Category Archives: Manufacturing

AFL Awarded Nine Technology Patents

Spartanburg, SC – June 19, 2017 – AFL, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic cable, equipment and accessories, recognized several associates for receiving patent awards for developing new products and technologies within the optical connectivity, fusion splicing and test and inspection divisions. AFL’s Test & Inspection team received two patents. The first patent was for…
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The Heirloom Companies to Host Job Fair on July 22

High demand for handcrafted products fuels company’s expansion by 25 percent Campobello, S.C. – The Heirloom Companies will host a job fair on Sat., July 22 from 9am to 12pm at its showroom and workshop, located at 13728 SC-11 in Campobello, S.C. Over the past 12 months, residential and commercial demand for The Heirloom Companies’…
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T&S Brass Expands IT Team to Support Worldwide Operations

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – May 31, 2017 – T&S Brass, a leading manufacturer of innovative foodservice and commercial plumbing products with a global footprint, has expanded its in-house information technology (IT) team to support worldwide operations. Recent additions to the team include web developers Jose Garcia and Brian McCall, network engineer Richard Sasko and help…
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GreenWood, Inc. Reaches 5 Million Safe Hours at Merck

Greenville, SC - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, celebrates a major safety milestone of 5 million safe work hours at their Merck project site in Elkton, Virginia. GreenWood provides Merck with various construction related services. The continuous relationship between GreenWood and Merck covers more than 26 years without a…
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SCMEP Awarded Outstanding Honors At MEP National Summit

Greenville, S.C. – May 5th, 2017– The first MEP National Summit in five yearswas in Denver, Colorado this week and The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) was there along with nearly 500 center staff, partners, and NIST MEP staff members. The 2017 MEP National Summit was a time of networking, resource sharing, and strategizing on how to…
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KION North America Receives Annual Safety Award from South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance

[caption id="attachment_13296" align="alignleft" width="830"] Max Vome, HSE Manager of KION North America, with Emily Furr, Director of SC Labor, Licensing and Regulation.[/caption] KION North America was recognized by The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) for outstanding workplace safety accomplishments during 2016. HSE Manager Max Vome received the award at the 2017 South Carolina Safety Summit…
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Kurt Dallas Elected Chairman Of The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance

The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) has elected Mr. Kurt Dallas, Executive Vice President of AFL, to serve as Chairman of the 2017-2018 Board of Directors. [caption id="attachment_13269" align="alignleft" width="267"] Kurt Dallas[/caption] "I feel honored and privileged to become the next Chairman of the South Carolina Manufacturing Alliance," said Dallas. "This is a great time…
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AFL Recipient of SCMA Workplace Safety Award

[caption id="attachment_13223" align="alignleft" width="830"] AFL Recipient of SCMA Workplace Safety Award[/caption] Spartanburg, SC – March 27, 2017 – Two AFL facilities were honored with the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) Plant Safety Award for outstanding workplace safety accomplishments during 2016. AFL’s fiber optic cable manufacturing facility and accessories facility, both in Duncan, received this award. Incidence…
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Beasley named director of aerospace initiatives

(GREENVILLE, S.C.) - Adrianne Beasley has been tapped to replace Deborah Cameron as director of aerospace initiatives for the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness. After three years leading the Council’s SC Aerospace initiative, Cameron is resigning the position and relocating to Colorado. Beasley most recently served as program manager for the University of South Carolina…
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