Keurig Green Mountain

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

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Synthomer expanding its manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County

British-based chemical company investing $16 million

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Manufacturing Careers Info Event

Accelerated certificate pathway to find a career path with local manufacturers

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Success Story

BMW Manufacturing Continues as Largest U.S. Automotive Exporter

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1 Million Cups Spartanburg

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S.C. Department of Commerce Annual Report

State recruited more than 13,100 new jobs while exporters achieved seventh consecutive record year in 2016

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BMW Plant Spartanburg

Factory Milestones

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BMW Group Plant Spartanburg in the US becomes largest production location within 25 years

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Wall Street

Updated festival and retail area welcomes visitors

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Female (2017 Estimate) 51.5%
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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.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Synthomer today announced plans to expand its existing manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing $16 million and is expected to create 10 new jobs as a result. 

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