Local Business News

Brasfield & Gorrie
May 22, 2018 - 5:26 pm
General contractor Brasfield & Gorrie recently began construction on a new manufacturing facility in Anderson for Arthrex Inc.
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Ed Jenson
May 17, 2018 - 2:04 pm
JTEKT North America today announced that it is investing $19.4 million to expand its existing Koyo Bearings production facility in Oconee County. The growth will result in the creation of 56 new jobs. Established in 1960, this manufacturing plant was purchased by JTEKT Group in 2010 and operates as...
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Ed Jenson
May 02, 2018 - 12:20 pm
Lonza, one of the world’s leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenwood County. The company is investing $46 million over the next five years and is expected to generate 30 new jobs as a result...
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PR Newswire
Ken Pauli
May 02, 2018 - 4:00 am
A top employer in the Upstate gets ranked number one by Forbes magazine . Michelin Group was given the top spot by Forbes among the best large employers in the U.S. in 2018. The magazine highlights Michelin's commitment to providing a better way forward for its employees, customers and communities...
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Healthy Housing survey
dreamstime
Ken Pauli
April 25, 2018 - 4:00 am
South Carolina, including the Upstate, has a very healthy housing market. Those are the findings in the latest survey by SmartAsset . Several Upstate communities even hit the top 5 in the financial tech company's 4th annual Healthiest Housing Markets study . SmartAsset determines those healthy...
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South Carolina Radio Network
April 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
The South Carolina Ports Authority is looking to buy land further inland for future expansion.
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SC Ports Authority
April 17, 2018 - 10:48 am
APRIL 16, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK South Carolina ports officials used two massive container cranes to break a ceremonial ribbon Monday for a new inland facility in Dillon. The $50 million Inland Port Dillon — what the State Ports Authority is calling a rail cargo transfer terminal — is...
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BMW
dreamstime
Ken Pauli
April 05, 2018 - 11:09 am
Although targeting Detroit, China hits BMW instead. Tesla also affected. There has been a lot on the news about an escalating trade war with China -- the U.S. imposing taxes on items and China responding in kind. It looks as if China’s threat to tax U.S. made cars could affect have a big impact...
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Peace Center in Greenville
Ken Pauli
April 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
South Carolina’s arts scene is helping to boost in our state's economy and by a significant amount. $9.7 Billion dollars! That’s the estimate from the South Carolina Arts Commission as to how much money the arts pumps into the state’s economy. The figure includes tax review of $269 million, nearly...
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Roger Davis
April 03, 2018 - 1:58 pm
Another day, another data breach. Recent news about cybercriminals obtaining more than 5 million credit card numbers from high-end U.S. retailers joined a series of major hacks and online data breaches. In 2017 alone, roughly 143 million U.S. adults, were hit by some form of malware, virus, spyware...
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