Manufacturing

Internet of Things to Dramatically Transform Manufacturers

IDC Manufacturing Insights asserts that the Internet of Things (IoT) is on track to dramatically transform manufacturers’ products, services, and operations in 2015.  While the hype persists around IoT, IDC Manufacturing Insight notes there are many signs that show confidence in IoT is with good reason. The…


Amcor and Industry Partners Make Major Investment in SC

Amcor, a leading global packaging producer, joins Coca Cola, Alcoa, and other industry partners today as the Recycling Partnership, a collaborative, industry-funded effort designed to boost residential recycling in the U.S., officially awards its first public grant to the City of Columbia, S.C. The funding will support…


Kobelco Construction Machinery Make Investment in Spartanburg

Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., a company that specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of construction and transport machinery, is establishing operations in Spartanburg County. The $41 million investment is expected to generate 131 new jobs in Moore, S.C. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Japan,…


South Carolina Manufacturers Add Jobs for Third Straight Year, Outpacing Nation’s Gains

For a third straight year, South Carolina posted a gain in manufacturing employment, reports the 2015 South Carolina Manufacturers Directory®, a manufacturers database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI). According to data collected by MNI, South Carolina manufacturers added 5,848 jobs, or 2.2%, from September…



Honda Marks Global Production of 300 Million Motorcycles

Achieving a milestone more than 65 years in the making, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced production of its 300-millionth motorcycle. The milestone bike is a Honda Gold Wing produced at the company’s Kumamoto Factory in Japan. Honda will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Gold…