Category Archives: Manufacturing

Upstate-Based Roy Metal Finishing, Inc. Acquired by Dutch Technology Company

Greenville, S.C. – Sept. 6, 2018 – Roy Metal Finishing, Inc. (RMF) announced today that it has been acquired by Aalberts Industries N.V., a public Dutch technology company, founded in 1975 and based in 50 countries world-wide. RMF, a 57-year-old family-owned business, has grown substantially through the years to become one of the top providers…
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JTEKT North America expands headquarters, adds jobs in Greenville County

GREENVILLE, S.C. – September 5, 2018 – JTEKT North America (JTEKT), a subsidiary of global automotive and industrial supplier JTEKT Corporation, has completed a $5.8 million expansion of its headquarters on the campus of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). The expansion project began in 2017 to accommodate the new jobs JTEKT…
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GreenWood, Inc. Expands Accounting Team with McElhannon

[caption id="attachment_25270" align="alignleft" width="300"] Casey McElhannon - GreenWood, Inc.[/caption] Greenville, SC - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, announces the addition of Casey McElhannon to the company’s accounting team. As an accountant, Casey is responsible for payroll processing, billings, accounts payable processing, and special projects. Casey joins GreenWood after serving…
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AFL Forms MERG Group for Veterans, Presents Check to Upstate Warrior Solution

Spartanburg, SC – August 13, 2018 – AFL, an international manufacturer of fiber optic cable, connectivity and equipment, announces the formation of MERG, Military Employee Resource Group. In forming this group, AFL partnered with Upstate Warrior Solution, an organization dedicated to connecting warriors and their families to resources and opportunities, and presented a $5,000 check in support of…
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Europe Sales Manager Expands T&S Brass Global Team

[caption id="attachment_24955" align="alignleft" width="242"] Ulf Bauer[/caption] TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – August 23, 2018 – T&S Brass and Bronze Works, a leading global manufacturer of innovative foodservice and commercial plumbing products, has hired Ulf Bauer as sales manager for Europe. Bauer brings more than two decades of global foodservice experience to the role, where he is…
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Illuminating Engineering Society Selects Hubbell Lighting Luminaires for Annual Progress Report

Illuminating Engineering Society Selects Hubbell Lighting Luminaires for Annual Progress Report Greenville, SC – August 13, 2018 – Five lighting solutions from Hubbell Lighting were selected for inclusion in the 2018 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report, a leading industry showcase for the most innovative developments in the art and science of lighting. The Progress…
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GreenWood, Inc. Earns Affinity Insurance Risk Control Safety Award

Greenville, SC - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, has been recognized with the Affinity Insurance Risk Control Bronze Award for success in safety and claims management. The Bronze level award is reserved only for companies in the top 3% of all member companies. A comprehensive risk control survey and…
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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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