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Caterpillar
October 04, 2018 - 10:38 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Caterpillar Inc ., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives, will locate a casting facility in Greenwood County. The company’s $13.5 million investment is...
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TD Convention Center
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Ken Pauli
October 03, 2018 - 3:47 pm
Don’t refer to the convention center as the TD Convention Center any longer. That name officially expired 8 months ago. But the signage was not changed until a new name could be announced, and that was today. The city says the facility is now known as the Greenville Convention Center. Mayor Knox...
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Greenville Names Finalists for City Manager Position
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Ken Pauli
October 03, 2018 - 11:30 am
Greenville Mayor Knox White and the City Council have announced three finalists for the city manager position. The position opened when John Castile, who served in that position for the past 8 years, left and took a job heading up the Greenville County Redevelopment Authority. The city announced...
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BMW cars at port
BMW
Ken Pauli
September 29, 2018 - 4:00 am
BMW says they are expecting both revenue and profits for 2018 to be less than expected, revisiting their expected 8 to 10% profit this year down to 7%. Company officials sited two factors: the escalating global trade war and increased emissions standards in Europe. The German automaker's biggest...
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GSP Airport ticketing area
Ken Pauli
September 11, 2018 - 4:06 pm
As the east coast braces for Hurricane Florence to hit Thursday, several airlines have issued travel advisories. Many also are planning to wave change and cancelation fees. All of the passenger airlines flying out of Greenville Spartanburg International Airport have said they would wave those fees...
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Greenville sign
Ken Pauli
September 10, 2018 - 12:58 pm
Because of the appraching storm, the City of Greenville is postponing planned public meetings and an open house to discuss the city's Downtown Master Plan. The concern is how the storm might affect travel schedules for the outside consultants. The new dates will be announced as soon as they can be...
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SCPA
September 10, 2018 - 10:15 am
CHARLESTON, SC - September 10, 2018 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority announced the highest monthly container volume in its history, with 206,541 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in August. August container traffic surpassed the Port’s previous record of 201,163 TEUs...
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GSP Shuttle
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Ken Pauli
September 06, 2018 - 3:33 pm
The Upstate’s biggest airport has made some improvements to help with the tightening parking situation. Passengers flying out of Greenville Spartanburg International Airport are now able to take a shuttle from the economy parking lots to the terminal. There are also upgrades including an overflow...
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FILE- In this June 27, 2018, file photo, Parisa Sadrzadeh, a senior manager of logistics for Amazon.com, opens the door of an Amazon-branded delivery van at the request of a photographer in Seattle, following a media event for Amazon to announce a new program that lets entrepreneurs around the country launch businesses that deliver Amazon packages. Amazon says it has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program. The online retailer says “tens of thousands” of individuals have applied for the program, and it had to up its van order to 20,000 from 4,500. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Patrick Gentry
September 05, 2018 - 2:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer. The company said Wednesday that it increased its van order from 4,500 after it was surprised by the number of...
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Patrick Gentry
August 30, 2018 - 2:12 pm
BMW Manufacturing announced today that Jeffrey Gaudiano has been named the new Vice President of Production Control, Logistics, and VPS. He returns to BMW Manufacturing after spending four years as the Managing Director and CEO of BMW Plant Thailand. Gaudiano succeeds Gerald Degen, who has returned...
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