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

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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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Updated festival and retail area welcomes visitors

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Total Labor Force 140,892
Workforce
Unemployment Rate 5.3%
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Female (2015 Estimate) 51.5%
Population
Male (2015 Estimate) 48.5%
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$13,100,000
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Recent News

Monday, July 24, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Rudolph Logistics Group, an international logistics service provider, is launching a new warehousing operation in Spartanburg County. The Germany-based company is projected to bring more than $18 million of capital investment and create at least 150 new jobs.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Spartanburg, SC - 06/26/2017 - The BMW Group has been a committed “local player” in the US market for a quarter-century: On 23 June 1992, the BMW Group announced its decision to build its US plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Continuous expansion of the plant with extensive additions and the decision to build the successful BMW X models in Spartanburg have made the plant the largest manufacturing facility in the BMW Group production network within the space of 25 years. During the ceremony to mark the anniversary, the all-new BMW X3 rolled off the production line in Spartanburg. More than 1.5 million BMW X3 vehicles have been delivered to customers worldwide since it was first launched at the end of 2003. The new BMW X3 will be launched in fall 2017.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SPARTANBURG, SC – May 30, 2017 – The Economic Futures Group has hired Betsy Neely Sikma to lead its entrepreneurial development work and initiatives. Sikma will start on Monday, June 12.

Monday, May 15, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. - As part of the 26th annual Industry Appreciation series, the S.C. Department of Commerce recognized its 2017 Industry Impact Award recipients during an event on Thursday, May 11 at The Hall at Senate's End in Columbia, S.C. Honoring businesses that have made significant contributions to their communities and state, the recipients were selected within a certain employment size and county development tier group.

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