Category Archives: Manufacturing

BF Goodrich Tires launches 2016 Outstanding Trails program

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- BFGoodrich(®) Tires builds tires for any adventure, including those that take drivers off their daily roadways. Through its Outstanding Trails program that promotes sustainable and responsible off-road driving, BFGoodrich Tires will once again award grants of $4,000 each to four qualified and passionate off-road clubs in North America. These clubs will use their…
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Solid Gold Pet adds industry veteran Bob Rubin as CEO and President

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Solid Gold Pet, founders of the premium, holistic pet food category in the United States, announced today that Bob Rubin will lead its team as Chief Executive Officer and President. Rubin, a 28-year veteran of the consumer products industry, most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer for an independent brand…
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SCMEP offers free training courses

Greenville, S.C. – The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) offers multiple training courses for SC manufactures, helping them grow their business, advance their workforce, or expand their leadership skills. On May 10th and 11th, SCMEP will be offering Supply Chain Risk Management and Total Cost of Ownership Courses at no charge. The Risk Management…
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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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