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Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Spark: Happenings in Upstate Biz with Trevor Anderson

Diversity is a concept that is highly championed, yet remains somewhat elusive in terms of its implementation and realization.

Orbis Corp. acquires Greenville-based Response Packaging

Response Packaging specializes in highly engineered custom dunnage designed for the safe and efficient transport of vehicle components in the supply chain, according to a news release.

SCRA invests $200K in Duncan-based Global Transplant Solutions

The investment will be used by Global Transplant Solutions to finalize global sales, develop proprietary products, and further its research efforts, according to a press release.

Magna celebrates grand opening of $37M seating plant in Moore

Gov. Henry McMaster joined with company and local officials to cut the ribbon for the facility, which sits at 3042 Highway 290 in Moore on more than 20 acres at Greenville-based Pacolet Milliken Enterprises' Tyger River Industrial Park.

United Tool and Mold Inc. to expand with $11M facility in...

The company, which builds and repairs plastic injection and blow molding machinery, said the facility would be constructed at the Pickens County Commerce Park. It is expected to create 17 jobs. 

Samsung adds second production line at Newberry County plant

Samsung has announced the launch of a second production line at its Newberry County plant. The South Korea-based electronics manufacturer's American affiliate said Tuesday, March...

Kapstone investing $6M in Cherokee County facility

The new investment will allow the company to install a new hydraulic dilution control headbox and bottom-ply chain conveyor.

Lockheed Martin’s Greenville facility gears up for major projects in 2018

The Maryland-based aerospace and defense company provides modification, maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for both military and civil aircraft from a 16-hangar facility at the S.C. Technology and Aviation Center in southern Greenville County.

Oconee County-based Just Aircraft LLC continues to soar

Since its inception, Just Aircraft has shipped hundreds of its kits worldwide to markets that include Australia, England, France, Spain, New Zealand, Canada, and Ecuador.

Palmetto State leadership in aerospace – good for America, good for...

These aerospace manufacturing opportunities are good for our state and help cement the role of the Palmetto State as an aerospace manufacturing center.

Atlantic Packaging to close Duncan distribution center, move to a new...

Atlantic Packaging is closing its Duncan distribution center, moving to a high-visibility site off I-85 South and expanding its presence in the Upstate, moving into a new manufacturing and distribution center in Greenville County, adding jobs and investing in equipment.

BMW hiring event scheduled for March 13

Another recruitment event for positions at BMW’s Upstate plant is in the works. Spartanburg County-based BMW Manufacturing Co. and its staffing partner MAU Inc. have...

The Spark: Happenings in Upstate Biz with Trevor Anderson

Five years ago, about 250 state and local business leaders huddled together near a tent on a 100-acre patch of dirt just east of...

ProTrans unveils new 230,000-square-foot facility in Spartanburg County

Upstate leaders welcomed a new logistics operation to the region on Thursday, Feb. 22. Indiana-based ProTrans, a third-party logistics provider that has had a presence...

New CU-ICAR executive director aims to strengthen industry relationships, workforce development...

Clemson University has appointed Nick Rigas as executive director of its International Center for Automotive Research in Greenville.

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