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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»

Career Centers provide employee pipeline in Spartanburg County

Published Friday, May 24, 2019
Spartanburg County’s three career centers provide a unique opportunity for employers to craft a pipeline of potential future employees. The county’s three career centers – Swofford Career Center, R.D. Anderson Applied Technology Center, and the Daniel Morgan Technology Center – prepare students for careers whether they attend a more»

Spartanburg Economic Futures Group Executive Vice President Carter Smith Awarded Order of the Palmetto

Published Wednesday, May 22, 2019
After a 39-year career, and 27 years positioning Spartanburg County as a statewide economic development leader, Spartanburg Economic Futures Group Executive Vice President Carter Smith was honored with the Order of the Palmetto. Carter, who announced his retirement earlier this year effective June 30, was surprised with the highest civilian award in South more»

SC Works, EFG, Colleges and Career Centers Partner for Successful Job Fair

Published Thursday, May 9, 2019
A job fair held in partnership between Spartanburg County's three career centers, SC Works Upstate, the S.C. Department of Commerce, Spartanburg Community College and the Economic Futures Group yielded some positive results. The fair brought more than 400 job-seekers, including 75 high school seniors, to USC Upstate's Career Readiness Center. Students more»

Upstate SC Alliance Proves to be Key Ally in Spartanburg's Economic Development

Published Thursday, April 25, 2019
Inside the Spartanburg Chamber, collaboration spans across five entities. The teams from the Chamber, Economic Futures Group, Convention & Visitors Bureau, Downtown Development Partnership and OneSpartanburg all work together, coming together to advance Spartanburg’s economy, equality and quality of life forward. Collaboration stretches beyond more»
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