Category Archives: Manufacturing

AFL Recipient of SCMA Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Award

Spartanburg, SC – May 1, 2018 – AFL, a leading fiber optic manufacturer and provider of services, is a recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Corporate Responsibility award presented by the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA). This award recognizes the positive contributions manufacturers make in their local communities. The three categories of this award are…
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GreenWood, Inc. Earns Prestigious BB&T Lighthouse Beam Safety Award

Greenville, SC - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, was recently presented with the Lighthouse Beam Safety Award by BB&T Insurance Services marking the eighth consecutive year the company has earned this prestigious award. The award is reserved only for companies who achieve excellence in safety performance throughout their organization.…
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AFL Awards $45K in Grants to Six Upstate SC Organizations

Spartanburg, SC – April 11, 2018 – AFL presented $45K in community grants to six organizations in the Upstate of South Carolina. Made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, the organizations’ programs align with AFL’s focus areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and social services outreach. Recipients of the spring grant cycle include: Clemson University…
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DRÄXLMAIER to hold job fair May 15

Duncan, S.C., May 10, 2018 – The DRÄXLMAIER Group will hold a job fair on Tuesday, May 15, 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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GM Recognizes Sage Automotive Interiors for Performance, Quality and Innovation

Greenville, SC – Sage Automotive Interiors was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20, in Orlando, Florida. GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries who have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value, or brought…
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MTU Hosts Annual Girls Day Event

MTU America hosted its fifth annual Girl’s Day event at the MTU Aiken Plant Tuesday, May 1. Aiken County high schools participated to learn about the manufacturing industry – a typically male-dominated field. At this year’s event, MTU hosted local ninth grade girls for a day of activities including: • An educational lecture about manufacturing…
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Milliken & Company Named One of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes

Milliken & Company, a global innovation company with textile, specialty chemical and floor covering manufacturing expertise, is honored to be named among America’s Best Mid-Size Employers in 2018. Compiled by Forbes magazine, America’s Best Mid-Size Employers recognizes highly rated employers with 1,000 to 5,000 U.S.-based employees each year. “This is truly an honor to receive,”…
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Lockhart Power Partners with Union County to Build Industrial Spec Building

[caption id="attachment_22044" align="alignnone" width="2160"] Lockhart Power and Union County leaders break ground on the new Midway Green Spec Building. The new building, managed by Lockhart Power's wholly owned subsidiary Midway Green Development, LLC, creates opportunity for manufacturing in Union County.[/caption] Lockhart, S.C. (April 27, 2018) – On Thursday, April 26, Lockhart Power Company and Union…
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AFL Recognized as SCC Economic Visionary

Spartanburg, SC – March 26, 2018 – AFL, a leading fiber optic manufacturer and provider of services, is a recipient of the 2017 Spartanburg Community College (SCC) Economic Visionaries Award. The award is given to honor four Upstate companies for extraordinary leadership in transforming the Upstate of South Carolina. AFL was awarded based on its support of education, community…
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GADC to Celebrate Greenville County Economic Development Successes, Michelin Chairman Scott Clark to Keynote

[caption id="attachment_21598" align="alignleft" width="200"] Scott Clark, President and Chairman of Michelin North America, will keynote GADC annual meeting[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. – April 11, 2018 – The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), charged with promoting and enhancing quality of life in Greenville County by facilitating job growth and investment, will announce continuing strong job creation and…
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