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Spartanburg County Economic Development Leader Carter Smith to Retire

Published Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Carter Smith has been instrumental in shaping Spartanburg County’s last two-plus decades of economic development. Carter was instrumental in recruiting BMW Manufacturing Co. to Spartanburg, and was a key figure in bringing the likes of Amazon, Adidas, Toray and Michelin to Spartanburg County. He, along with many economic development allies, has more»

Pool Cover Industry Flows from Meyco's Spartanburg County Facility

Published Tuesday, March 12, 2019
The heart of the pool cover industry sits just off Highway 221 in Spartanburg County. Meyco Products Inc. makes pool covers, many of which are custom, and ships them around the country. Founded in 1898 as a flag and awning manufacturer, Meyco finalized a patent on a swimming pool cover in 1957. Since 1988, Meyco has been manufacturing those proprietary more»

Spark Center SC ignites economic development across Spartanburg County

Published Friday, January 25, 2019
Driving through the western part of Spartanburg County, industrial buildings line Highway 290 as it becomes Main Street in Duncan. A key piece of Spartanburg County’s rise in economic development sits along Duncan’s Main Street. Blink and you could miss it, but there’s no missing its impact on the county. The Spark Center SC, on the Tyger more»

Renewable Properties launching new solar projects in Spartanburg County

Published Thursday, January 10, 2019
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Renewable Properties, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is growing its solar farm portfolio with seven new solar facilities in Spartanburg County. The company is projected to invest a total of approximately $22.7 million in the projects. Renewable Properties specializes in developing more»

EFG Launches Corporate Development Strategy

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Jansen Tidmore, EVP of Corporate and Urban Development, will lead Spartanburg's new corporate development strategy.

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Huvis Indorama Advanced Materials launching operations in Spartanburg County

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Huvis Indorama Advanced Materials, a 50-50 joint venture between Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited and South Korea-based Huvis Corporation, is launching new manufacturing operations at Auriga Polymers, Inc.’s campus in Spartanburg County. The $48 million investment is projected to create 50 new jobs.

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Spartanburg Councilman David Britt Speaks at Senate Finance Hearing

Published Thursday, September 27, 2018

Spartanburg Councilman David Britt Speaks at Senate Finance Hearing

 

 

 

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South Carolina to offer free code education for all residents

Published Monday, September 24, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The S.C. Department of Commerce's Office of Innovation, in collaboration with Build Carolina, today announced SC Codes, a new statewide program designed to provide free access to code education for all residents. A first-of-its-kind, state-funded resource, the new platform connects students with experienced industry mentors and provides pathways for continuing education and employment in technology-related fields.

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“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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