E.A. Sween Company, a leading supplier in the ready-to-eat sandwich industry, plans to establish operations in Greenwood County, investing $38 million and creating 300 new jobs.
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Mumford Industries, Inc. (Mumford Industries), a post-industrial plastics recycling company and producer of Retrieve® sustainable film products, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenwood County.
Symrise Pet Food, a global leader in the pet food industry, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenwood County by building a new state-of-the-art facility. The company’s $65.5 million investment will create 65 new jobs.
Kelley Engineering, a premier designer and manufacturer of custom automation equipment, plans to expand operations in Anderson County, with a $6 million investment and 80 new jobs.
Argo AI (Argo), a global autonomy products and services company, will establish a test facility in Greenville County. The company’s $2.6 million investment is expected to create 40 new jobs.
Fuyao Glass America Inc., a venture of China-based Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co. Ltd. (Fuyao Group), plans to expand its operations in Greenville County. The company’s $34.5 million investment will create 121 new jobs.
ACI Plastics South, a thermoplastics processor and recycler, plans to establish operations in Pickens County. The company’s $4 million investment will create 21 new jobs.
CurTec, a manufacturer of sustainable, high-performance packaging, today announced plans to establish operations in Oconee County. The company’s $13 million investment will create 32 new jobs over the next five years.
Thermo King®, the transport refrigeration brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), today announced plans to expand its operations in Greenville County. The $30 million investment will create 220 new jobs and add nearly 300,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity designed to enable and sustain the company’s future growth.
Lollis Metals Fabrication Inc., a metal fabrication and machine shop, today announced plans to expand operations in Anderson County. The company’s $2.8 million investment will create 10 new jobs.
Ingram Micro, a leading provider of global technology and supply chain services, plans to expand operations in Spartanburg County. The company is expected to invest more than $37 million in the new facility which is expected to create 203 new jobs.
BMW is expanding its Spartanburg County operations with the construction of a new press shop, with $200 million investment to create 200 new jobs.
Diversified Medical Healthcare (DMH), a holding entity with several companies providing healthcare solutions for improved patient care nationwide, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The company’s more than $51 million investment will create 185 new jobs.
Stomagienics Inc. (Stomagienics), a company that provides innovative solutions for cancer survivors and others who have undergone ostomy surgery, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The company will create 30 new jobs over the next three years.
Bericap SC, LLC, a leading global plastic closure manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Cherokee County. The company is investing $19.7 million into the expansion.
Blue Diamond Industries establishing first East Coast manufacturing operations in Laurens County. The $18 million investment will create over 90 new jobs.
Somnus Mattress International LLC, a manufacturer of hybrid, memory foam mattresses, plans to establish operations in Cherokee County. The company’s $13 million investment will create 55 new jobs.
Greenidge Generation plans to develop a new cryptocurrency datacenter in Spartanburg County. The $264 million investment will create 40 new tech-sector jobs.
EMUS, a Lithuanian company that produces battery management systems for Lithium-ion battery packs, has established a sales and customer support operations center in Greenville.
Kostwein, an Austrian high-tech machine manufacturer, plans to establish operations in Greenville County, with an $8.5 million investment that will create 95 new jobs.
MycoWorks, a biotechnology company that specializes in mycelium-grown materials for use as sustainable, luxury-quality leather alternatives, plans to establish operations in Union County. The company’s $107 million investment will create 400 new jobs.
Shamrock Technologies, a processor and developer of specialty natural and synthetic wax additives, will establish operations in Laurens County, with a $19.4 million investment .
The New York Timesrecently reported on healthcare training programs from the Upstate, calling out the Greenville Health Care Simulation Center, which is used by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville and Clemson University School of Nursing.
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