Local Business News

November 09, 2017 - 1:59 pm
ACE Bakery, LLC, an artisan bakery, is expanding its Cherokee County operations. The $31.9 million investment is expected to create 40 new jobs over the next several years. ACE is a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, produces and distributes baked goods to a variety of retail and foodservice...
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Roger Davis
November 07, 2017 - 4:05 pm
– MAPAL, Inc., a global leader and innovator in the tooling industry, is expanding its existing Greenville County operations. The $4 million capital investment is expected to create 16 new jobs. A subsidiary of the German-based MAPAL Group, MAPAL, Inc. has had a presence in the United States for...
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Roger Davis
November 06, 2017 - 2:34 pm
BMW is recalling more than 1 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood, and it’s recommending that they be parked outdoors until repairs are made. A spokesman for the German automaker says the risk of fire is very low in both cases, but the vehicles should...
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Ken Pauli
November 01, 2017 - 5:20 pm
The Leapfrog Group , a nonprofit organization that hands out letter grades to hospitals all around the country, says six hospitals in Greenville County get an “A” for patient safety. Those hospitals are: Greenville Memorial in Greenville Greer Memorial in Greer Pelham Medical Center in Greer...
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October 30, 2017 - 3:16 pm
CHARLESTON, SC - October 30, 2017 - Today the South Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors approved a $69.5 million contract for the purchase of six new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes to serve growing container volumes and big ships calling the Port of Charleston. "As the largest crane purchase in...
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October 23, 2017 - 2:21 pm
Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA (October 18, 2017) – The Wells Fargo Foundation presented a check to the Meyer Center for Special Children for $22,500 in support of children with special needs. The gift will directly impact the lives of Meyer Center students by helping provide the education, therapy,...
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Roger Davis
October 20, 2017 - 3:41 pm
Spartanburg City Council is expected to vote first reading approval Monday, Oct. 23, on the largest residential development in the city's history. Tampa-based Forge Capital Partners wants to build a $30 million, 200-unit apartment complex on an 8.6-acre lot behind the Mariott in the 200 block of...
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Ken Pauli
October 20, 2017 - 12:35 pm
Fluor Corporation, which is based in Irving, TX, but has a major office in Greenville, has been awarded a $240 million contract to help restore electric power to Puerto Rico. It’s been reported that more than three-quarters of the island still has no power. The 6-month contract came from Army Corps...
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Ed Jenson
October 12, 2017 - 1:30 pm
The Woodlands at Furman broke ground on 28 new homes Thursday that will be part of the continuing care retirement community’s Villas project. The Villas will be located on the southern end of the Woodlands’ 22-acre campus with 12 of them directly on the 17th tee at the Furman University Golf Course...
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