PICKENS COUNTY MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Over the past forty years, Pickens County.South Carolina.USA has transformed itself from one of the great textile capitals of the world to a premier destination for many world-class companies that includes advanced manufacturing operations, advanced metalworking, chemical and textile manufacturing, plastics and composites manufacturing, specialty devices, and software development. Below is a list of the major employers in the area. For more information, please contact Alliance Pickens.

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Pickens County Major Employers by Facility

Facility# of Employees
Local Government3,546
ARAMARK Services800
Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company, Inc.720
Yokohama America, South Carolina470
Abbott330
Cornell Dubilier Marketing, Inc.308
Prisma300
Wilbert Plastic Services280
Danfoss260
Milliken & Company258
TaylorMade245
BASF Corporation235
Cornell Dubilier Marketing, Inc.220
Wilbert Plastic Services215
Southern Wesleyan University196
Ortec, Inc.190
Champion Aerospace180
Imperial Die Casting Company, an RCM Industries Company160
Central Textiles/Cotswold Industries120
JR Automation120

Source: S.C. Department of Commerce, SC Appalachian Council of Governments, and Alliance Pickens
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PICKENS COUNTY HEADQUARTERS

Pickens County.South Carolina.USA has unique access to a large, technically-skilled labor force. Its strategic location between Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia and the community’s business-friendly attitude are just a few of the reasons that companies continue to choose to establish their regional, national and international headquarters in the area.

CompanyProduct / ServiceLocation
Blue Ridge Tool and MachineMachining and Fabrication Six Mile, SC
Central Textiles Cotton Textile Goods Central, SC
Champion Aerospace, Inc. Aviation Ignition Systems Liberty, SC
Easley Marble Co.Custom Marble Products Easley, SC
era-contact North AmericaRailway ConnectorsLiberty, SC
JM Mold South Industrial Molds and ToolingEasley, SC
KeyMark, Inc.Data/Technology SystemsLiberty, SC
King AsphaltAsphalt Liberty, SC
Palmetto PlatingMetal FinishingEasley, SC
SafeplastHose Protectors and Hose Binding ProductsLiberty, SC
Sulzer Process Pumps (US) Hydraulic Pumps Easley, SC
United Tool & MoldPlastic Injection and Blow MoldingLiberty, SC
TaylorMadeNorth America Golf Ball Manufacturing HeadquarterLiberty, SC

Source: S.C. Department of Commerce, SC Appalachian Council of Governments, and Alliance Pickens
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CompanyProduct / ServiceLocation
Michelin North AmericaTiresGreenville, SC
Milliken and CompanyTextile GoodsSpartanburg, SC
BMW Manufacturing CorporationAutomobilesGreer, SC
Fluor CorporationEngineering, Construction and Professional ServicesGreenville, SC
Kemet CorporationCapacitorsSimpsonville, SC
ScanSourceInternet and Data SystemsGreenville, SC
SYNEXInformation TechnologyGreenville, SC
ElectroluxHome AppliancesAnderson, SC
Hubbell LightingLighting ProductsGreenville, SC

Source: S.C. Department of Commerce, SC Appalachian Council of Governments, and Local Economic Development Agencies.
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PICKENS COUNTY INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES

The dynamic business environment, skilled technical workforce, and world-class training programs have made Pickens County an ideal international hub. Pickens County.South Carolina.USA and the surrounding region are home to some of the world’s largest and most successful companies.

CompanyParent CompanyLocation
Michelin North America, Inc.Compagnie Generale des Establissements MichelinFrance
BMW Manufacturing Company, LLCBMW AGGermany
Bosch RexrothCorpRobert Bosch GmbHGermany
Fuji Photo Film, IncFuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.Japan
GlaxoSmithKlineGlaxoSmithKlineUnited Kingdom
Nissan North America, Inc.Nissan Motors Co., LtdJapan
Electrolux Home ProductsAB ElectroluxSweden
CovidienCovidien, Ltd.Ireland
Bayer CorporationBayer AGGermany

Source:  County Economic Developers, Upstate SC Alliance, and SC Department of Commerce. Compiled by InfoMentum – A Decision Support System for Upstate South Carolina

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CompanyProduct / ServiceLocation
Michelin North AmericaTiresGreenville, SC
Milliken and CompanyTextile GoodsSpartanburg, SC
BMW Manufacturing CorporationAutomobilesGreer, SC
Fluor CorporationEngineering, Construction and Professional ServicesGreenville, SC
Kemet CorporationCapacitorsSimpsonville, SC
ScanSourceInternet and Data SystemsGreenville, SC
SYNEXInformation TechnologyGreenville, SC
ElectroluxHome AppliancesAnderson, SC
Hubbell LightingLighting ProductsGreenville, SC

Source: S.C. Department of Commerce, SC Appalachian Council of Governments, and Local Economic Development Agencies.
Compiled by InfoMentum – A Decision Support System for Upstate South Carolina

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