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Manufacturing

Jan 16, 2020

Economic developers bullish on Upstate

A new year and a new decade are underway, and economic development leaders across the Upstate expect the growth and progress from the 2010s to continue in 2020.

Jan 15, 2020

BMW’s Plant Spartanburg has record year

During its 25th year of production, BMW Manufacturing set a new production record, assembling 411,620 X models in 2019, beating the previous record set in 2016 by 449 vehicles.

Jan 14, 2020

Milliken & Co. to buy Borchers

Milliken & Co., a global diversified manufacturer based in Spartanburg, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Borchers Group Ltd., a global specialty chemicals company.

Jan 10, 2020

Professor honored for work educating next generation of automotive engineers

A Clemson University automotive engineer who teaches students many of the skills they need for careers in robotics and self-driving cars is winning an award that recognizes him as one of the nation's top young engineering educators.

Jan 9, 2020

Grant provides workforce training at Tri-County Tech

Tri-County Technical College received a $57,310 grant to award 20 scholarships for industry-based training that can qualify individuals to work within two weeks.

Jan 3, 2020

Brewery 85 testing biodegradable six-pack rings

A Greenville brewery is testing six-pack rings made from plant-based, biodegradable fibers. Brewery 85 is testing the packing in the Upstate, according to a news release.

Dec 20, 2019

AFL enters third year of workforce program

AFL is continuing its Operational Workforce Program into 2020 with 14 new students from Byrnes High School joining the program in January.

Dec 19, 2019

Pierburg US investing $27M and adding 95 jobs

Pierburg US LLC, a manufacturer of components for air supply and emission control, today announced plans to expand its existing operations in Greenville County. The $27 million investment will create 95 new jobs.

Dec 19, 2019

Multi-Pack moving into new facility in Greenville

Multi-Pack Solutions, an integrated packaging and manufacturing provider for over-the-counter drugs and personal care products, has begun moving its production lines into a new facility.

Dec 18, 2019

Michelin alleges Texas company importing counterfeits

Michelin North America Inc. of Greenville filed suit Tuesday against Tri-Ace Wheel & Tire Corp. of Houston, including its Black Bear USA affiliate, for importing and selling what it alleges is a Chinese counterfeit tire.

Dec 18, 2019

Bahrain’s ambassador tours F-16 production line

Bahrain's ambassador to the United States toured the Greenville Lockheed Martin site on Tuesday to see where his country's next fleet of fighter jets is being built.

Dec 17, 2019

Mattress plant to open in Gaffney

Palmetto Pedic, a mattress manufacturing company, today announced plans to establish operations in Cherokee County. The $8.5 million investment is expected to create more than 60 new jobs, according to a news release.