This list represents a look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment: its independent small businesses.
New CU-ICAR Leader Nikolaos Rigas on Making Manufacturing Sexy Again
With more than 14 years of experience, Perry Major will be based in JLL’s Charlotte office and will focus on Upstate South Carolina industrial markets.
The center, which is just starting to take shape, is envisioned as a “one-stop shop” for research and education programs in advanced manufacturing.
Subsidiary Teijin Carbon Fibers says it plans to invest $600 million and create 220 jobs by 2030.
The company's $2.2 million investment is projected to create 20 new jobs over the next five years.
Glen Raven has been a stalwart of U.S. textile manufacturing since it was founded in the 1880s. It has evolved through the decades to stay ahead of the ever-changing industry. The privately-held North Carolina-headquartered company is owned by the Gant family. One of the biggest recent changes is at the top, where, for the first time, someone outside the family is CEO.
GM’s Supplier of the Year award is reserved for suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost.
The project is expected to bring $1.9 million of capital investment and lead to the creation of 28 new jobs.
Ballentine’s showroom and store, previously on Rhett Street in downtown Greenville, is now consolidated with the operations center at 105 Shaw Street.