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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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.

Michelin releases first diversity report and honors former SC governor for...

In honor of United Nations World Cultural Diversity Day on May 21, Michelin North America published its first diversity and inclusion report.

Kentwool celebrates 175 years

Today, Kentwool is known for its line of performance wool golf socks; a range of socks for men, women, and kids; and its men’s boxer shorts and loungewear.

Michelin North America named top large employer

The Greenville-based company designs, manufactures, and sells tires for airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, and various other vehicles.

Milliken Packaging Corp. acquired by Greenville-based Adelphos Capital

Effective immediately, Par Packaging will assume full control of the production, sale, and distribution of Milliken’s packaging line, including the MPak™ and KPak® designs, all of which are produced at the plant at 190 Pin Oak Lane, White Stone, in Spartanburg County.

Kemper Corp. to open $1.9M production facility in Union County

The project is expected to bring $1.9 million of capital investment and create 28 jobs.

Swiss manufacturer plans $46M expansion of Greenwood facility

The $46 million expansion of the facility is expected to create 30 new jobs over the next five years.

ACS Manufacturing brings 150 new jobs to Upstate

The $6 million investment will create these new jobs over the next five years.

EAS Change Systems locates headquarters to Greenville

The company manufactures quick clamping and quick changing systems for plastic injection molding machines and metal stamping presses.

Alice Manufacturing Co. to close Ellison plant in Pickens County

The Easley-based company announced on Monday that it will begin “phasing out” operations at its Ellison Plant on June 30.

Greenville Tech partners with S.C. Army National Guard to open $22M...

The 95,225-square-foot facility will house the S.C. Army National Guard Readiness Center and Greenville Tech’s aircraft maintenance technology and truck driver training programs.

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