GML Industries, LLC, a manufacturer of wire harnesses is establishing operations in Spartanburg County, landing at the Spark Center SC. The company’s $966,000 investment will create 74 new jobs.
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Transcom is establishing operations in Greenville County, with 450 new jobs over the next five years. The Sweden-based company provides customer care, sales, technical support and credit management services through a network of contact centers and work-at-home agents.
RL Solutions, LLC, a logistics and transportation company, announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The $1 million investment will create 37 new jobs.
BMW Manufacturing is expanding operations in Spartanburg County with the construction of a new $100 million logistics center that will enhance its 7-million-square-foot factory in Greer.
Agape Care Group will establish corporate headquarters in Spartanburg, with a $3 million investment that will create 76 jobs.
MP Cloud Technologies/EMTech will establish operations at a Spartanburg landing pad facility, with a $500,000 investment that will create 24 new jobs.
S.W.O.R.D. International Inc., a manufacturer of unique, purpose-built small arms and defense equipment, is relocating and establishing its manufacturing operations in Greenville County. The $9.5 million investment will create 55 new jobs.
Luxor, a full-service clinical laboratory, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville. The more than $3.2 million investment will create 54 new jobs.
Tiger Companies, a national distributor serving the construction, surveying, home, office and medical products markets, plans to establish operations in Union County. The $10.8 million investment will create 61 new jobs.
Arthrex, an orthopedic technology innovator plans to expand operations in Anderson County, with more than $100 million investment and 500 new jobs.
Canal Insurance Company to expand, locate new corporate headquarters in heart of downtown Greenville
Canal Insurance Company, is expanding operations in Greenville County by relocating to a new headquarters location on North Main Street in downtown Greenville.
Walmart plans to build a new, high-tech distribution center for fresh and frozen groceries in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. The $450 million investment will create more than 400 new supply chain jobs.
Leading automotive equipment provider Plastic Omnium expands operations in Anderson County, with $17.7 million investment and 76 new jobs.
Recycling and waste solutions company PreZero US plans to expand operations in Oconee County, with a $11.5 million investment and 32 new jobs.
Glen Raven Inc., a high-performance textile manufacturer, plans to expand operations for its custom fabrics division in Anderson County, with a $70 million investment slated to create 135 new jobs.
Auria, a global supplier of automotive flooring, acoustical and fiber-based solutions, plans to invest $12.4 million and grow operations in Spartanburg County.
Monti, Inc., a leading industrial manufacturer, fabricator, powder coater, epoxy coater and specialized processor of electrical distribution components, plans to expand operations in Greenwood County. The $4.7 million investment will create 16 new jobs.
The Home Depot is expanding its supply chain operations throughout South Carolina, including a facility in Greenville County.
Impresa Building Systems of Greenwood SC, LLC, an affiliate company of Impresa Modular, plans to establish modular factory construction operations in Greenwood County, investing $9 million.
Sweden-based Sandvik Coromant aims to tap the Upstate advanced manufacturing markets with the addition of another tools line at its Westminster facility.
Advanced materials and specialty chemicals provider Solvay has expanded its operations in Greenville County, which will create 30 new jobs.
Connect America, a digital health innovation and connected care provider, is establishing operations in Greenville County. The company will create 71 new jobs.
Cypress Creek Renewables, a leading solar and storage energy company, announced plans to grow operations in South Carolina with a new solar project in Anderson County.
Top Edge Components, LLC, a subsidiary of Yoder’s, plans to establish operations in Anderson County. The $2.9 million investment will create 25 new jobs.
MECART, Inc., a leader in cleanroom environments and a manufacturer of custom-designed acoustical modular buildings, plans to establish operations in Greenville County. The $2 million investment will create 50 new jobs.
Shenandoah Growers, Inc., a national leader in commercially advanced indoor agriculture, is establishing a ‘Biofarm,’ in Anderson County. The project will create 50 jobs.
Malouf Companies plans to establish operations in Laurens County. The $47.2 million investment will create 240 new jobs.
The $80 million investment by Pregis will create 120 new jobs in Anderson County.
More than $8.7 million investment will create 50 new jobs STAR EV, a specialized electric vehicle manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The more than $8.7 million investment will create 50 new jobs. Founded in 2003, STAR EV manufactures golf carts, off-road carts and other recreational vehicles and distributes from more […]
Epsilon, Inc. plans to establish operations in Greenville County. The more than $2.6 million investment will create 145 new jobs.
Nestlé USA plans to expand operations in Cherokee County, with a $100 million investment that will create approximately 160 new jobs.
Oshkosh Defense will establish operations in Spartanburg County, with a $155 million investment and more than 1,000 new jobs to manufacture vehicles for USPS’ fleet.
Sync.MD, a medical data company, today announced plans to establish operations in Anderson County, creating 10 new jobs.
Gissing North America LLC, a leading manufacturer of acoustic systems for the automotive industry, plans to establish operations in Greenville County, with a $18.7 million investment and 116 new jobs.
Standard Textile Co., Inc. plans to expand operations in Union County. The more than $15 million investment will create 45 new jobs.
Frauenthal Gnotec is establishing a manufacturing and distribution facility in Laurens County, with $8.2 million investment and 82 jobs.
Kerns Trucking, Inc. is establishing its corporate headquarters in Cherokee County. The $7.9+ million investment will create 139 jobs.
Siemens announced the completion of a 52,000-square-foot facility expansion in Spartanburg County. The $36 million investment has helped support the creation of more than 180 new jobs.
BASF Corporation, a supplier of environmental and process catalysts, is expanding operations in Oconee County, South Carolina, creating 50 new jobs.
E+I Engineering USA Corporation is expanding operations in Anderson County. The $13 million investment will create 200 new jobs.
DHL Supply Chain (DHL) is expanding in Cherokee County, creating more than $92.7 million in capital investment and 249 new jobs.
Fibertex Nonwovens, Inc. is expanding operations in Laurens County, with a $49.5 million investment slated to create 39 new jobs.
First Quality Tissue, a manufacturer of towel and tissue products, is expanding its operations in Anderson County, S.C.
BNNano, a North Carolina-based engineered materials company, is launching research & development activities at the Abbeville Incubator & Soft-Landing Facility.
Pall Corporation (Pall), a global life sciences company, plans to establish operations in Spartanburg County with $30.2 million investment.
TTI Floor Care North America, a leading floor care company, plans to establish a new distribution center in Spartanburg County, with a $93 million investment slated to create 134 new jobs.
Belgian smart manufacturing startup Pozyx establishes U.S. presence in Greenville, South Carolina.
ZF is investing $200 million in its Gray Court South Carolina transmission manufacturing facility to support North American vehicle contracts.
United Community Bank names Greenville as its corporate headquarters, expands local operations with $24.8 million investment and 227 new jobs.
Lonza, a world leading supplier to the pharmaceutical, biotech and nutrition markets will invest $53.7 million in Greenwood County and create 30 new jobs.
In the spring of 2015, Greenville will play host to an innovative event organized to showcase and celebrate the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). iMAGINE Upstate is a week-long program that will include presentations, workshops, student challenges and special events designed to inspire students, families and young professionals across the Upstate.
As part of Upstate SC Alliance’s continuing efforts to build a stronger pipeline for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the region, members from the Upstate SC Alliance team recently headed north for the 2014 Canadian Mission Trip.
The Brookings Institution has released an analysis of the trade networks that connect the Upstate S.C. region to other regions in the United States and around the world. The report is part of the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase.
NPR’s David Green recently sat down with Planet Money’s Adam Davidson to discuss the new face of manufacturing, specifically the need for continous improvements in highly skilled education and training practices.
NPR’s Uri Berliner recently visited Spartanburg-based Cooper Standard to learn more about how the manufacturer embraces South Carolina’s successful apprenticeship programs.
In honor of National Manufacturing Day, we would like to thank the 1,400-plus manufacturers that call Upstate South Carolina home. Supported by these companies, the Upstate is consistently ranked as one of the top states for doing business in the United States and the region’s leadership role in the manufacturing renaissance has played a part in that success. Consider the following facts about manufacturing in Upstate South Carolina:
We would like to congratulate Upstate-based T&S Brass and Bronze Works, Inc., a leading manufacturer of faucets, fittings and specialty products for the foodservice, industrial, commercial plumbing and laboratory markets, on being named a finalist in IndustryWeek’s 2014 Best Plants competition.
Upstate SC Alliance President and CEO John Lummus recently highlighted the importance of the Export-Import Bank and shares his thoughts on why it’s critical to reauthorize this highly effective business resource in this piece at UpstateBizSC.com:
In Area Development’s recent survey on the Top States for Doing Business, South Carolina was recognized among the best with a No. 3 ranking. Judged by a survey of site consultants, the rankings are based on the number of mentions by the consultants in three overall categories—business environment, labor climate and infrastructure and global access—as well as in 18 subcategories.
Like Upstate South Carolina, the northwest region of the United Kingdom has evolved from a predominately textile-based industry to an area considered a leader in advanced manufacturing with a concentration in the materials, automotive and aerospace industries.
Congratulations to the KIYATEC team! Greenville based KIYATEC got a nearly $2M boost from the National Cancer Institute to advance predictive cancer diagnostics.
Clemson University automotive engineering graduate student and champion of STEM education named university’s first Bosch Fellow Monday
The power of innovation is an ongoing discussion throughout the manufacturing industry – what’s not to be overlooked is the power that a strong advanced manufacturing society can have on driving innovation. Developing an innovation “eco-system” is one of the key priorities for the Upstate in its mission to expand the value chain of its existing advanced manufacturing economy.
$3 million investment by automotive component manufacturer to create 20 new jobs
How can a company attract, develop and sustain a highly-skilled workforce? That’s the million dollar question.
As the U.S. turns a corner on the road to economic recovery, data supports claims that the manufacturing sector in particular has seen an impressive resurgence.
What began as just an idea in 2003 has grown into a 250-acre advanced technology research campus, which operates as a unique nexus of academia, the automotive industry and government.
$2.9 million investment expected to create 167 new jobs
Investment expected to create 35 new jobs
Congratulations to our Board investors, Hire Dynamics,
on their recent award as a best place to work in South Carolina!
Mr. Carter Smith, CEcD, executive vice president at Economic Futures Group, Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce was chosen by his peers as this year’s “Upstate Economic Developer of the Year.”
The Upstate SC Alliance welcomes Mannan Pharmaceuticals LLC. to the Upstate! We were able to introduce Dr. Xiaohua Wu and Mannan Pharmaceuticals to the growing bioscience ecosystem in our region by working together with Upstate SC Alliance bioscience task force members, Wayne Roper, President of SCBIO, Sam Konduros, Executive Director for the Greenville Health Research Development Corporation, and Tony Smith, project manager at GADC.
South Carolina’s Inaugural Aerospace conference far exceeded the expectations of the event’s organizers. The level of participation from the private sector was proof that the state of South Carolina has established a strong network of industry support, sending a powerful message to industry worldwide that we are an exceptional place for business.
Viva Recycling of South Carolina, a tire recycler and rubber manufacturer, announced today its decision to establish a new facility in Anderson County. The $6.9 million investment is expected to create 14 new jobs in the area over the next five years.
Bosch Security Systems, a leading global supplier of security, safety and communications products, solutions and services, plans to open a new distribution center in Spartanburg County.
Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will invest in a new state of the art Compounding facility for Medium Voltage cable insulation as well as adding a second Vertical Continuous Vulcanization line (VCV).
The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), the county-chartered organization tasked with promoting and enhancing the economic growth of Greenville County (S.C.), has announced that prominent economic development executive J. Mark Farris will assume the reins as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.
To help further the business plans of two Upstate companies, the SC Launch program of SCRA Technology Ventures presented checks to CampusConnectr and KIYATEC at Clemson University’s ICAR campus.
The Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) is excited to announce the launch of their new website: InvestOconeeSC.com.
$10 million investment to create around 20 new jobs
Mohawk Industries, the world’s largest flooring company, is investing $10 million in its Spartanburg County commercial carpeting facility over the next 10 years to substantially upgrade its looms and improve technology to support future business growth.
$47 million investment to add 20 new positions
Department store retailer Belk, Inc. is expanding its Union County e-commerce distribution and fulfillment center operations for the second time since establishing there in mid-June 2012. The $47 million investment will expand the facility footprint by 50 percent and add 20 new jobs, which will grow the company’s Jonesville presence to 314 employees.
On the eve of the World Cup match up between the U.S. and Germany, an interesting question arises. Does the Upstate of South Carolina pull more for Team USA or Team Germany? These thoughts are brought on by a recent blog post from the Brookings Institution entitled World Cup of FDI: Which U.S. Metro Areas May Hold Closet Germany Fans?
2014 has been a strong year for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Upstate of South Carolina, accounting for more than 2,100 announced jobs and $2.2 billion in announced capital investment. In the latest research from the Brookings Institution, we get a look at the concentration of FDI in the Upstate and the impact it has on our economy.
The Laurens County Development Corporation is seeking a Financial/Business Manager.
The repaved 1.04-mile, 300-foot-wide track in Greenville County could easily be a drag strip or raceway, attracting spectators to cheer on cars or motorcycles roaring to a finish line.
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