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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
DC Blox Building a Second Data Hall for One Large Customer
“We are seeing growing demand for secure and reliable data center services across our markets,” said Kurt Stoever, DC Blox COO. “DC BLOX is very pleased to be able to not only meet these growing needs with state-of-the-art data center and connectivity infrastructure, but to adjust to specific market needs with our innovative HPC-capable data hall design.”
One of the world's largest automotive glass companies expanding to Greenville Co.
"As a globally respected business focused on innovation, product excellence and customer service, Fuyao Glass America Inc. has been an excellent corporate citizen of Greenville County. Fuyao is a key member of our automotive manufacturing ecosystem, and we congratulate them on their exciting expansion." --Greenville County Council Chairman and GADC board member, Willis Meadows
Innovative Company Will Test Self-Driving Vehicle Technology FROM HERE
“Automation is the future in the automotive industry, and companies like Argo AI are trailblazers in their field. We are excited to welcome a cutting-edge company like Argo AI to South Carolina, and we know they’ll do great things here and beyond.” ---Secretary of Commerce, Harry M. Lightsey III
DC Blox Opens Tier III Data Center in Greenville
“Having DC BLOX’s high-capacity and secure Tier III data center in our community is yet another key selling point for businesses considering investment in the Upstate," said Mark Farris, president and CEO of the Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC).