Aug 29, 2017
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is strengthening its executive management team with the appointment of new Senior Vice Presidents for the Americas region and for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Effective September 15, Lex Kerssemakers will be responsible for the EMEA region. Mr Kerssemakers was previously Senior Vice President for Volvo Americas and President and CEO of Volvo Cars USA.
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Company Investing More Than $10 Million In Capacity Expansion
July 21, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global ingredients solutions company, is expanding its existing operations in Charleston County. The company’s growth is expected to bring more than $10 million of capital investment and lead to the creation of five new positions.
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Company Constructing New Facility And Creating 120 New Jobs
July 20, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. – IFA, a direct supplier of propshafts for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, is constructing a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Berkeley County. The development represents $69 million of capital investment and is projected to create more than 120 new jobs in the coming years.
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June 13, 2017 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
PROVIDENCE, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, TRU Simulation + Training and Textron Airborne Solutions, all businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), have announced their plans for the Paris Air Show—the largest aerospace event in the world—which will be held June 19-25 at the Exhibition Center of Le Bourget. Textron will be displaying in Textron Pavilion A2, located just outside Hall 2. Continue reading “Textron Businesses to Feature Military and Commercial Products and Services at Paris Air Show”
Company Bringing $3.7 Million In New Investment
June 7, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Protego, a global manufacturer of tank and flammable vapor processing safety equipment, is expanding its South Carolina presence by establishing a new facility in North Charleston, S.C. The new development is projected to bring $3.7 million of capital investment and lead to the creation of 17 jobs.
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ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (June 1, 2017) – Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 6,202 vehicles for the month of May, a 12 percent increase versus May 2016.
The top seller for the month was the XC90 with 2,363 vehicles sold, followed by the XC60 with 1,595 vehicles sold, an 18.6 percent increase versus May 2016. Continue reading “Volvo Announces May Sales”
– Three-year $300,000 grant to support new Manufacturing Center through Dorchester Two Education Foundation along with Boeing and Volvo
– Nine grants fund community environmental activities and education programs focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)
– Since 2013, Bosch Community Fund has awarded more than $1 million in grants to schools, organizations in the Charleston, S.C., community
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.– The Bosch Community Fund recently awarded nine grants totaling $477,000 to schools and organizations in the Charleston, S.C., community. Aimed at enhancing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, these grants provide resources for environmental conservation and restoration programs. With a particular emphasis on practical learning, initiatives like the new manufacturing talent development program for high school students reflect the Bosch Community Fund’s goal to foster comprehensive learning programs that help local residents and communities to flourish. Continue reading “Bosch Community Fund awards $477,000 in local grants promoting STEM education”
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world’s largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years.
The partnership promises to revolutionise how Volvo customers engage and interact with their cars. The large catalogue of popular Android apps – developed by Google, Volvo, or third party app developers – will offer connected and predictive services in and around the car.
“We are making an important strategic step with the Google partnership. Google’s platform and services will enhance the user experience by enabling more personalisation possibilities, while Android will offer increased flexibility from a development perspective,” said Henrik Green, Senior Vice President Research & Development at Volvo Car Group.
Volvo Cars’ partnership with Google reflects the ongoing convergence between the automotive and technology industries as cars become increasingly connected. Volvo believes smart partnerships are the future for the car industry. Using Android as the base operating system will increase speed and flexibility in the development and offer its customers the ability to personalise the connected in-car experience.
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Logistics Company Creating 30 New Jobs At North Charleston Facility
April 25, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Mid-States Packaging, Inc., a full-service logistics and warehousing provider, is locating new operations in Charleston County. The $5.2 million investment is expected to bring 30 new jobs to the community.
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