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Economic Futures Group Expands Development Team

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016

SPARTANBURG, SC — March 9, 2016 — The Economic Futures Group (EFG) is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members:  Michael E. McNally, as Director of Existing Industry, and Doug Gregory, as Director of Administration and Research.


Röchling Automotive expanding Upstate operations

Published Thursday, December 10, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Röchling Automotive USA LLP, a North American subsidiary of R?chling Automotive Group, is expanding its operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing $5.8 million in the facility, which serves as its North American headquarters, creating 25 new jobs in Duncan, S.C.


Auriga Polymers, Inc. expanding Upstate operations

Published Monday, November 2, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Auriga Polymers Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, one of the world’s largest suppliers of polyester, is expanding its existing operations’ capabilities in Spartanburg County with an investment of more than $35 million.


DRÄXLMAIER expanding Upstate operations

Published Wednesday, September 16, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The DRÄXLMAIER Group, one of the world’s top automotive suppliers, is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing more than $35 million in the project, creating 94 new jobs in Duncan, S.C. over the next five years.


KING Automation expanding Upstate operations

Published Friday, July 31, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. – KING Automation, an industrial automation engineering company, is expanding its Spartanburg County operations by relocating to a larger facility in Roebuck, S.C. The $4 million investment is expected to create 80 new jobs over the next five years.


Dollar Tree establishing Upstate distribution facility

Published Monday, July 13, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) is establishing new distribution operations in the Upstate Corporate Park located in both Cherokee and Spartanburg counties. The $104.4 million investment is expected to create 400 new jobs over the next five years.


Site Selection magazine names Economic Futures Group as one of Best to Invest Top US Economic Development Groups of 2014

Published Monday, May 4, 2015

Atlanta, May 4, 2015: Site Selection magazine has named its Top US Economic Development Groups of 2014 as part of the magazine’s annual Best to Invest rankings. Local economic development groups were first ranked according to four objective categories: new jobs, new jobs per 10,000 residents, new investment amount and new investment per 10,000 residents. Additional criteria included the creativity of economic development strategy; scope of project activity; and documenting link between the economic development organization and actual results. The rankings include the top ten metropolitan groups and honorable mentions, and the top 20 micropolitan groups.


Department of Commerce honors 2015 Ambassadors for Economic Development

Published Friday, April 3, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. –As part of the annual Industry Appreciation Week, the South Carolina Department of Commerce on Thursday announced the 2015 Ambassadors for Economic Development. Recognized for their exceptional efforts to bolster community and economic development activities in South Carolina, the ambassadors were honored in a ceremony held on Thursday, April 2 at the Governor’s Mansion Complex. This year, 48 individuals from 46 counties were selected.

“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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