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BorgWarner Inc. expanding Oconee County operations

BorgWarner Inc. (BorgWarner), a global leader in mobility solutions, today announced plans to expand its facility in Oconee County. The company’s $42.7 million investment will create 122 new jobs.

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, BorgWarner is one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world, with 52,000 employees at 92 locations in 24 countries. For more than 130 years, BorgWarner has been a transformative global product leader, bringing successful mobility innovation to market. 

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Tin Thanh Group Americas establishing first U.S. operations in Allendale County

Tin Thanh Group Americas, a tire manufacturer, today announced plans to establish its first United States operations which will be in Allendale County. The company’s $68 million investment will create 1,031 new jobs.

Located at Walker Road in Fairfax, Tin Thanh Group Americas will build a new facility in Allendale County. Tin Thanh Group Americas’ South Carolina location will allow the company to manufacture and retread large commercial vehicle tires, as well as operate its commercial tire leasing program.

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Scout Motors selects South Carolina for production site; plans to create 4,000 jobs

Scout Motors Inc. (“Scout”) is establishing its first manufacturing plant in Blythewood, which is near Columbia, South Carolina. At the Richland County site, the company will build all-electric, next-generation trucks and rugged SUVs harkening back to the iconic Scout vehicles produced from 1960 to 1980. The company’s $2 billion investment has the potential to create 4,000 or more permanent jobs. At full capacity, more than 200,000 Scout vehicles may be produced annually at the facility.

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Bosch expanding operations in Anderson County

Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, today announced plans to expand operations in Anderson County. The company’s $200 million investment will create 350 new jobs.

Bosch’s operations are divided into four business sectors: mobility solutions, industrial technology, consumer goods and energy, and building technology. As a leading Internet of Things (IoT) provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0 and connected mobility.

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DMA Sales, LLC expanding operations in Marion County

DMA Sales, LLC, an automotive body parts supplier, today announced plans to expand operations in Marion County. The company’s $5 million investment will create 30 new jobs.

Founded in 2008, DMA Sales, LLC serves original equipment suppliers (OES), big box retailers, and wholesale and e-retail sales channels. The company assists the North American sales and distribution arm for overseas manufacturing facilities and is responsible for sales, marketing, logistics and product development.

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Yanfeng expanding operations in Laurens County

Yanfeng, a leading global automotive supplier, today announced the expansion of its operations in Laurens County. The company’s investment of $49.6 million will create approximately 58 new jobs over the next five years.

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Bosch expanding Dorchester County operations with launch of electric motor production

Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, today announced the launch of electric motor production at its operation in Dorchester County. The company also announced a $260 million investment expected to create 350 new jobs associated with this new production line.

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BMW investing $1.7 billion to expand S.C. manufacturing capacity and footprint

The BMW Group continues the roll-out of its electromobility plan with a new investment to expand Plant Spartanburg and the company’s manufacturing footprint in South Carolina. BMW Group Chairman of the Board of Management, Oliver Zipse, announced today a $1.7 billion investment in its United States operations, including $1 billion to prepare for the production of electric vehicles at Plant Spartanburg, and $700 million to build a new high-voltage battery assembly facility in nearby Woodruff, S.C.

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