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Composites Event Draws 100 companies to Upstate

Oct 17, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The supply-chain event brought together composite manufacturers and users from industries such as automotive, aerospace, defense, and renewable energy.

Kent International, Pedal Chic Announce New Bicycle Line for Women

Oct 03, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The first Pedal Chic collection includes commuter, street, beach and multi-speed models.

The Building Block for Our Future: Materials

Oct 02, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The pursuit of lighter, more durable, environmentally resistant, and cost-effective goods drives a quest for high-performing materials across all industries, and it presents a world of opportunity for the Upstate.

In BMW’s Driver’s Seat

Sep 09, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Knudt Flor arrives in Spartanburg as CEO and President of the largest plant in BMW, which has $23 billion in annual revenues and 30 production sites in 14 countries, just completed a massive $1 billion expansion. With Flor in the driver’s seat now, other execs say they’re excited about the ride.

Greenville County to celebrate National Manufacturing Day

Sep 08, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

The event is a partnership between Greenville Tech, the Greenville Chamber, and Greenville County Schools.

Carbon Fiber: Strands of Time

Aug 01, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The strands are high-tech descendants of textiles, the Upstate’s onetime economic powerhouse. “A lot of the terminology we use in carbon fiber,” Snyder says, “comes from the textile industry.”

Upstate’s a Material World, Advanced

Jul 03, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

The Upstate SC Alliance says that as of June 2016, advanced-materials companies invested $158 billion here and added almost 500 jobs.

Turkish Firm Embraces South Carolina

May 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Mogul exports about 55 percent of its production, with half of that amount going to U.S. customers. Overall, the company exports to more than 50 countries. As the Gray Court plant ramps production, it will serve a portion of the company’s North America demand.

Explore and Adopt an Export Strategy

May 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

While many people believe that exporting is risky, costly and requires hiring related experts, there are ways to mitigate risk and manage costs.

Billiam Builds on Customization

May 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Preferring to keep production numbers private, Mitchell says Billiam produced “thousands” of pairs of jeans in 2016, but he notes that production usually ranges from 50 to 150 pairs a week.

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