Category Archives: Manufacturing

Local shops propel Line-X into Top 500 Franchise recognition

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – LINE-X, a global leader in high performance protective coatings and automotive aftermarket accessories, is highlighting the outstanding quality and tireless efforts of family-owned South Carolina franchises in propelling the company to recognition as a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine. Local shops, including U.S. military veteran franchisees, are delivering LINE-X’s famously powerful protective…
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CJ Mulch adds Houtz

CJ Mulch and More LLC., a mulch manufacturing company in Greer, has recently hired Sean Houtz as head of sales and marketing. Sean returned to the Greenville area after living in upper NY state for 6 years. Sean has previously worked as a landscape foreman for several landscape companies in Greenville and is a veteran of the…
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Wynit Distribution partners with Otium Outdoors

Greenville, SC – WYNIT Distribution announced today its partnership with Otium Outdoors to bring the Minneapolis, Minnesota based company’s car racks to the outdoor and retail channels. WYNIT will offer the Otium SoftRack, Otium TravelPack and Otium RuggedRack to the channel. Otium Outdoors’ car racks are unique because of their wide versatility. They can be used by outdoor enthusiasts…
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SCMEP and local SC companies gather in Washington, D.C.

Greenville, S.C. – The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) and many of MEP’s client companies gathered on Capitol Hill on March 2 to meet with congressional members and advocate for the MEP in the annual appropriation process. This gathering between SCMEP associates, MEP clients, and congress is an annual event. The support for the MEP program stems…
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Milliken & Company to be honored with 2016 Townes Award

Columbia, SC - The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics will honor Milliken & Company with the 2016 Townes Award during the School’s 24th annual Townes Toast with a Twist event. The event will take place on Thursday, March 17, 6-9:30 p.m. at Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Drive, Charleston, SC, 29492. Named…
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Michelin launches latest version of line-haul Steer Tire

[caption id="attachment_2387" align="alignnone" width="800"] The new MICHELIN X Line Energy Z for line-haul steer applications is a SmartWay-verified tire is guaranteed to deliver 20 percent more mileage than leading competitor line-haul steer tires and delivering 5 percent better rolling resistance. (PRNewsFoto/Michelin Americas Truck Tires)[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin…
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Greenville ranks among national cities to watch

Greenville, SC – Greenville, SC, is on the list of cities to keep an eye on in 2016 in both the office and industrial arenas. Greenville has reached a point of economic stability, with positive job growth and a strong infrastructure track leading to consistent growth in logistics and supply chain presence in South Carolina.…
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Oliver Rubber adds New Jersey retread plant

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Oliver Rubber, a leading provider of products and services to the tire retreading industry, announced today the opening of a new Service Tire Truck Centers Inc. (STTC) retread facility in Millville, N.J. This facility will increase Oliver Rubber's capacity to service the southern New Jersey/Pennsylvania market with the brand's high-quality retreading and related…
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BMW Manufacturing announces management change

[caption id="attachment_2000" align="alignnone" width="604"] Dr. Gerald Degen[/caption] BMW Manufacturing announced today that Dr. Gerald Degen has been named the new Vice President of Logistics and Production Steering for the Spartanburg plant. Degen succeeds Philip Heinrichsdorff, who has returned to Germany to direct material control/delivery assurance for BMW Group. Gerald Degen has been with BMW Group…
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G.F. League Company receives certification

G.F. LEAGUE COMPANY, INC., dba League Manufacturing and Quick-Crate, NA, is honored to announce that theyhave received our 5th WBENC certification “These accreditations are critical to our growth and into the realm of federal, state, and local government enabling us to project revenue and hiring growth well into the future," said Barbara League, G.F. League Company chairwoman.…
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