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CeramTec to expand Laurens County manufacturing facility

$13.2 million investment expected to create 40 new jobs CeramTec North America Corporation (CTNA), a worldwide leader in advanced ceramics, is expanding its existing Laurens County facility. The expansion investment totals $13.2 million and is expected to generate 40 new jobs. CTNA’s expansion includes construction of a clean room to manufacture tube core aerosol generators […]

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ZF Transmissions Helps Expand the Automotive Cluster in the Upstate

by Sharon Purvis Uniquely Upstate Newsletter In February, 2011, ground was broken for the construction of a 1 million square foot manufacturing facility of the ZF Group, a German automotive components company. Construction was complete in April of 2012. The plant is the U.S. manufacturing operation for ZF’s 8HP and 9HP transmissions–eight- and nine-speed automatic […]

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Laurens Training Center to Expand

from GSA Business By Liz Segrist (lsegrist@scbiznews.com) Laurens County continues to train its homegrown workforce. Plans for the second phase of the Piedmont Technical College Center for Advanced Manufacturing are in motion for a potential opening of fall 2013 or early 2014. The training center opened last May to offer classes for residents. Piedmont Technical […]

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Group hopes efforts will lead to free technical college education

For any Laurens County high school graduate by Larry Franklin courtesy of The Clinton Chronicle First in a series A group of 11 people will begin meeting this week to plot the steps that need to be taken to guarantee a two-year technical education for every high school graduate in Laurens County beginning in 2014. […]

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Uniscite Ground Breaking

  Uniscite Breaks Ground Marking the beginning of another multi-million dollar investment and announcement of dozens of jobs, Thursday was truly another great day in Laurens County. Just down the road from ZF Transmissions’ new facility, representatives from Uniscite Inc., a China-based company, broke ground on its new North American home in Gray Court. Through […]

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ZF December Job Fair

[print-me] JOB OPENINGS IN LAURENS COUNTY!!   ZF Transmissions will be holding a Hiring Event at the   First Presbyterian Church 400 W Main St. Laurens, SC  29360   Wednesday, December 5, 2012 9:00AM- 6:00 PM   Applications will be taken for the following positions:   Assemblers CNC Machinists Machine Operators Maintenance Technicians Quality Technicians […]

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American Titanium Works Adds Mike Wellham to Board

[print-me] “Titanium Village” Taking Shape CHICAGO — American Titanium Works LLC (ATW) today announced that Mike Wellham, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bluewater Thermal Solutions, has joined its Board of Directors. Bluewater Thermal, headquartered in Greenville, SC, provides thermal processing solutions to a number of specialty end markets including automotive, aerospace, defense, energy, heavy […]

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Upstate leaders elated about inland port coming to Greer, see economic potential

[print-me] By Trevor Anderson trevor.anderson@shj.com Courtesy of GoUpstate.com Local leaders were elated after the South Carolina State Ports Authority decided Tuesday to move forward with a proposed inland port in Spartanburg County. The port, which has been in the study phase since July, will be on 20 acres near Greer already owned by the authority […]

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City of Clinton Names Director for Department of Community and Economic Development

[print-me] City of Clinton Names Director for Department of Community and Economic Development Stephen Taylor Named to Critical Position Clinton, SC, September 20, 2012: City Manager Frank Stovall announced today that Stephen Taylor will be the City’s Director of Community and Economic Development. After a hiring process that lasted several months and attracted applicants from […]

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LCCC 100 Club Presentation

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