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Allen Smith selected as Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s next President and CEO

Published Thursday, May 15, 2014

SPARTANBURG, S.C.—May 15, 2014— A nationally recognized chamber executive with an established track record of stimulating significant gains in membership, revenues and community involvement has
been named the next president and CEO of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Trelleborg Wheel Systems to establish Spartanburg facility, create 150 jobs

Published Tuesday, May 6, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Leading global supplier of off-road tires, Trelleborg Wheel Systems, has selected Spartanburg County for the company’s first North American manufacturing facility that will produce radial tires for agricultural machinery. The $50 million investment is expected to create approximately 150 jobs by 2018.

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Bass Pro Shops to open new Mega Outdoor Store in Spartanburg County, S.C.

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The store, Bass Pro Shops third in South Carolina, will be over 120,000 square feet (two football fields), and will feature the company’s popular Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill.

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Copac expands Spartanburg County operations

Published Tuesday, April 1, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Copac Global Packaging, a leading provider of packaging services to domestic and global customers, today announced the completion of its expansion at its Spartanburg County facility. The $14.8 million expansion is expected to create 32 new jobs.

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BMW announces $1 billion expansion creating 800 new jobs

Published Friday, March 28, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. – BMW announced today that the company will expand its plant in Spartanburg County with a $1 billion investment, which is expected to create 800 new jobs. The expansion includes the addition of a fifth vehicle platform at the plant – the X7 – and it will increase production capacity from 350,000 units to 450,000 units annually, making the Spartanburg facility the highest-capacity plant in the BMW global system by the end of 2016.

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Spartanburg County Economic Activity

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014

Spartanburg County Economic Development Activity headlines from our previous website without articles or details (Headlines posted between and 12/05/2013 and 03/28/2014)

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Laserflex expanding operations in Spartanburg County

Published Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Laserflex expanding operations in Spartanburg County; $4 million investment expected to create 20 new jobs.

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