Category Archives: Manufacturing

Milliken & Company Announces Leadership Transition

[caption id="attachment_23808" align="alignleft" width="240"] Halsey M. Cook Jr.[/caption] Milliken & Company’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Halsey M. Cook Jr. as president and CEO effective September 1, 2018. J. Harold Chandler will return to his role as chair of the board of directors. “The board of directors is confident that…
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T&S Brass acquires Italian manufacturer Klarco

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – July 2, 2018 – T&S Brass and Bronze Works, a leading global manufacturer of innovative foodservice and commercial plumbing products, has acquired Italian manufacturer Klarco SRL, creating a union of two of the oldest and strongest family-owned plumbing manufacturers in the industry today. Klarco is a leading European manufacturer and innovator…
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Two Tindall Team Members Complete NPCA Master Precaster Program

Spartanburg, SC – Joe Sikes and Jackie Gaddy of Tindall Corporation have completed the Master Precaster program through the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA), the governing body for the U.S. precast concrete industry. Most recently Gaddy, Production Supervisor at Tindall, completed the course among 32 others in 2018 and Sikes, Production Supervisor at Tindall, achieved this status…
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AFL Presents 2018-2019 Naruse Academic Scholarship Award

Spartanburg, SC – May 31, 2018 – AFL presented the 2018-2019 Naruse Academic Scholarship award to Julia McElhinny, daughter of Steve McElhinny, IT Director in AFL’s Information Technology department. The award recognizes students with outstanding academic achievement, initiative and community service. Graduating as the valedictorian of her class, Julia is a National Merit Scholarship Corporation Finalist, a U.S. Presidential…
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Two T&S Brass sales leaders promoted

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – May 24, 2018 – Two T&S Brass and Bronze Works sales leaders have been promoted, supporting T&S’ position as a leading global manufacturer of innovative foodservice and commercial plumbing products. Mike Orlando was named Director of Sales – Foodservice. In this role, Orlando has expanded his participation in and oversight of sales…
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AFL Recipient of SCMA Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Award

Spartanburg, SC – May 1, 2018 – AFL, a leading fiber optic manufacturer and provider of services, is a recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Corporate Responsibility award presented by the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA). This award recognizes the positive contributions manufacturers make in their local communities. The three categories of this award are…
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GreenWood, Inc. Earns Prestigious BB&T Lighthouse Beam Safety Award

Greenville, SC - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, was recently presented with the Lighthouse Beam Safety Award by BB&T Insurance Services marking the eighth consecutive year the company has earned this prestigious award. The award is reserved only for companies who achieve excellence in safety performance throughout their organization.…
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AFL Awards $45K in Grants to Six Upstate SC Organizations

Spartanburg, SC – April 11, 2018 – AFL presented $45K in community grants to six organizations in the Upstate of South Carolina. Made possible by AFL’s Community Outreach Program, the organizations’ programs align with AFL’s focus areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and social services outreach. Recipients of the spring grant cycle include: Clemson University…
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DRÄXLMAIER to hold job fair May 15

Duncan, S.C., May 10, 2018 – The DRÄXLMAIER Group will hold a job fair on Tuesday, May 15, 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 job opportunities currently available at the automotive supplier. The…
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GM Recognizes Sage Automotive Interiors for Performance, Quality and Innovation

Greenville, SC – Sage Automotive Interiors was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20, in Orlando, Florida. GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries who have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value, or brought…
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