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December 15, 2016

Techtronic Industries continues growth in Anderson County

Techtronic Industries (TTI), a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of quality consumer, professional and industrial products, is expanding its Power Equipment Group’s operations in Anderson County. The $75 million investment is expected to create 250 new jobs in the Upstate over the next several years.   Founded in 1985 and headquartered in […]

December 14, 2016

PL Developments launching new Greenville County operations

PL Developments, a manufacturer, packager and distributor of pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare products, is launching new Greenville County operations to expand its presence in South Carolina. The new development is projected to bring $45 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of 450 jobs.   Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Westbury, […]

December 7, 2016

VELUX expanding Greenwood County operations

VELUX, a world leader in skylights and roof window manufacturing, is expanding its Greenwood County operations. The company intends to invest $4 million and create 21 new jobs as a result of the expansion.   Celebrating 75 years in business, VELUX provides skylights and roof windows through home centers, building material suppliers, lumberyards and independent […]

December 6, 2016

B&W Fiberglass, Inc. launching first South Carolina operations

B&W Fiberglass, Inc., an advanced materials manufacturer, is launching its first operations in South Carolina by acquiring a new facility in Greenville County. The company will be investing at least $5 million and creating 46 new jobs with this new development.   Founded in 1991, B&W Fiberglass is a global producer of advanced solutions focused […]

December 2, 2016

Ortec expanding Anderson County operations

Ortec, a leading biomaterial and polymer technology company, is expanding its existing operations in Anderson County. Complementing recent growth at its facilities in both Pickens and Greenville Counties, the company intends to invest $20 million and create 60 new jobs in Anderson County.   Founded in 1980, Ortec helps its clients reach market goals through […]

November 21, 2016

Advanced Ceramic Coatings launching new operations in Spartanburg County

Advanced Ceramic Coatings (ACC), a 50-50 joint venture between GE Aviation and Turbocoating Corporation, will be launching new operations in Spartanburg County. This project represents $15 million in new capital investment and the creation of 50 new jobs.   Formed in 2014 and headquartered in Hickory, N.C., ACC combines Turbocoating’s proprietary coatings technologies and industrial […]

November 17, 2016

Beringer Aero USA relocates operations to Greenville

Beringer Aero USA today announced relocating its U.S. operations to the City of Greenville. By locating in the NEXT Manufacturing Center at 400 Bernie Street, it permits the company to relocate existing positions from its Chicago facility and improve the company’s business services.   Based in Tallard, France, Beringer Aero produces wheels and braking systems […]

November 7, 2016

Teijin Ltd. establishing manufacturing operations in Greenwood County

Teijin Ltd., a Japanese chemical, pharmaceutical and information technology company, will be constructing a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Greenwood County. Creating 220 new jobs, the project is expected to bring $600 million in new capital investment to Greenwood County – the largest initial capital investment by a company in the county’s history. Founded in 1918, […]

October 20, 2016

Holroyd establishing first U.S. manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County

Holroyd Precision Components (Holroyd), a sub-contract manufacturing division of Precision Technologies Group (PTG) Limited, is establishing its first U.S. manufacturing operations – Holroyd Precision Rotors, Inc. – in Spartanburg County. The $12.5 million investment is expected to create 23 new jobs.   Headquartered in the United Kingdom, the original Holroyd company was established in 1860, and […]

October 18, 2016

EuWe Eugen Wexler US Plastics, Inc. expanding operations in Anderson County

EuWe Eugen Wexler US Plastics, Inc., a subsidiary of the Germany-based EuWe Group, is expanding manufacturing operations in Anderson County. The automotive supplier has decided to invest an additional $5 million in its Upstate facility, which is located off of I-85 at Alliance Industrial Park in Anderson, S.C. This new project is expected to result in […]

October 18, 2016

International Mold Corporation establishing first South Carolina operation

International Mold Corporation (IMC), a Michigan-based aluminum design and build company, is establishing a new manufacturing operation in Spartanburg County. The project is expected to bring $6.2 million in new investment and create 60 new jobs.   Established in 2006 and headquartered in Clinton Township, Mich., IMC offers a comprehensive variety of services, including aluminum injection, reaction […]

October 3, 2016

Ritrama establishing Upstate operations

Ritrama, an Italian manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesive materials, is establishing operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing $85 million in the facility and creating 150 new jobs in Moore, S.C.   Designed to be the company’s most modern and productive plant worldwide, this new 350,000-square-foot facility will utilize the latest coating technologies and […]

September 28, 2016

Ultrafab, Inc. expanding operations in Greenville County

Ultrafab, Inc., an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of weather seals, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. The expansion project is expected to bring more than $2 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 34 new jobs.   Founded in 1970, Ultrafab designs, manufactures and sells window and door weather-stripping and weather […]

September 26, 2016

UST Logistical Systems to locate headquarters in Greenville County

UST Logistical Systems (UST), a national third-party logistics company, is launching its first operations in Greenville County. The new development is projected to generate $1.6 million in new capital investment and bring 50 jobs to the Upstate. Established in 1998, UST is a third-party logistics company that specializes in the delivery of furniture and appliances […]

September 26, 2016

Michelin North America, Inc. establishing distribution center in Spartanburg County

Michelin North America, Inc. is advancing its plans to establish a distribution center in Spartanburg County. The new development is projected to bring more than $270 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of 350 new jobs.   One of the largest corporations in South Carolina, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for […]

September 15, 2016

Alfmeier Friedrichs & Rath LLC expanding operations in Greenville County

Alfmeier Friedrichs & Rath (AFR), a manufacturer of automotive components, is expanding its Greenville County operations. The expansion is expected to bring $5.8 million of new capital investment and create approximately 50 new jobs.   Established in 1993, AFR is a developer and manufacturer of automotive components with a concentration on fuel management, vacuum support […]

September 6, 2016

Meyer Tool, Inc. expanding its Upstate operations

Meyer Tool, Inc. (MTI), an innovative high-tech supplier to the gas turbine engine industry, is expanding its Greenville County operations. The expansion project is expected to bring $6 million investment and 57 new jobs to the Upstate.   Founded in 1951, MTI is a recognized industry leader in turbine technologies, supplying a range of precision […]

August 24, 2016

Anyone Home, Inc. launching new Greenville County customer contact center

Anyone Home, Inc., the premiere contact center and management tool for the single-family rental housing market, is launching new operations in Greenville County. The project is expected to bring $1.1 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of more than 570 new jobs over the next five years. Providing technology and services […]

August 10, 2016

Morley launching new customer contact center in Greenville County

Morley, an award-winning customer service company, is launching a new customer contact center in Greenville County. The new facility will create more than 270 new jobs and lead to $1.7 million of new investment.     Founded in 1863, Morley serves a diverse group of Fortune 500 global clients. Morley’s product groups include Business Process […]

August 9, 2016

Brose launches new production facility in Spartanburg County

Brose North America, Inc., a technological leader in the integration of mechanics, electrics and electronics, is establishing a new facility in Spartanburg County. The new manufacturing operation is expected to bring around $6 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of at least 60 new jobs.  To establish operations, the company is […]

July 12, 2016

Tower International establishing first S.C. facility in Upstate

Tower International, a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered structural metal components and assemblies, is establishing its first South Carolina operations in Greenville County. The company is investing $75 million in the new facility, creating 140 jobs in Fountain Inn, S.C. Established in 1993 and headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, Tower International is a leading global […]

July 6, 2016

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors announces new development in Laurens County

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, the world’s largest supplier of automotive interior components, is establishing operations in Laurens County. The new development is expected to bring $71 million of new capital investment and lead to the creation of 35 new jobs.   The company will supply BMW with interior components, including door panels, instrument panels and floor […]

July 5, 2016

Prysmian Group North America expanding Abbeville County operations

Prysmian Group North America, a worldwide leader in the production of electrical cables, is once again expanding its existing operations in Abbeville County. The expansion will result in an additional $1.9 million investment and the creation of five new positions. Prysmian Group North America, a manufacturer of low, medium and high voltage electrical cables, is […]

June 21, 2016

Borgeson Universal Company, Inc. launching Greenville County operations

Borgeson Universal Company, Inc., a manufacturer of steering joints, is launching its first South Carolina operations in Greenville County. The new development will bring $4.5 million investment to the Upstate and lead to the creation of 36 new jobs.   Founded in 1914, Borgeson Universal is a manufacturer of steering universal joints and components for […]

June 15, 2016

Engineered Plastic Components, Inc. launching Anderson County operations

Engineered Plastic Components, Inc. (EPC), a provider of plastic injection molded products, has selected Anderson County for the company’s new operations. The $5.3 million investment is expected to create 43 new jobs.   Founded in 1994, EPC designs, engineers and manufactures world-class thermoplastic products utilizing innovative engineering capabilities. Originally operating with only four injection molding […]

June 9, 2016

BASF Seneca expanding Oconee County facility

BASF Corporation, a leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts, is expanding its operations in Oconee County. The expansion will result in $60 million in new capital investment.   Launched in 1987, BASF Seneca is a specialty chemical catalysts manufacturing and precious metals refining facility. The company’s refinery process produces solutions that are used to […]

June 7, 2016

GES Recycling establishes Upstate operations

GESCRAP, a multinational corporation engaged in metal recycling and other auxiliary services for the manufacturing industry, has established operations in Union County. Investing $6.3 million in the facility, the company is expected to generate 21 new jobs over the next five years.   Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Spain, GESCRAP strives to be a […]

June 3, 2016

PA Solutions opening Greenville County facility

PA Solutions, a full-service automation controls engineering company, is constructing a new facility in Greenville County. The development will result in $65,000 in new capital investment and create 40 new jobs. Founded in 1986, PA Solutions is a leading independent supplier of automation solutions for the chemical and automotive markets, providing electrical, instrumentation and control […]

May 25, 2016

Central Packaging and Crating, Inc. expanding operations in Greenwood County

Central Packaging and Crating, Inc., a manufacturer of wooden heat-treated pallets, is expanding its operations in Greenwood County. The expansion will result in a new capital investment of almost $1 million.   Launched in 1998, Central Packaging and Crating is one of the largest wooden pallet manufacturers in South Carolina by volume. In an effort […]

May 25, 2016

Synalloy investing over $9 million in Fountain Inn facility

Synalloy has invested over $9 million in Laurens County over the last three years and plans to invest more than $2.5 million more between now and the end of 2021.  “The recently completed $5 million expansion to increase our manufacturing process will continue to add value to the community for many years to come,” said Greg […]

May 24, 2016

Nason Company expanding Oconee County operations

Nason Company, a manufacturer of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components, is expanding its operations in Oconee County. The expansion will result in $2.5 million of new capital investment and the creation of 26 new jobs.   With more than 60 years’ experience, Nason Company is a provider of space-efficient electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components for […]

May 11, 2016

Sioux Chief Manufacturing establishing Cherokee County operations

Sioux Chief Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of rough plumbing fixtures, is establishing operations in Cherokee County. The new development is expected to bring $2.5 million of new capital investment and lead to the creation of 77 new jobs. An affiliated Sioux Chief Company, Tribal Manufacturing, will run the operation.   Founded in 1957, Sioux Chief […]

May 9, 2016

Sitel announces Spartanburg County customer experience center

Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced significant business growth resulting in a new customer experience center in South Carolina. The new facility will bring $2.5 million in capital investment and more than 400 new full-time career opportunities to Spartanburg County in the next five years.     Sitel provides customer care services […]

April 21, 2016

ChartSpan announcing new Greenville County operations

ChartSpan Medical Technologies, Inc., a healthcare data company, is establishing operations in downtown Greenville, S.C. The development is expected to bring $3.2 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 300 new jobs.   Founded in 2013 as a participant in Greenville’s NEXT Innovation Center, ChartSpan is a healthcare company that specializes in […]

April 7, 2016

RMF adding second facility in Greenville County

Roy Metal Finishing (RMF) is expanding its current operations by building a second facility in Greenville County. Having added more than 100 jobs since its 2011 expansion, the new $16 million investment is expected to generate at least 40 new jobs over the next two years.   RMF, the largest metal finishing company on the East […]

April 4, 2016

Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation establishing operations in Spartanburg County

Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation is establishing operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing $45 million in the project, which is expected to create 150 new jobs over the next five years.      One of the largest suppliers of plastic mold parts in China’s automotive industry, Jiangnan Mold Plastic Technology Corporation specializes in the […]

March 31, 2016

SterAssure establishing Upstate facility

SterAssure Processing (SterAssure), a company that specializes in medical waste collection, is establishing its corporate operations in Greenville County. The $2.2 million investment is expected to create 25 new jobs in Greenville, S.C. over the next five years.   A South Carolina-based start-up, SterAssure provides a variety of regulated biomedical waste collection services. Operating throughout the […]

March 29, 2016

WG Plastics Technology Corporation establishing Abbeville County operations

WG Plastics Technology Corporation, a manufacturer of plastics and injection molded assemblies, is establishing operations in South Carolina with a new facility in Abbeville County. The $2.7 million investment is expected to create 50 new jobs over the next five years.    Led by German entrepreneurs Wolfgang Gutmann and Uli Wellhaeuser, WG Plastics is a […]

March 24, 2016

Baxter Enterprises and Hi-Tech Mold & Engineering establishing operations in Oconee County

Baxter Enterprises and Hi-Tech Mold & Engineering, companies owned by the Schulte family and full-service suppliers for the plastics industry, are establishing operations in Oconee County. The firms are investing $20.7 million in the project, creating 87 new jobs over the next five years.   Specializing in single point management from conception to launch, the […]

March 21, 2016

Total Quality Logistics establishing operations in Greenville County

Total Quality Logistics (TQL), a third-party logistics provider, is establishing logistics and sales operations in Greenville County. The new development is creating an expected 75 new jobs over the next three years.   Established in 1997 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Total Quality Logistics has grown into one of the largest freight brokerage firms in North America. […]

March 17, 2016

Ushers Machine & Tool Co. expanding Upstate presence

Ushers Machine and Tool Co., Inc. is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. The project will bring approximately $12.5 million in investment and create 50 new jobs in the Upstate.   Established in 1946, Ushers provides original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with parts and services for power generation land-based gas turbines. With a long history of […]

March 16, 2016

Fitesa expanding existing operations in Greenville County

Fitesa Simpsonville, Inc., a global leader and innovator in the design and manufacture of nonwoven fabric solutions for the global hygiene market, will further expand its existing facility in Greenville County to increase production capacity. The $52,000,000 investment is expected to create an additional 38 jobs over the next five years.   Established in 1973, […]

March 10, 2016

Essex Weld Solutions establishing Cherokee County operations

Essex Weld Solutions, an international manufacturer of automotive racking products, is establishing operations in Cherokee County with Essex Weld USA Inc. The development will bring a capital investment of $2.6 million to the Upstate and create 70 new jobs.   A subsidiary of Essex Weld Solutions, Essex Weld USA Inc. is a full-service manufacturer of […]

March 2, 2016

Proper Polymers establishing operations in Greenville County

Proper Polymers plans to build a new facility in Greenville County to manufacture injection molded components for the automotive industries. The development will bring $15.45 million in investment and lead to the creation of 87 jobs.   A division of Proper Group International, Proper Polymers Greenville will be building a 50,000-square-foot facility in Greenville County’s Matrix […]

February 18, 2016

Sun City Produce Establishing New Upstate Distribution Center

Sun City Produce, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sun Commodities, Inc., is establishing operations in Greenville County. The project is expected to create 81 new jobs in Piedmont, S.C. over the next five years.   Headquartered in Pompano Beach, Fla., Sun Commodities, Inc., which operates as the Sun Group of Companies, is a privately-held organization majority-owned […]

February 11, 2016

Bosch Rexroth Adds Testing Facility to Enhance Product Development Capability

The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), the County-chartered organization tasked with advancing the area’s economic growth, announced today that Bosch Rexroth Corporation will expand its existing hydraulics manufacturing operation in the Southchase Industrial Park in southern Greenville County. The company is investing $5 million over the next few years to enhance unique product development capabilities at its Fountain […]

February 2, 2016

Lummus Joins Editorial Board

John Lummus, President and CEO of Upstate Alliance, has joined the editorial board of South Carolina Manufacturing, the state’s only trade publication dedicated to that industry. Currently, the publication has an online edition (southcarolinamfg.com) and bi-weekly e-newsletter. This spring, South Carolina Manufacturing will kick off its monthly print publication. Other notable board members include: Doug […]

January 20, 2016

Cobb-Vantress, Inc. establishing operations in the Upstate

Cobb-Vantress, Inc., a leading poultry research and development firm and subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc., will begin construction on a new feed mill in Laurens County, South Carolina early in 2016, with completion planned towards the middle of 2017.  The $22 million investment is expected to create about 12 new jobs in Joanna, S.C.   […]

January 20, 2016

Daimler Trucks North America expanding Upstate operations

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced the investment of $22.7 million in Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) to expand facilities and improve operations in Gaffney, S.C.   The investment will positively impact a number of key business operations for FCCC, including the construction of a new logistics center, as well as expansions of the current office building, […]

January 13, 2016

D&W Fine Pack expanding Upstate operations

D&W Fine Pack (D&W), a Mid Oaks Investment portfolio company, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Laurens County. The company’s $20 million investment is expected to create 60 new jobs in Fountain Inn, S.C. over the next five years. Established in 2010 and headquartered in Illinois, D&W manufactures a wide range of products for the foodservice and food […]

June 26, 2019

Building Bridges with Benelux

Learn about a recent trip to build business connections between the Upstate, Belgium and the Netherlands though this Q&A.

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June 11, 2019

What Does Brexit Mean for the Upstate?

How does Brexit impact Upstate South Carolina? A UK Brexit Counsellor, Upstate industry AFL, and a Furman economics professor discuss the international issue.

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April 25, 2019

Move Up Talent Initiative a Tool for Employers

Move Up, a regional talent initiative spearheaded by the Upstate SC Alliance, includes a website, brand and digital marketing campaign that sell job opportunities and quality of life across the region.

March 8, 2019

Opportunity Zones in the Upstate

Within South Carolina’s Upstate, 25 Census Tracts are designated as “Opportunity Zones” ripe for investment by holders of longterm, patient capital.

March 6, 2019

Inside the America-Canada Trade Relationship

We recently welcomed Nadia Theodore, Consul General for Canada in Atlanta, to discuss Canadian business opportunities with Upstate business leaders as part of our Grow Your Business event series.

February 14, 2019

Talking Talent with HTI

As part of our #TeamUpstate storytelling, we recently spoke with HTI CEO Herb Dew about how workforce and talent affect economic growth and sustainability.

January 11, 2019

Guest Post: Data Analytics Drive Business Gains

To help Upstate companies tap into this data potential, Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies offers a Data Analytics Certificate program aimed at equipping professionals who have completed bachelor’s degrees with data insights.

January 3, 2019

Guest Post: A Path to Nepalese Innovation

During a visit to the Upstate, Mahabir Pun visited with Clemson University, members of the World Affairs Council Upstate, and Nepalese and Indian engineers to explore opportunities for collaboration.

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