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.
There are currently 26 “right-to-work” states in the in the United States, which means just over half of the country has laws that directly address compulsory union membership. In most states like South Carolina – which has had its law on the books since 1954 – the statute has been in effect for decades.
Hidden beneath our roads, rail, office and industrial space, there’s another crucial part of infrastructure: water and sewer.
Last month, the Upstate SC Alliance welcomed six site selection consultants for a familiarization tour of the Upstate.
There’s more to Upstate research and development (R&D) than RPMs. The truth is that a great deal of R&D activity goes on unaccounted for in a variety of industries from medical devices to sporting goods.
This week, the Upstate SC Alliance will be part of a South Carolina delegation to the world’s largest rubber and plastics trade show, K 2016, in Düsseldorf, Germany. Occurring just once every three years, the last event drew 218,000 visitors and 3,200 exhibiters from 59 countries.
More than 55 Japanese companies have carved a presence in the Upstate, representing more than 11 percent of our foreign-affiliated firms. These companies employ 16,300 people, creating products and services from electronic components to logistics.
South Carolina was named the #2 State for Doing Business in Area Development’s Top States for Doing Business 2016 analysis, which is in its 30th year of economic development rankings based upon consultant surveys.
Business in the Upstate has been globally influenced as far back as the 1700s, but now it’s more important than ever that global connection and competitiveness are top of mind.
As aerospace manufacturing moves south and our state works to recruit those companies, the Upstate’s existing bounty of manufacturing facilities and machine shops could become part of a hungry supply chain.
The recent announcement that Senator International in November will launch roundtrip cargo flights twice a week between GSP and Munich, Germany, heralds more opportunities than we can count at first glance.
General Electric, a 124-year-old company that employs 3,300 at its Greenville manufacturing facility, last year launched an ad campaign to position itself not as an industrial giant, but as a tech company.
This summer the Upstate SC Alliance joined a delegation visiting Belgium to explore how cultural connections can be leveraged into business relationships that enhance the Upstate’s global presence.
Megaregions are a major focus of the America 2050 National Infrastructure Program, which acknowledges projected surges in population and explores passenger rail as an alternative to traditional highway infrastructure, according to Georgia Department of Transportation Rail Program Manager Stenley Mack.
In the wake of Brexit and attacks in cities such as Paris and Nice, JP Morgan Chase Managing Director and Head Economist Jim Glassman says there’s a common perception that globalization is nearing its end.
In a panel discussion during the recent Global South Metro Exchange, private industry representatives from businesses large and small emphasized the importance of free trade agreements to commercial successes.
During the recent Global South Metro Exchange, coordinated by the Upstate SC Alliance, Greenville Mayor Knox White and Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg shared a panel discussion about globalization’s effect on communities.
Transportation, Free Trade Agreements and the value of collaboration emerged as core themes during the Global South Metro Exchange on July 21, a first-of-its-kind event coordinated by the Upstate Alliance for leaders from the Upstate, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Charleston areas.
As Congress considers the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), it’s important to transcend talking points and understand the agreement. It’s especially significant for South Carolina companies, who exported $8.7 billion in goods to TPP countries in 2014.
So far this year, the Upstate has seen four new and three expansion announcements among advanced materials companies, with a total capital investment of $158,350,000 and 472 jobs.
The factories are the place where it’s happening … they’re clean, they’re challenging, they’ll provide a wage that is dramatically higher than any other you’ll find. The average wage in South Carolina is $37,000; the average wage in manufacturing is $54,000.
As the United States manufacturing sector grows, the labor shortage and future demand for high-skilled workers are critical issues nationwide that are also on the radar for South Carolina business and government leaders.
When Walgreens opened the doors in 2007 to its $180 million Anderson County distribution facility, the pharmacy retailer ushered in a new model for industrial staffing: recruiting workers with disabilities.
BMW Manufacturing Co. announced today that the export value of its passenger vehicles through the Port of Charleston in 2015 totaled $9.8 Billion.
“With one in five South Carolina jobs relying on trade, the next president will need to be a global leader for American exporters and strengthen our economic engagement around the world.”
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