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Manufacturing

Aug 11, 2021

Clemson researchers turn tree byproduct into foam

Today’s trees may not only be tomorrow’s kitchen tables and plywood. According to Clemson University researchers, they could also transform into a sustainable alternative to the foam used in car seats and in the insoles of shoes.

Aug 10, 2021

Tindall Corp. cuts ribbon on new utility division facility

Tindall Corp. unveiled its new utility division facility at 2877 Fairforest Clevedale Road in Spartanburg on Aug. 5 after announcing the $27.9 million investment last April.

Aug 9, 2021

BMW expands apprenticeship program

Fifteen rising high school seniors signed on as the inaugural BMW Rising Scholars, one of two workforce development programs the company launched today, in the halls of Spartanburg's Zentrum.

Aug 4, 2021

Studio, cleanroom manufacturer invests $2M in Greenville

Modular structure manufacturer Mecart Inc. will bring its next facility to Greenville with a promise to create 50 jobs. Recent projects range from a post-production studio for a video game designer to a steel manufacturing control room.

Aug 3, 2021

BASF in Seneca to join community partnership

BASF's site in Seneca recently became the first manufacturing industry partner to join the Keowee Key Community Partnership, an organization that brings community partners together with an objective to improve lives.

Aug 2, 2021

Xinjiang solar ban spurs caching, reshoring in S.C.

China’s Xinjiang province, nestled against Kazakhstan and Russia, may be a three-day drive from the country’s economic center in Shanghai, but the area manufactures 45% of all polysilicon used across the globe.

Jul 30, 2021

Alice Manufacturing diversifies, rebrands

A former lynchpin in the fabric of the Upstate textile industry, Alice Manufacturing closed the doors of its 50-year-old Ellison plant in 2018 has a new name and mission.

Jul 30, 2021

Three S.C. companies make next round of Walmart pitch event

It may not have as many viewers as Shark Tank, but once Walmart wraps up its Open Call pitch event, winners among the 900 small business competitors will have their products distributed across the company's network.

Jul 27, 2021

Pregis establishes operations in Anderson County

Pregis, a global manufacturer of protective packaging, will invest in new operations in Anderson County, creating 120 jobs.

Jul 26, 2021

Proterra partners with Taylor Machine Works on electric forklift project

Proterra, a company that develops and manufactures commercial vehicle electrification technology, and Taylor Machine Works Inc. have partnered to create electric container handlers for ports and electric forklifts.

Jul 22, 2021

ADUSA’s largest distribution center opens in Mauldin

A new supply chain network is establishing its territory in the Upstate as its customer Food Lion takes over Bi-Lo stores scattered across the region.

Jul 20, 2021

Chicago distribution network acquires Greenville beverage company

In some ways, Reyes Beer Division, the catalyst for the ninth largest privately-held company in the country, Reyes Holdings LLC., is returning home.