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What's Next for the Life Sciences Industry in Greenville?
The cutting-edge work being done by so many of these companies touches on areas of health and medicine that the general public may never be aware of and probably don’t realize are being developed in their own backyard.
Medical Supplier Plans $150 million Plant in Greenville County
The new Health Supply US plant will hire 600 people. It will operate under the name Glove One.
“This major investment by Health Supply US is further proof that our increased efforts to recruit life sciences companies to South Carolina are paying off.”
--SC Governor Henry McMaster
James Jordon Named SC Small Minority Business Person of the Year
“I am honored to be recognized by the Small Business Administration as the Minority Small Business Person of the Year. We pride ourselves on curating great relationships and the SBA is an incredible organization that helps foster and build great relationships.”
--James Jordon, Founder and president of Jordon Construction Company
GSP Air Cargo Improvements
Total of $5.2 million grant will pay for improvements that will help GSP handle record rates of air cargo.
“The grant will allow the District to continue to invest in infrastructure that will allow air cargo operations to grow in the Upstate South Carolina region,” said GSP Airport District President and CEO Dave Edwards. “With these improvements, we will be well-positioned to be a major player in the international supply chain.”
Proterra's Greenville Facility Gets Zero-Waste Certified
“Proterra was founded with a clear sense of purpose to power the transition to a 100% clean energy future for the benefit of our planet and humanity. These values are core to who we are as our company works every day to drive this critical transformation in a sustainable and responsible way. Achieving zero waste certification at multiple manufacturing sites is a reflection of those values and our commitment to shaping a healthier future for all the communities we live in and serve.” -- Gareth Joyce, Proterra CEO
6am City Moving HQ to Poe West
“We’re really excited to be part of that ecosystem that’s been building at Poe West. You don’t have to be in downtown Greenville now to establish a business in a location that allows your staff to have walkability to food and entertainment, and we’re excited that the village has provided us an opportunity for that.” --Ryan Heafy, 6am City co-founder
Optimism Lives Here: Greenville Area Tops LinkedIn's Workforce Confidence Index
Greenville’s metro area, which includes nearby Spartanburg, is becoming a growing hub for the automotive industry. Germany’s BMW set up manufacturing in that part of South Carolina decades ago and keeps expanding. Last month Argo AI, a maker of self-driving vehicles, announced a move into the Greenville/Spartanburg area, too.
illumifin Opens New Headquarters at Greenville's Fluor Field
“illumifin chose the West End of Greenville because we wanted to be a part of the renaissance of this vibrant area. We are proud to make this growing community our home, and to be celebrating the next step in our bright future with our friends, and our new neighbors.” -- illumifin CEO Phil Ratcliff
Thermo King Hiring for New Manufacturing Facility in Greenville County
“The decision by Trane Technologies’ Thermo King to launch manufacturing and distribution operations in Greenville County is a testament to our talented workforce and strong business-friendly approach. It reinforces our region’s leadership role in the global transportation arena and adds another global brand to our corporate community.” -- Greenville County Council Chairman and Greenville Area Development Corporation Board Member Willis Meadows