Category Archives: Other Development

MAPAL, Inc. growing Greenville County, SC tooling operations

GREENVILLE, S.C. – 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 more than 40 years [...]

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Greenville Technical College to Transform the Future of the Manufacturing Educational World by Opening the Center for Manufacturing Innovation

Greenville, SC – September 30, 2016 – The Greenville Technical College catapulted themselves into the forefront of manufacturing education with the opening of the Gene Haas Center for Manufacturing Innovation. With its official opening on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, this $25 million facility provides 100,000 square feet of classrooms and labs to embody what some [...]

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Fitesa invests more in Greenville County expansion

UPSTATE BUSINESS JOURNAL Fitesa Simpsonville Inc., an industrial textile firm, recently unveiled its plans to invest 20 percent more than was originally announced to expand its Greenville County facility. The project, which the firm announced in March would total $52 million, is now being said to total $62 million. The investment will create 38 new [...]

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Spring Quarter 2016 Video Newsletter

GADC Video Newsletter Spring Quarter 2016 This spring has advanced Greenville County and surrounding upstate South Carolina. Here’s the GADC’s manufacturing, industrialization and expansion news. Proper Polymers, a strategic supplier to large Tier 1 integrators, is one of the many that have announced intent to establish operations in Greenville County. Another establishment, Total Quality Logistics [...]

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2015 GADC Project Summary Report

Summary 149 Inquiries (173 in 2014, 147 in 2013, 168 in 2012, 150 in 2011, and 150 in 2010) 118 contacts were from companies new to Greenville County / 31 contacts from existing Greenville County companies 76 of the 149 contacts (51.0%) were from companies classified in targeted industry sectors (Aviation – 11, Automotive – [...]

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