Huvis Indorama Advanced Materials launching operations in Spartanburg County

Joint manufacturing venture creating 50 new jobs

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BMW Manufacturing Continues as Largest U.S. Automotive Exporter

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Synthomer expanding its manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County

British-based chemical company investing $16 million

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Keurig Green Mountain

Leading coffee company to invest $350 million & creating 500 jobs new Spartanburg County operations

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Updated festival and retail area welcomes visitors

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1 Million Cups Spartanburg

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BMW Plant Spartanburg

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Huvis Indorama Advanced Materials, a 50-50 joint venture between Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited and South Korea-based Huvis Corporation, is launching new manufacturing operations at Auriga Polymers, Inc.’s campus in Spartanburg County. The $48 million investment is projected to create 50 new jobs.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Spartanburg Councilman David Britt Speaks at Senate Finance Hearing

 

 

 

Monday, September 24, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The S.C. Department of Commerce's Office of Innovation, in collaboration with Build Carolina, today announced SC Codes, a new statewide program designed to provide free access to code education for all residents. A first-of-its-kind, state-funded resource, the new platform connects students with experienced industry mentors and provides pathways for continuing education and employment in technology-related fields.

Monday, July 2, 2018

SPARTANBURG, SC —  July 2, 2018 — Spartanburg County will host an information session to connect residents with pathways to a career in manufacturing. Through a statewide partnership, an accelerated Lean Manufacturing certification has been developed and will be initially accepted by BMW’s Supplier Network in lieu of one year’s manufacturing experience.
Attending residents will learn about the accelerated certificate and the opportunities available with BMW’s Supplier Network upon completion of the program.

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