
Verizon Wireless
1001 to 2500
Customer service and telesales divisions, headquarters
Regional
Freightliner Custom Chassis
501 to 1000
Manufactures chassis for RV, walk-in van, commercial and school bus industries
North American; Divisional
FUJIFILM Manufacturing USA, Inc.
501 to 1000
Platemaking services
North American
Hamrick Mills, Inc.
501 to 1000
Greige woven fabrics
National
Hubbell Lighting, Inc.
501 to 1000
Lighting manufacturers
International
Inman Mills
501 to 1000
Advanced yarns and fabrics
National
JTEKT/Koyo Bearings USA
501 to 1000
North American operational headquarters and KOYO bearing product technical center
Divisional
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics 501 to 1000 Aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies
Mitsubishi Polyester Film Inc.
501 to 1000
Unsupported plastics film and sheet
North American
Nutra Manufacturing, Inc.
501 to 1000
Pharmaceutical preparations
National
Orian Rugs
501 to 1000
Carpets and rugs
International
QS/1
501 to 1000
Healthcare and government software and services
Divisonal
ScanSource, Inc.
501 to 1000
Technology products and solutions
Spartanburg Steel Products, Inc.
501 to 1000
High quality metal stampings, welded sub-assemblies and major body modules
International
National