What this county south of Charlotte is doing to get a shot at a huge auto plant

By Ken Elkins – Senior Staff Writer, Charlotte Business Journal A South Carolina county just to the south of the Charlotte region is prepping to attract an auto assembly plant or some other 2,000-job employer to an industrial site along Interstate 77. Fairfield County has bought about 1,000 acres and wants to pitch it to… Continue Reading »

Meritor expanding operations in York County

Meritor, a global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle markets, is expanding its existing operations in York County.

Opportunities for Tire and Auto Businesses in the I-77 Corridor

The tire manufacturing industry in South Carolina is booming, and it’s making big news — and a big impact. The state is a leader in tire production, exporting over $1.6 billion in tires annually. South Carolina is home to 4 of the world’s top 10 tire manufacturers, including Michelin and Bridgestone. In 2015, Giti Tire… Continue Reading »

Giti Tire to Establish Chester County Manufacturing Plant, create 1,700 jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Giti Tire, the 10th largest tire company in the world, will establish its first North American manufacturing facility in Chester County. The company plans to invest $560 million and create 1,700 new jobs over the next decade in order to meet the growing demand of the North American market. The company announced its plans today during… Continue Reading »

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