Category Archives: Manufacturing

AFL Monterrey Associates Present Grants to Two Organizations

Spartanburg, SC – February 1, 2018– AFL, a leading fiber optic manufacturer and provider of services, presented two grants to organizations in Mexico. Made possible through AFL’s Community Outreach Program, Centro Integral de Apoyo Para el Pobre Mas Pobre, A.C. was the recipient of a $5,500 grant, and Casa Samuel Salud, ABP was the recipient…
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AFL Europe Awards $4,000 for Thandanani House of Refuge in South Africa

  AFL, an international manufacturer of fibre optic cable and accessories, presented a $4,000 community outreach grant to Thandanani House of Refuge, an organisation that works within the Zandspruit Informal Settlement in Johannesburg, South Africa to provide support for abused, neglected and orphaned children. The grant supports the refurbishment needed in the homes of these…
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AFL Awarded Seven Technology Patents

Spartanburg, SC – January 17, 2018 – AFL, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic cable, equipment and accessories, recognized several associates for patent awards received for developing new products and technologies within the accessories, optical connectivity and fusion splicing divisions. AFL’s accessories division received four patents. The first is for a “Tandem Trunnion Clamp,” an…
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Milliken & Company Distinguishes Milliken Honors Recipients

A textile and chemical manufacturer employing nearly 7,000 associates across the globe, Milliken & Company honored 55 associates on January 10 during the company's newly revitalized recognition program. Associates from the company's three divisions, representing a broad spectrum of disciplines, locations and job function, were recognized for adhering to and upholding core tenants of Milliken's…
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DRÄXLMAIER job fair generates great interest

Duncan, S.C., Jan. 11, 2018 – A professional job fair held by the DRÄXLMAIER Group at its U.S. headquarters on Jan. 9 attracted a total of 511 job seekers eager to learn more about the open positions at the automotive supplier. The seven-hour event, which was advertised on social media, gave attendees the chance to…
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DRÄXLMAIER to hold professional job fair Jan. 9

Duncan, S.C., Jan. 5, 2018 – The DRÄXLMAIER Group will hold a professional job fair on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 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 professional job opportunities currently available at the automotive…
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Automation Engineering Co. Announces Contract to Design and Fabricate ASRS System for Magna Seating

[caption id="attachment_19122" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Magna Seating’s new 230,000 square-foot plant at the Tyger River Industrial Park in Spartanburg County[/caption] Greenville, S.C. – Automation Engineering Company announced the finalization of a contract to design and fabricate an Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) for Magna Seating’s new 230,000 square-foot plant at the Tyger River Industrial Park…
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AFL Presents $2500 Grant for GreerMade Pilot Study

Spartanburg, SC – December 20, 2017 – AFL, a leading fiber optic manufacturer and provider of services, presented a $2,500 grant to the Greer Chamber Foundation supporting the GreerMade Pilot Study program. The pilot study will support education in advanced manufacturing at K-12 grade levels to develop skills that bridge the gap in Greer’s rapidly…
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AFL Presents $5K Grant to Urban League of the Upstate

Spartanburg, SC – December 11, 2017 – AFL, an international fiber optic cable and accessories manufacturer headquartered in Duncan, SC, presented a $5,000 grant to theUrban League of the Upstate (ULUS), an organization committed to educating and equipping students thereby transforming generations. The grant is part of AFL’sCommunity Outreach Program and will aid in a new facet to the…
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