Category Archives: Manufacturing

Michelin invests for sustainable growth in North America

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Michelin North America has invested more than $3.1 billion on manufacturing capacity and infrastructure and other developments since 2011 in support of its sustainable growth strategies, the Company announced today. Michelin North America currently operates 20 major manufacturing plants (16 in the United States, three in Canada, one in Mexico), employing nearly 23,000…
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Bank of America gives $20,000 grant to Center for Manufacturing Innovation

[caption id="attachment_5060" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Bank of America’s Matt Cardone (far left) and Stacy Brandon (far right) join Tim Winstead and Brittany Hilbert (center) in presenting a check to David Clayton of the Greenville Technical College Center for Manufacturing Innovation (second from left) and Les Gardner of the Greenville Tech Foundation (second from right).[/caption] The Bank…
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Tindall’s VP of Human Resources honored with Honorary Lifetime Membership Award

Spartanburg, SC – The Virginia Association of Colleges & Employers (VACE) recently honored Tindall’s Donnie Brown with an Honorary Lifetime Membership Award. This award honors VACE members who have made significant contributions to the Association while also furthering career services and college relations. “We at Tindall are proud of Donnie Brown’s achievement, and we’re excited…
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BASF at White Stone awarded for compliance

BASF at White Stone was recognized by Spartanburg Water for its 100 percent compliance record with their industrial wastewater permits for the 2015 calendar year. This site produces surfactants used primarily in consumer and industrial cleaning products. Pictured from left to right are Josh Smith, Reclaimed Water Treatment Manager, Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District; Angela Moore,…
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Williamston couple secure maintenance technician jobs prior to graduation

PENDLETON --- Husband and wife Nathan and Stephannie Albrecht spent the last two years in Tri-County Technical College’s Mechatronics program, both seriously dedicating themselves to building competitive resumes to present to potential advanced manufacturing employers. The minute Danny Stovall, technical trainer for Voith Industrial Services, saw their names come across his desk, he immediately set up an interview and testing,…
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John Cutchin: The Original Scholar Technician®

John Cutchin is the President of Palmetto Plating Co. Inc., a metal plating and finishing services company founded in 1964 in Easley, South Carolina. Due to his background in hands-on technical training, as well as his commitment to the Pickens County community, Alliance Pickens considers Mr. Cutchin to be the County’s very first Scholar Technician®.…
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Penton’s Aviation Week Network partners with SC Council on Competitiveness and SC Aerospace on workforce study

Penton’s Aviation Week Network is partnering with the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness and the industry cluster SC Aerospace to conduct the state’s first aerospace and defense manufacturing workforce study. The study will be conducted in collaboration with North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida to develop the Southeast region’s first deep-dive report on the state…
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Upstate automotive ecosystem bolstered by first tier BMW supplier

Berrang Inc., a distributor of fasteners and parts for assembly, has added a variety of services to its Greenville facility that will not only differentiate the company from its fellow suppliers, but will also ensure the vast automotive supply chain behind BMW remains a smooth running machine. The upgrades include a Friction Check Stand, fully…
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BFGoodrich® Tires debuts new Advantage T/A® Sport

[caption id="attachment_3809" align="alignnone" width="800"] The BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Tire puts the fun in your daily drive.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. -- BFGoodrich(®) Tires is bringing fun to drivers' daily routines with the introduction of the all-new BFGoodrich(®) Advantage T/A(®) Sport. This year-round tire is designed with improved traction, handling and braking performance to extract maximum enjoyment…
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