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ZF Transmissions Gray Court holds 4th annual Signing Day

08/08/2019 - On Tuesday, August 6, three Clinton High students and two Laurens District 55 High students joined the ZF Transmissions Gray Court team as Maintenance Apprentices. The five Laurens County students participated in a scholarship signing event held at the Piedmont Technical College Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Laurens. This was the fourth... READ MORE

Laurens County Leads the Upstate in Wage Growth

04/30/2019 - Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Laurens County with an almost 60% increase in wages from 2008 to 2017.  Laurens County has had tremendous job growth over the last several years, yielding tremendous wage growth that leads the Upstate region and greatly surpasses the State and National average. This... READ MORE

The Muffin Mam, Inc. launching new Laurens County operations

04/10/2019 - Wholesale bakery and supplier to create approximately 114 new jobs   The Muffin Mam, Inc., a leading manufacturer of baked goods headquartered in Simpsonville, S.C., is launching new production operations in Laurens County. The company’s $18.8 million investment is projected to create 114 new jobs.  The Muffin Mam, Inc.... READ MORE

CeramTec North America to expand Laurens County operations

03/27/2019 - Supplier and Sales Organization for Advanced Ceramic Components investing $20 million, creating new jobs. LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. – Advanced ceramics manufacturer CeramTec North America is once again expanding its existing facility in Laurens County. CeramTec North America, the first ceramic-to-metal seal manufacturer in the world, is a global... READ MORE

Job Fair | March 21 | Piedmont Tech- Greenwood

03/13/2019 - Piedmont Tech and SC Works to Host Regional Job Fair on March 21   Source: Piedmont Technical College | Kristine Hartvigsen, Public Information Coordinator On-the-spot, face-to-face job interviews are guaranteed to everyone who attends the Upper Savannah Regional Job Fair on Thursday, March 21, in Greenwood. That is the very nature of... READ MORE

Laurens County Fukoku plant featured in Manufacturing MarvelsĀ® on Fox Business Network

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BDS Technologies, LLC to Develop First Manufacturing Facility in Laurens County

01/09/2019 - BDS Technologies, LLC (BDS) has announced plans to develop a manufacturing operation in Laurens County. “BDS Technologies is excited about bringing this facility to South Carolina and specifically to Laurens County, “said Will Johnson, an attorney from Haynesworth Sinkler Boyd PA, who is representing the project. BDS Technologies... READ MORE

Flame Spray North America to expand operations in Laurens County

08/29/2018 - Flame Spray North America is once again expanding its existing manufacturing facility in Laurens County. The company recently purchased neighboring property to its existing facility, located in Woodfield Industrial Park. This acquisition will broaden Flame Spray’s capabilities to service the aerospace market in the United States by dedicating... READ MORE

Global Manufacturer Picks Piedmont Tech Facility as U.S. Training Site

08/07/2018 - It started quietly at first. A low buzz, numerous meetings, contract development and ― finally ― the arrival of the first three IRB 140 robots to the Piedmont Technical College (PTC) Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) in Laurens. This spring marked the official launch of a partnership between PTC and ABB, a leading... READ MORE

Italian Students Visit Piedmont Technical College for Month of Training, Plant Tours

06/27/2018 - A quiet, word-of-mouth recommendation of Piedmont Technical College’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) in Laurens has brought 12 students who are completing their training at Azienda Bergamasca Formazione (ABF) ― a regional technical school in picturesque Bergamo, Italy ― to South Carolina for a month of instruction, training, and manufacturing plant... READ MORE

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