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South Carolina Radio Network
August 06, 2018 - 10:13 am
AUGUST 6, 2018 BY RENEE SEXTON (South Carolina Radio Network) South Carolina is home to more than 400 commercial aerospace companies, reflecting growth in the industry since 2010. In October, aerospace companies and experts from around the world will be in South Carolina in October for the 5th...
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July 31, 2018 - 10:34 am
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Shareholders of troubled South Carolina utility SCANA have approved a deal to merge the company with Virginia-based Dominion Energy. Around 100 shareholders gathered Tuesday for the meeting in Columbia. The deal gives the Dominion more of a...
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Patrick Gentry
July 25, 2018 - 12:50 pm
As a precaution, approximately 7,000 cases of Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip are being voluntarily recalled because the affected product is showing signs of product separation which can lead to a potential health hazard. This could create conditions that could allow for the growth of...
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Duke Energy
July 23, 2018 - 10:57 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Duke Energy Progress is launching an affordable option for customers that will enable them to share in the economic benefits from the output of a single solar facility – providing customers another choice that will continue to grow renewable energy in South Carolina. The Shared...
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Patrick Gentry
July 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.today announced plans to open a cutting-edge customer care center in Greenville County. Established in partnership with Alorica, one of the world’s leading platforms for customer interactions, the new Connected Customer Care Center will bring 400 additional jobs to...
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Seth Stokes
July 11, 2018 - 12:55 pm
GREER, S.C.—Passenger and cargo traffic at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport continues to tick upwards. Numbers in both categories have been on the rise for eight consecutive months. May 2018 passenger traffic (196,894) was up 3.6 percent when compared to May 2017 (189,991). Cargo...
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South Carolina Radio Network
July 03, 2018 - 12:21 pm
BMW is worried that U.S. tariffs on imported cars could drive up manufacturing costs and put jobs at its South Carolina operations in jeopardy. The Greenville News reports that BMW sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce saying that more proposed tariffs would hamper the German company’s...
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Patrick Gentry
July 02, 2018 - 3:24 pm
Fujifilm Manufacturing USA, Inc., announced there $3.9 million investment to expand its existing operations in Greenwood County, on Monday. This expansion is projected to create 67 new jobs. This year, the Tokyo-based Corporation celebrates its 30th anniversary in South Carolina as a manufacturer...
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Patrick Gentry
June 28, 2018 - 3:34 pm
Synthomer today announced plans to expand its existing manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing $16 million and is expected to create 10 new jobs as a result. Synthomer is one of the world’s top suppliers of acrylic and vinyl emulsion, latex and specialty polymers...
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Lockheed Martin
June 27, 2018 - 4:55 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas, June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $1.12 billion contract from the U.S. government to produce 16 new F-16 Block 70 aircraft for the Royal Bahraini Air Force. The Undefinitized Contract Action award represents the first F-16 Block 70 sale and the...
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