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Manufacturing

Oct 21, 2021

Arthrex invests $100M in 500-job expansion

Arthrex, an orthopedic technology company, will expand operations in Anderson County with a $100 million investment set to create another 500 jobs.

Oct 18, 2021

SCMEP president dies after bout with COVID-19

Chuck Spangler, CEO and president of the South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership, succumbed to complications of COVID-19 on Friday at a North Carolina hospital.

Oct 15, 2021

McMaster protests proposed EV tax credits

Earlier this week, Gov. Henry McMaster called proposed tax credits for electric vehicles made by unionized manufacturers discriminatory in a letter to U.S. House and Senate leadership.

Oct 14, 2021

Salt Life expands with slew of retail brick-and-mortar openings

At a time when many companies are scaling back their brick-and-mortar footprint, Delta Apparel is cranking up its in-person presence across the Southeastern coastal market.

Oct 13, 2021

GE invests $5M in Next Generation of Greenville engineers

The company selected Greenville as one of four locations to establish a program designed to increase the diversity of young people in engineering. GE is working with Clemson University on programs for kids aged 13 to 18.

Oct 13, 2021

Workhorse drops challenge to Oshkosh contract

A threat to plans to bring a new auto assembly factory to Spartanburg County has eliminated itself.

Oct 7, 2021

Bosch, supply chain partner expand in Upstate

After the German tech provider and its supply chain partner brought Exchange Logistics Park at I-85's occupancy to 80%, developer VanTrust Real Estate has plans underway to break ground elsewhere in the park.

Oct 7, 2021

Back to the Future: High school reimagines advanced manufacturing opportunities

Before leaving BMW, former CEO Knudt Flor said that the next generation's aptitude in AI would be the key to keeping the U.S. competitive on the global stage. One Upstate high school is introducing students to the field earlier than ever

Oct 6, 2021

Recycling solutions company to invest $11.5M in Westminster

PreZero US, a recycling and waste solutions company based in Westminster, will have the capacity to process 40,000 tons of plastic material per year with the company’s plans to invest $11.5 million into a facility expansion.

Oct 6, 2021

Anderson manufacturer expands to make parts for new GM line

Michelin isn't the only French auto supplier growing its Upstate footprint. Levallois Cedex-headquartered Plastic Omnium plans to invest $17.7 million in its 5100 Pearman Dairy Road location to ramp up production for an electric GM line.

Oct 5, 2021

Battery industry leaders answer lithium shortage fears

Following the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan fears of a lithium shortage and price spike escalated this fall, but Solvay CEO Mike Finelli said he doesn’t take stock in those concerns. At least not for the lithium market.

Oct 1, 2021

$70M investment to create 135 new jobs

Glen Raven Inc., a high-performance textile manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations for its custom fabrics division in Anderson County. The $70 million investment will create 135 new jobs.