Category Archives: Automotive

ITIC Automotive Test Bed Offers Wireless Charging as a Service

GREENVILLE, S.C., (October 27, 2015) — The International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC) is the host site for a new wireless charging R&D test bed for electrified automotive vehicles. The wireless power transfer test bed was developed by Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ITIC, Toyota, Cisco, [...]

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Greenville County likely getting tier-one automotive supplier, GADC says

gsabusiness.com A tier-one automotive supplier will likely announce plans to locate in Greenville County within the next two months, Greenville Area Development Corporation President and CEO Mark Farris said. Farris did not name the company but said the availability of skilled workers is a key factor in the company’s decision. “We’ll announce in a couple [...]

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Magna International to add 153 jobs in Greenville County

gsanews@scbiznews.com 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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Mitsubishi Polyester Film expanding Upstate operations

September 28, 2015 Mitsubishi Polyester Film expanding Upstate operations Company investing $100 million to expand production capacity at Greer, S.C. facility COLUMBIA, S.C. – Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc. one of the world’s largest suppliers of polyester film, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. The company is investing $100 million in the expansion of [...]

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Kirchner Konstruktionen Chooses Greenville County for U.S. Headquarters

Kirchner Konstruktionen Chooses Greenville County for U.S. Headquarters Addition of automotive industry innovator promotes the Upstate’s market leadership position GREENVILLE, SC – September 14, 2015 – The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), the County-chartered organization tasked with advancing the area’s economic growth, announced today that Kirchner Konstruktionen GmbH (Kirchner), a German company that specializes in [...]

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