Exclusives

Equity Firm Eyeing South Carolina Manufacturing Companies

Family-owned precision manufacturing companies in South Carolina now have a viable option for maintaining and improving their life’s work should they decide to sell. Premo Ventures, an equity firm based in Greenville, SC, will target baby boomers with manufacturing businesses generating an annual revenue of $500,000 to…


Stevens Aviation Inspiring Longevity Amongst Employees

For the last 15 years, Pete Maes’ morning alarm has started his work day at 5 a.m. During this time, the former Marine and Massachusetts native has served as both a mechanic and Crew Lead at Stevens Aviation’s GSP International Airport location. Working his way from the…


Safety Professionals Perspective on the SC Manufacturing Environment

In my time as a safety professional, I’ve had the uncommon opportunity to get up close and personal with safety programs for more than 60 manufacturing facilities nationwide. I’ve been a part of one of the most reputable and emulated world class safety programs in the world…


State Officials Expect Deeper Port to Enhance Manufacturing Sector

The deepening of the Charleston harbor will do more than establish the port as the deepest on the East Coast, it will send ripple effects throughout South Carolina’s manufacturing community. Once deepening to 52 feet is realized, Jim Newsome, South Carolina Port Authority President and CEO, said…


South Carolina Native Holds the Patent on 3D Printing Technology

Widely touted as the next level in design and prototyping, 3-D printing is revolutionizing the manufacturing sector in South Carolina. Since its conception in the 1980s, the technology, also called additive manufacturing, has rapidly improved a variety of the Palmetto State’s manufacturing processes in aerospace and defense,…