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International Investment in Spartanburg County: By the Numbers

Published Monday, February 3, 2020
The level of international investment in Spartanburg County is almost astounding. Great Britain. Japan. Canada. Germany. Belgium. Each of these countries – and many more – are well-represented in Spartanburg County’s economic well-being. Since BMW Manufacturing Co. opened Plant Spartanburg more than 25 years ago, the floodgates have more»

Past, Present and Future: Spartanburg County Mills & Economic Development

Published Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Textile mills – symbols of 20th-century economic expansion that created jobs and led to communities of families sprouting. In Spartanburg County, textile mills created a way of life for generations of families. Dotted around the county, these expansive, often-brick buildings directly connect the past, present and future of economic development in more»

AIRSYS Cooling Technologies Inc. establishing operations in Spartanburg County

Published Thursday, December 5, 2019
AIRSYS Cooling Technologies Inc., a global information, communication and technology (ICT) cooling solution provider, today announced plans to establish operations in Spartanburg County. The company's more than $5 million investment is projected to create 116 new jobs. AIRSYS Cooling Technologies Inc.'s services are designed to provide a wide variety of more»

Medical Innovation Surging in Spartanburg County

Published Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Chances are, if you know Spartanburg County, you know of the historic and innovative manufacturing sector that calls our county home. But what you may not know is countywide, medical innovation is at an all-time high, with Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System providing an established medical care cornerstone, and new cutting-edge startups taking hold. more»

From Milliken: A Legacy in the Making

Published Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Manufacturing is an ever-present legacy in Spartanburg, South Carolina. From the turn-of-the-century textile mills of yesteryear to today’s advanced production facilities they would inspire, Spartanburg continues to be a mainstay in global manufacturing. The county has not only kept pace with the changing landscape of manufacturing capabilities and more»

The Importance of Business Expansion and Retention in Spartanburg County

Published Tuesday, October 15, 2019
https://scedablog.wordpress.com/2019/10/02/the-importance-of-business-expansion-and-retention/ 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»
“An invaluable tool to help entrepreneurs and businesses launch, build, expand, and reorganize”
Spark Center SC
“More than 2.5 Million Square Feet of New Industrial Space Available Now”
Spartanburg County Economic Development
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