Category Archives: Manufacturing

T&S Brass Marks 70th Anniversary Year

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – October 31, 2017 – T&S Brass and Bronze Works is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, marking its ongoing commitment to innovation and excellence in commercial plumbing. Founders George Theisen and Carl Spatt began by trying to create a better hair salon spray product. After hearing about an upcoming New Jersey state…
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AFL Recognizes Associates for Five Technology Patents

Spartanburg, SC – October 26, 2017 – 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 optical connectivity and accessories divisions. AFL’s optical connectivity division received four patents. Three of these are technical advances associated with high-reliability connectors for…
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Amy Tinsley Named Executive Director Of The South Carolina Automotive Council

Today, the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) announced that Amy Tinsley has assumed the role of Executive Director of the South Carolina Automotive Council (SCAC). Previous Executive Director, Catherine Hayes, resigned in September. Hayes was instrumental in the growth of the SCAC and the South Carolina Automotive Summit and was responsible for many areas of…
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Milliken Infrastructure Honored by Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2017 Innovators Awards Program

Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, announced today that its Vis™ Divide segmented conduit was recognized by the judges of the annual Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers with vast professional experience. Milliken Infrastructure was honored with a silver-level award for its…
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GreenWood, Inc. Earns Gold Safety Award from North Carolina Department of Labor

Greenville, SC - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, has earned the North Carolina Department of Labor’s (NCDOL) Gold Safety Award for one of its operations in Durham, North Carolina. The prestigious Gold Award is based on the DART (“days away from work, restricted activity or job transfer”) rate. The NCDOL…
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T&S Brass Worldwide Growth Leads to Expanded Accounting Team

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – September 27, 2017 – T&S Brass, a leading manufacturer of innovative foodservice and commercial plumbing products with a global footprint, has increased the size of its accounting team by 50 percent over the last five years to support growing worldwide operations. Recent additions to the team include Robin Scruggs in accounts…
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Douglas McGraw named President of Hayssen Flexible Systems

Duncan, S.C. — Sept. 21, 2017 — Hayssen Flexible Systems, a Barry-Wehmiller company, is pleased to announce that Douglas McGraw will begin serving as its President on September 25, 2017. Hayssen, headquartered in Duncan, is a global packaging machinery supplier specializing in flexible packaging solutions for a wide range of industries, including bakery, confectionary snack…
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SCMEP Partners With Local Manufacturers For National Manufacturing Day

SCMEP and South Carolina Manufacturers Continue Efforts to Inspire the Next Generation  Greenville, SC.  September 14, 2017 – For the third year, SCMEP (South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership) prepares to celebrate manufacturing with the nationwide Manufacturing Day initiative. Manufacturing Day was created as a way for manufacturers to open their doors and show the public modern…
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Milliken & Company Named one of America’s Safest Companies for 2017

Underscoring the company’s firm commitment to safety, Milliken & Company is pleased to be included on the 2017 America’s Safest Companies List presented by EHS Today magazine. Milliken, a three-time honoree, was one of 13 companies recognized for providing a safe working environment for thousands of employees. In addition, Milliken became the first-ever company named…
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