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Magna expanding its Spartanburg County plant

Published Monday, March 26, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Magna International, a mobility technology company and one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, is expanding its seat manufacturing plant in Spartanburg County. The company's $8 million expansion is projected to create 130 new jobs.

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Spartanburg Community College Announces 2018 Economic Visionaries

Published Friday, March 23, 2018

Spartanburg, S.C. - Four exceptional Upstate companies were named 2018 Economic Visionaries by Spartanburg Community College at the annual Economic Visionaries event held at the Spartanburg Marriott on Thursday evening, March 22. Businesses honored for transforming the Upstate economy were Crow & Bulman Engineering, Johnson Development Associates, Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District and AFL. The guest speaker for the evening was Lynn Good, president, chairman and chief executive officer of Duke Energy, one of America's largest electric power companies. Amy Wood, anchor News Channel 7/WSPA TV, was the event emcee.

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Newest Class A Industrial Park in the Upstate SC

Published Monday, March 19, 2018

Red Rock Developments, along with NAI Earle Furman, is pleased to announce Smith Farms Industrial Park. Located in the burgeoning Spartanburg/Greenville industrial market at the intersection of SC Hwy 101 and SC Hwy 296 (Reidville Road). Smith Farms boasts direct access to I-85 and I-26 as well as close proximity to BMW, GSP Airport and the Inland Port in Greer. Smith Farms’ strategic location allows for ease of access to both the Port of Charleston and the Port of Savannah in addition to being within 2 hours of the major metropolitan markets of Atlanta and Charlotte.

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2018 BMW Supplier Diversity Matchmaker Conference

Published Friday, March 2, 2018

Don't miss the 2018 BMW Supplier Diversity Matchmaker Conference!

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BMW Manufacturing Continues as Largest U.S. Automotive Exporter

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Spartanburg, S.C. BMW Manufacturing announced today that it exported 272,346 BMW X models from the Spartanburg plant during 2017. Nearly 87 percent of these Sports Activity Vehicles and Coupes were exported through the Port of Charleston with an export value of approximately $8.76 billion, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. This confirms that the South Carolina factory is the leading U.S. automotive exporter by value.

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Grupo Antolin establishing three separate facilities in Spartanburg County

Published Tuesday, January 23, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Grupo Antolin, a designer and manufacturer of components for the automotive industry, is launching new operations in Spartanburg County by establishing three separate facilities. The $50 million investment is expected to create more than 150 new jobs over the next five years.

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Spartanburg Community College & Michelin North America Partner to Offer New Scholar "Learn & Earn" Program

Published Monday, January 8, 2018

Spartanburg, S.C. - Upstate residents looking for a new job or a career change in the booming manufacturing industry can take advantage of a new Spartanburg Community College scholars program thanks to a partnership between SCC and Michelin North America. The SCC Michelin Manufacturing Scholars Program offers exceptional "learn and earn" opportunities for individuals interested in hands-on training, technical certification from SCC and a potential manufacturing career with Michelin. Applications from qualified candidates are now being accepted for the program and for classes that begin on May 14, 2018.

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Spartanburg Community College to Host 2018 Economic Visionaries Celebration

Published Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Spartanburg, S.C. - Spartanburg Community College will recognize the contributions of Upstate businesses at the second annual 2018 Economic Visionaries Celebration planned for March 22, 2018 at the Spartanburg Marriott. Four companies from Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee counties will be named "Economic Visionaries" based on their company size and significant contributions in transforming the Upstate business community. Duke Energy's President, Chairman and Chief Executive Office, Lynn Good, will be the guest speaker.

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