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MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Largest Employers – All Sectors

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

Largest Employers – Manufacturing

Company Name Employee RangeĀ  Line of Business
BMW 5000+ Automobile manufacturer
Michelin North America 5000+ Designs, manufactures, and sells tires for every type of vehicle
Milliken & Company 5000+ Textiles, floor covering, performance materials, and specialty chemicals manufacturers
GE Power 2501 to 5000 Gas turbine manufacturing
AFL 1001 to 2500 Electronic components and systems, wiring and cables
DAA Draexlmaier Automotive of America LLC 1001 to 2500 Interior parts, E-box, handbrake/gear cover, & main harnesses
Eaton Corp 1001 to 2500 Medium voltage assembly, power distribution, specialty transformer, industrial controls manufacturing
Electrolux 1001 to 2500 Top-freezer refrigerators and under-the counter refrigerators
Magna International 1001 to 2500 Automotive body panels, car seating, and front and rear exterior components; assembles body systems
Nestle Prepared Foods Division 1001 to 2500 Frozen specialties
Robert Bosch, LLC 1001 to 2500 Gasoline systems and electronic automotive components
Sealed Air Corp. 1001 to 2500 Plastic bags and plastic film
Techtronic Industries Power Equipment (TTI) 1001 to 2500 Power-driven handtools
The Timken Company 1001 to 2500 Ball and roller bearings
ZF Transmissions Gray Court LLC 1001 to 2500 8-speed automatic transmission manufacturing, as well as the world’s first 9-speed automatic transmission
BASF Corp 501 to 1000 Chemical and thermoplastic composites
BorgWarner Inc. 501 to 1000 Powertrain components and transfer cases for the automotive industry
Bosch Rexroth Corp 501 to 1000 Fluid power pumps and motors
Carolina Pride Foods, Inc 501 to 1000 Sausages and other prepared meats
E&I Engineering Corp. USA 501 to 1000 Electronic switchgears and busducts
First Quality Enterprises, Inc. 501 to 1000 Paper and tissue products, packaging printing
Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) 501 to 1000 Chassis for RV, walk-in van, commercial bus and school bus industries
FUJIFILM Manufacturing USA, Inc. 501 to 1000 Photographic equipment and supplies
Glen Raven Custom Fabric, LLC 501 to 1000 Performance fabrics for solar protection
Grupo Antolin 501 to 1000 Automotive interior components
Honeywell 501 to 1000 Engine parts for military and civilian aircraft
House of Raeford Farms, Inc 501 to 1000 Poultry & turkey processing
Inman Mills 501 to 1000 Advanced yarns and fabrics
Itron 501 to 1000 Electricity meters including smart meters
JTEKT/Koyo Bearings North America LLC 501 to 1000 Nearings, driveline components, steering systems and machine tools primarily for automobile transmissions, torque converters and air conditioning compressors
Lear Corp. 501 to 1000 Automotive seating
Lonza 501 to 1000 Capsule manufacturing, liquid filled hard capsules manufacturing, and product development
Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc. 501 to 1000 Silicone treated PET films
Nutra Manufacturing, Inc. 501 to 1000 Vitamin preparations and dietary supplements
Schneider Electric 501 to 1000 Motor control centers, enclosed drives and starters
Siemens Energy Management 501 to 1000 Electrical apparatus products, (panels, lighting, bus way, bus plus)
Sterilite Corp. 501 to 1000 Plastic houseware products
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
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 Regional
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 Divisional
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
Divisional
ScanSource, Inc.
501 to 1000
Technology products and solutions
International
Spartanburg Steel Products, Inc.
501 to 1000
High quality metal stampings, welded sub-assemblies and major body modules
International
YH America, Inc. 501 to 1000 Automotive fluid handling components National