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The Importance of Business Expansion and Retention in Spartanburg County

Published Tuesday, October 15, 2019 From a post authored by Carter Smith, former Executive Vice President of the Spartanburg Economic Futures Group, shared by the S.C. Economic Developers' Association In Spartanburg, we know business expansion is a vital sign of a healthy economy. It speaks to more»

Former County Administrator Named Executive Vice President of the Economic Futures Group

Published Thursday, October 10, 2019
Katherine O’Neill has been named the Executive Vice President of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Futures Group. O’Neill will replace Carter Smith who announced his retirement earlier this year yet remains with the organization as the part-time Director of Special Projects. Currently the Chief Operations Officer of The more»

SC Inland Port: By the Numbers

Published Friday, September 27, 2019
Soon to celebrate the sixth anniversary of its opening, the SC Inland Port has been an invaluable economic asset for Spartanburg County and the entire Upstate. The Greer facility sits near the intersection of Interstates 85 and 26, linking interstate traffic with cargo flights from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and shipping container to the more»

Polydeck Screen Corporation expanding operations in Spartanburg County

Published Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Polydeck Screen Corporation, a leading provider of polyurethane and rubber screen media and specialty screening solutions, is expanding its operations in Spartanburg County. The more than $8.7 million investment will create 45 new jobs. Polydeck Screen Corporation is a family-owned business aimed at providing optimal screening solutions for the aggregate, more»

R&E Automated Systems expanding Spartanburg County operations

Published Wednesday, September 11, 2019
R&E Automated Systems, an internationally-recognized leader in the automation, engineering and prototype build industries, today announced plans to expand operations in Spartanburg County. The $12 million investment is expected to create 176 new jobs. Established in 1999, R&E Automated Systems is on the cutting edge of technological advancements more»

Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport Embracing Expansions

Published Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Air freight across the Upstate is an expanding market, and the Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport is planning to capitalize on that expansion. The Downtown Airport – the oldest and first commercial airport in South Carolina – recently added a $40 million expansion, including 650 feet of new runway space. The next step on the airport’s more»

PECTEC's Success in Spartanburg Driven by Narrow Focus

Published Friday, July 12, 2019
Every car that rolls off an assembly line is filled with thousands intricate parts that aren’t as easy to pick out as a windshield or a tire. That’s where PECTEC comes in. From the company’s 40,000-square-foot manufacturing facility tucked away on Corporate Drive, just removed from Business 85, PECTEC supplies finished and semi-finished more»

Keurig Dr. Pepper to Aid Keep OneSpartanburg Beautiful Efforts

Published Wednesday, June 19, 2019
As Keurig Dr. Pepper went through site selection for a new roasting and packaging facility, Spartanburg County’s track record of manufacturing success proved attractive. But important too were community-development efforts ongoing across Spartanburg County. In municipalities from Landrum to Woodruff, and countywide through OneSpartanburg and other more»
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