Category Archives: Manufacturing

AFL Division Reaches Milestone 5M Safe Work Hours

Spartanburg, SC – July 23, 2018 – AFL’s accessories division reached a record-breaking milestone of 5,000,000 safe work hours, representing more than 20 years without a lost time accident. The “machine shop” environment focuses on the fabrication and assembly of aluminum, steel and bronze parts for the electrical utility and rail transit markets. Accessories associates…
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Give Your Career a Lift at the MAU at BMW Logistics Hiring Event

GREENVILLE, SC – AUGUST, 9, 2018 – In 2006, MAU Workforce Solutions joined forces with BMW to help manage the staffing of their Spartanburg plant facilities, producing the X3, X4, X5 and X6 model vehicles. For more than 10 years, MAU has not just been a recruiting agency, but a partner to BMW. MAU is…
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Kloeckner Metals awarded IATF 16949 management system certificate

Kloeckner Metals Greenville branch is the fifth and latest to have been awarded an IATF 16949 management system certificate for processing flat rolled steel, stainless and aluminum, including slitting, cut to length, and configured blanks. The other branches include Murfreesboro, TN, Calvert, AL, Cincinnati, OH, and Monterrey, Mexico. IATF 16949:2016 was jointly developed by The…
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AFL Awards $5,000 Grant to Clemson University Foundation

Spartanburg, SC – July 17, 2018 – AFL awarded a $5,000 grant to the Clemson University Foundation in support of the Charles H. Townes Optical Science and Engineering Summer Program. The grant, made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, will aid the university in giving hands-on experience to students, readying them for their careers in…
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Master Gage & Tool Co. Relocates Southeastern Operations Office to Greenville County

Company expects to accelerate growth with new sales, service, repair and training facility in Greenville County GREENVILLE, S.C. – August 1, 2018 – Master Gage and Tool Co. (MG&T), which provides high-quality tooling and gaging products, repair and calibration services to meet a diverse range of customers’ precision manufacturing requirements, has relocated operations from Charlotte,…
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DRÄXLMAIER to hold job fair Aug. 8

Duncan, S.C., July 31, 2018 – The DRÄXLMAIER Group will hold a job fair on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Showroom of its corporate offices at 1751 E. Main St., Duncan, S.C. The event will highlight the broad spectrum of job opportunities currently available at the automotive supplier. The…
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AFL Recognized by United Way of the Piedmont for Annual Campaign

Spartanburg, SC – July 9, 2018 – AFL, a leading global fiber optic cable, accessories and equipment manufacturer, was recognized by United Way of the Piedmont with four awards for its annual corporate campaign. AFL received the top award for Employee Giving (for companies at $200K+) and set a record by giving back more than…
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T&S Brass expands international team with addition of Gavin Woodward

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – July 24, 2018 – T&S Brass and Bronze Works, a leading international manufacturer of innovative foodservice and commercial plumbing products, has hired Gavin Woodward as sales manager for the United Kingdom, Middle East and Africa. [caption id="attachment_24192" align="alignleft" width="300"] Gavin Woodward, T&S Brass sales manager for UK, Middle East and Africa[/caption]…
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DRÄXLMAIER names Eggensberger plant manager

Duncan, S.C., July 20, 2018 – The DRÄXLMAIER Group, a Tier 1 supplier to the international automotive industry, has named Edmund Eggensberger the new manager of its production plant in Duncan, S.C. The appointment became effective on July 18. Eggensberger has been with the DRÄXLMAIER Group since October 2008, when he was hired as plant…
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Samsung Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Landmark U.S. Announcement

(NEWBERRY COUNTY, S.C.) – One year ago today, Samsung reached an agreement with the State of South Carolina to open a $380 million dollar state-of-art home appliance manufacturing plant in Newberry County. With the teamwork of more than 650 people, this facility began producing, in less than a year, front-load and top-load washing machines. “The…
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