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Monday, February 19, 2018

The number of women-owned businesses has more than doubled in the...

Across the nation, entrepreneurship is on the rise. But growth among female business owners, particularly in South Carolina, is far outpacing growth among males and...

BMW Manufacturing Co. announces expansion of its Scholars program

BMW Manufacturing Co. will grow its talent pipeline. The Spartanburg County-based automaker announced Wednesday, Jan. 31, it plans to expand its BMW Scholars program by...

Home Fashions International expanding its operations in Cherokee County

Home Fashions International, a supplier of home textile products, announced Jan. 18 it plans to invest $5.5 million to expand its Cherokee County operations...
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Alpha Mode: Episode 1: Randy Dobbs

Upstate Business Journal is pleased to present a new, digital feature that will appear monthly at upstatebusinessjournal.com, in partnership with QLI International LLC (www.qli-international.com)...

Fluor named to Fortune magazine’s ‘Most Admired’ list for 18th consecutive...

Texas-based Fluor Corp. announced Monday, Jan. 22, it has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies list. Fluor has appeared on the...
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Samsung launches commercial production at $380 million Newberry County plant

South Korea-based electronics giant Samsung on Friday, Jan. 12, officially opened its first U.S. appliance manufacturing plant in Newberry County. The $380 million, 450,000-square-foot facility,...

To avoid lost productivity and fines, industries should implement plan for...

To avoid lost productivity and fines, industries should implement plan for silica exposure compliance ahead of deadline

Metromont Corp. will acquire Shockey Precast Group of Winchester, Va.

Metromont Corp. will expand its reach in the Mid-Atlantic region. The Greenville-based manufacturer of precast concrete materials has announced it plans to acquire the Shockey...

Upstate BMW plant’s three-year record production streak ends in 2017

BMW Manufacturing Co.’s three-year streak of record production has ended. The Spartanburg County plant on Monday, Jan. 8, reported its final assembly numbers for 2017,...

BMW’s US sales fall in 2017 despite strong December

Germany-based luxury automaker BMW’s U.S. business improved in December but fell 3.4 percent in 2017 despite sales growth of some of its X models...

BMW launches preproduction of new X7 model at Upstate plant

Preproduction of BMW Group’s full-size X7 Sports Activity Vehicle has begun at its Upstate plant in Spartanburg County. The automaker said this step signifies the beginning of...

BMW launches pre-production of new X7 model at Upstate plant

Germany-based BMW Group announced Wednesday, Dec. 20, pre-production of its new full-size X7 Sports Activity Vehicle has begun at its Upstate plant in Spartanburg...

PG Aerospace opening facility in Liberty

The New Jersey-based company will be moving into a 15,000-square-foot facility at 107 Alison St. in Liberty, according to the S.C. Department of Commerce.

Upstate ranks No. 2 for manufacturing jobs, study says

The region has experienced strong growth in manufacturing employment over the past few years, growing by 37.8 percent between 2010 and 2015.

Fields of Green: Could hemp be South Carolina’s next cash crop?

South Carolina farmers are one step closer to planting their first hemp seeds in the ground.

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