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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

New bill proposes congressional review of tariffs; SC manufacturers disagree

Amid a flurry of national reports naming everything from model trains to Bibles as casualties of the White House’s trade war with China, Joe...

Top worldwide supplier of agricultural machinery coming to Greenville

One of the world’s leading suppliers of agricultural machinery, Alo, announced that they will establish operations in Greenville County in October 2019. Their plans...

ZF secures deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Series production will start in Germany in 2022 and eventually move to Gray Court facility Less than 90 days after announcing the largest order in...

Brookings report on automation tagged ‘political propaganda’ by state’s industry voices

A recent Brookings Institute report linking a resistance to manufacturing automation to an employee’s political positioning has some of South Carolina’s industry voices echoing...

Tariffs with Mexico averted; Trade war with China rages on

Although Trump’s standoff with Mexico ended over the weekend, S.C. manufacturers and state economists are speculating on what could have been as the White...

Michelin unveils airless prototype tire at Movin’On Summit

Michelin and General Motors unveiled a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger vehicles — the Michelin Uptis Prototype (or “Unique Puncture-proof Tire...

A call to arms

By Joe Toppe The Upstate’s largest manufacturing hands are now plugging holes along digital supply lines to stave off the daily barrage of cyber attacks....

Report: Workforce shortage expected to continue for another decade

Upstate manufacturers expecting an end to their workforce woes are likely to see the shortage of skilled hands extend well into the next decade. The...

Lucideon M+P expands Greenville presence at Patewood Business Park

Lucideon M+P, a subsidiary of Lucideon Group Limited, is expanding its local presence with a $7.5 million investment in a new Greenville facility. The company...
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Big shoulders; Aerospace flanks state lines

With the future of the F-16 now in Greenville and the Boeing 787 rolling off the line down in Charleston, every county between the...

ZF and BMW ink deal worth billions

By Joe Toppe In what ZF is calling the largest single order in their company’s history, the manufacturer’s new deal to supply BMW with an...

Anderson area industrial property sold for $7.7 million

CM Knight Logistics, a logistics and supply chain company based in Simpsonville, has acquired the former LaFrance Industries manufacturing facility for $7.7 million and rebranded...

New GE lab creating opportunities for Clemson Students

  Story Highlights GE dedicates three advanced machines to Clemson University studies 1,000 square feet inside GE's Greenville-based Advanced Manufacturing Works dedicated to undergraduate &...

Two industrial buildings totaling over 600k SF sold in Upstate

Automotive supplier Fuyao Asset Management, LLC recently purchased a 182,534-square-foot industrial facility located on 110 Milacron Drive in Fountain Inn.  Represented in the transaction by...

Ascend Performance Materials plans $35M expansion in Greenwood

Located at 1515 Highway 246 South in Greenwood, Ascend plans to upgrade several lines in early 2019 to increase capacity of nylon polymer production.

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