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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.

BMW begins production of X7 at Spartanburg County plant

The BMW X7, which made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show last year, is the fifth X-model to be produced at the company’s manufacturing facility in Spartanburg County.

Year in Review: The top 6 manufacturing stories of 2018

BMW unveils next-generation X4 built in Upstate In February, BMW introduced the second generation of the popular X4 crossover, one of four models produced exclusively...

Bosch expanding Anderson County operations

The company’s expansion will include new manufacturing capabilities to support its mobility solutions business in North America.

Greenville Tech CMI director named assistant vice president at Clemson

Clemson University announced the director of Greenville Technical College's Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI) has been named assistant vice president for the school's Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives.

Trade tensions give way to US-Korea joint venture

In the Upstate, recent jitters over trade relations with South Korea are giving way to collaboration. A 50-50 joint venture between Seoul-based Huvis Corp. and...

Greenville County Schools considers applied math course to help graduates pass...

Only 10-30 percent of applicants pass the math portion of Michelin’s hiring test for reliability technicians, according to David Stafford, chief human resources officer with Michelin.

National fertilizer company partners with Jeff Dezen Public Relations

Jeff Dezen Public Relations of Greenville was chosen by Jobe’s Company to be its public relations agency-of-record for North America.  Jobe’s Company is headquartered in...

T&S Brass named finalist for manufacturing award

T&S is one of three South Carolina plants to be named to this year’s list of 12 finalists.

Clemson forum brings together top industry leaders to talk manufacturing

Skilled labor shortage. Software programming. Artificial intelligence. Digital twins. Some of South Carolina’s top leaders in manufacturing tossed around these ideas during a forum on...

Get Outside: A Q&A with Luther Cifers, president and CEO of...

The outdoorsman and entrepreneur discusses how he transformed his love of kayak fishing into a successful business model.

Greenville Tech Foundation honors local industries at Workforce Development Salute

The honorees — Bosch Rexroth, Greenville Health System, and Michelin North America — have given more than $2.9 million in combined gifts to the college over the years.

Clemson receives $1.8M grant for robotics virtual reality curriculum

A team at Clemson University will receive $1.8 million over the next three years to develop virtual reality-based curriculum for robotics courses. Clemson is one...

KUKA Robotics partners with Greenville Tech

Greenville Tech’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation already had some KUKA robots, but the partnership gives them four new, larger ones to keep during the duration of its partnership with KUKA. In return, KUKA now has a trainer based at the center to teach the company’s clients how to use the robots.

Caterpillar comes to Greenwood, creates 85 new jobs

Caterpillar Inc. is opening a casting facility in Greenwood County which is projected to create 85 new jobs. An existing 103,000-square-foot facility was purchased...

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