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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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...

Milliken celebrates 60 years at Roger Milliken Center, plants six cultivars...

Milliken & Company planted six cultivars of oak trees, 21 trees in total, to celebrate six decades of the Roger Milliken Center, which is...

BMW program introduces Upstate students to advanced manufacturing

The “Driving Stem” program provides students with an inside look at how the German-based manufacturer builds vehicles using robotics and other advanced manufacturing techniques

Element to open Anderson facility, create 31 new jobs

Element Materials Technology plans to open a new facility in Anderson County. The materials and product qualification testing company is investing $3.4 million in...

Technology, innovation drive local manufacturers to become smarter, more data-driven enterprises

By Chris Yarrow Co-founder and managing partner, The Hiring Group The marketplace of the 21st century is evolving into one of merging national markets, fragmented consumer markets,...

Q&A: Chuck Spangler, CEO and president of the S.C. Manufacturing Extension...

SCMEP is a nonprofit that aims to promote business growth by connecting manufacturers across the Palmetto State to public and private resources.

Manufacturing Day reveals career potential to high school seniors

By David Clayton Executive director, Greenville Technical College’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation “National study points to shortage of 3 million professional basketball players over next decade.” That...

Clemson gets $3 million grant to study simulated factory with Greenville...

THINKER places more than 20 graduate students a year at the Clemson Vehicle Assembly Center housed in Greenville Tech’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation to research human interaction with technology on the assembly line, as well as ways to enhance the work environment.

5S philosophy is key for manufacturing support contractors

By Kevin Crittendon Every maintenance and manufacturing support contractor should maintain a steadfast commitment to safety, customer satisfaction, and quality services. In order to deliver...

Manufacturing news roundup: JTEKT North America completes $5.8M expansion, Roy Metal...

There was no shortage of manufacturing announcements from around the Upstate in September.

Sealevel founder, CEO recognized for manufacturing contributions in SC

Sealevel Systems Inc. founder and CEO Tom O’Hanlan recently received the Outstanding Manufacturing Lifetime Service Award at the 2018 South Carolina Manufacturing Conference and...

Flame Spray expands operations, creates new jobs in Laurens County

The Flame Spray North America facility in Fountain Inn will undergo a $4 million expansion and hire 20 employees within the next three years,...

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