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Sunday, July 22, 2018

South Carolina’s manufacturing industry health is above average, report says

South Carolina’s manufacturing industry remains above average, receiving an A grade on the 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card last month.

Platter will lead ROFA North America in move to new facility

Currently, ROFA’s Greer operation — the company’s only U.S. office — works with BMW in Spartanburg, Daimler Mercedes-Benz in Alabama, and Volkswagen in Tennessee.

Lockheed Martin to produce new F-16 fighter jets in Greenville

The company plans to hire up to 200 people later this year to support the production of 16 aircraft.

Timken to invest $2.5M in Union County plant expansion

New equipment and machinery will be added to the 350,000-square-foot building at 408 Industrial Drive.

Monti Inc. announces $2.7M expansion in Greenwood County

The expansion is expected to create 19 new jobs.

ACL Airshop to invest $7.2M in new Greenville facility

Located in Park West Commerce Park, the 60,000-square-foot facility will feature high bay manufacturing spaces for air cargo nets, transportation straps and other products.

International Vitamin Corp. to expand Greenville County operations

The company will expand its facilities at 4611 Dairy Road and 4615 Dairy Road in Greenville.

BMW Group unveils new X5 that will be produced in the...

The popular crossover is getting a subtle yet high-tech makeover.

Clemson’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing names founding director

A former government official with more than a decade of research experience will lead the university's initiative to become a statewide hub for advanced manufacturing.

Local electrical apparatus company bought by Ohio Transmission Corporation

Crimson Electric Inc., headquartered in Duncan, has been acquired by Ohio Transmission Corporation, the company announced on June 6.

Teijin breaks ground on new carbon fiber production facility in Greenwood

The facility, which is located along Highway 246 South, will be operated by subsidiary Teijin Carbon Fibers. It is expected to be operational by the end of 2020.

The rising need for plastics in aerospace

Much like its mounting use in automotive innovation and assembly, plastics applications in aircraft construction is experiencing a mounting increase in demand and use.

With patents, manufacturers and other innovative businesses should pay for quality,...

For small to midsize manufacturers and other innovative companies in the Upstate, including patents in their overall business strategy, is critically important to long-term success.

JTEKT North America expanding Oconee County operations

The Greenville-based automotive parts and engineering company is investing $19.4 million to expand its existing production facility in Oconee County.

Koops Inc. plans $2.2M expansion of Greenville County operations

The Michigan-based manufacturer will relocate into a larger facility in Mauldin, creating 20 new jobs.

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