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An Anaheim, Calif.-based electrification solutions provider for medium-duty vehicles has acquired Greenville’s Proterra Transit business line from Proterra Inc. and Proterra Operating Co. Inc. (Rendering/Proterra)
Jan 19, 2024

California EV company acquires Proterra’s Greenville plant

The acquisition is a move that will save 290 jobs at the Greenville facility.

Jan 19, 2024

Canadian company opens first US manufacturing facility in Duncan

The Canada-based company make supplies and equipment for food and beverage industry, as well as ice rinks ...

Jan 16, 2024

Kitchen, bath brand to close Spartanburg manufacturing facility

Company officials say the closure could affect up to 72 workers at …

Jan 12, 2024

Milliken & Company Announces Milliken Honors Recipients

Spartanburg, S.C. — Diversified global manufacturer Milliken & Company recognized 156 associates during the seventh annual Milliken Honors awards on January 9. Celebrating exceptional associates and teams who rose to the challenge and made an impact in 2023, the Milliken Honors is a collection of 34 annual awards represent[...]

Jan 9, 2024

Spartanburg County attracted $1.1B in new investment in 2023

Spartanburg County saw in $1.1 billion in capital investment and the creation of 1,146 new …

Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Card-Monroe Corp. has acquired Everworks Automation. (Photo/Provided)
Jan 8, 2024

Tennessee manufacturer acquires Greenville automation company

The 70-employee Greenville company got its start at a dining room table in 2012.

A Swedish private equity firm has acquired Orangeburg-based medical device manufacturer Zues Company Inc. (Photo/File)
Dec 20, 2023

Orangeburg medical device manufacturer Zeus acquired in $3B deal

A Swedish private equity firm has acquired Orangeburg-based medical device manufacturer Zeus, which was founded in 1966 by the Tourville family.

Dec 19, 2023

Autokiniton’s Automotive Excellence in Fountain Inn

The OpExChange peer networking group consistently gravitates towards plant visits that showcase the efficient application of advanced technology. Members are always eager to witness the potential that arises from the integration of sophisticated technology with the innovative insights of engaged associates. They particularly val[...]

Dec 18, 2023

$4.7M investment will create 60 new jobs in Anderson

A manufacturer of structural wood component systems is establishing its first South Carolina operation in Anderson County. The $4.7 million investment will create a regional foothold for the family-owned business that supplies fabricated wood components and engineered wood products for  ...

Dec 18, 2023

Seneca manufacturer shows governor how it’s making factories ‘smart’

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s footsteps fell on much of a 280,000-square-foot smart manufacturing facility in Oconee County last week and his eyes scanned most of the rest. He was there to learn how the factory became “smart” and how it is making others do the same …

Alupress's expansion will add approximately 3,000 square feet to its existing facility, enabling the company to service a growing customer base
Dec 14, 2023

Auto components manufacturer expanding in Laurens with $26M project

The expansion will add approximately 3,000 square feet to its existing facility, enabling the company to service a growing customer base, and create 64 new jobs.

AESC, a global electric vehicle battery technology company, is expanding its state-of-the-art battery cell facility in Florence County. The $810 million investment will create 450 new jobs, according to a news release from the South Carolina Department of Commerce.
Dec 12, 2023

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer announces $810M expansion in Florence

The expansion, which is expected to create 450 jobs, follows the company's December announcement of $810 million and 1,170 jobs, resulting in a total investment of $1.62 billion and 1,620 new jobs.