Posts Tagged: BMW

BMW is committed to South Carolina

After 25 years of BMW being in Spartanburg, BMW Chairman Harald Krueger has announced new plans to invest an additional $600 million and add 1,000 new jobs in South Carolina. BMW is known to always under-promise and over-deliver. Since the first car left the Spartanburg Plant in September 1994, BMW has become the largest plant [...]

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BMW Expands Plant in Greer

THE STATE Work has begun on BMW’s 1.2 million-square-foot body shop at the Greer campus, which will double the size of the original facility when the project is completed. An investment of $1 billion, the expansion will add 800 new jobs to the plant’s existing workforce of 8,000. With the help of technology and robotics, [...]

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BMW Highlight Reel

BMW has been in the spotlight recently with unending good news. Here’s a few highlights that have brought lots of positive attention to the economic developing Upstate. UP SHIFT: BMW Group surpasses global sales record in March “The BMW Group hit a global sales record in March after selling 240,659 vehicles worldwide, according to the company. The [...]

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Magna International to add 153 jobs in Greenville County Published Oct. 15, 2015 Automotive supplier Magna International will invest $50.8 million in an expansion of its manufacturing operations in southern Greenville County. A BMW supplier, the Ontario, Canada-based company expects to add 153 jobs as it builds a 165,000-square-foot exteriors facility at Matrix Park. ……. The new Magna facility will “support new business [...]

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Haley to lead auto trade mission to Sweden, Germany this month

GSA Business “Gov. Nikki Haley will lead a trade mission to Sweden and Germany to drum up business for South Carolina’s growing automotive industry, S.C. Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt said. Haley’s first stop on the trip, which begins Wednesday, will be the corporate headquarters of Volvo in Gothenburg, Sweden, where she and the delegation of up to [...]

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