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Vapor Apparel Increased Jobs and Created New Investments with help from SCMEP’s Plant Layout Services

Company Overview Headquartered in Hanahan, South Carolina, Vapor Apparel is an industry leader in blank performance apparel for digital sublimation printing and print on-demand services. The company also operates a […]

Koyo Bearings works with SCMEP to implement Training Within Industry Program Plantwide

Company Overview JTEKT Corporation was established in January 2006 through the merger of Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd., a world-class bearing manufacturer, and Toyoda Machine Works, Ltd., a machine tool manufacturer […]

Green Roof Outfitters Increases and Retains Sales with help from SCMEP’s Design Engineering Services

Company Overview Located in Charleston, South Carolina, Green Roof Outfitters is a total amenity space product provider, servicing all of U.S. and Canada. They are the world’s most comprehensive provider […]

SCMEP helps Bennettsville Printing Quadruple their Capacity with Industrial Maintenance Services

    Company Overview Bennettsville Printing, located in Bennettsville, South Carolina, has been in operation for over 20 years and provides home, industrial, military textile printing, dyeing, and finishing services. […]

Clean Advantage Increases Jobs and Sales Following SCMEP’s Competitiveness Review

        Company Overview Clean Advantage, Inc., located in Greenville, South Carolina, is a privately women-owned S Corp established in 1992. Clean Advantage is a packaging solutions company […]

Lollis Metals Fabrication becomes ISO 9001:2015 Certified with help from SCMEP

          Company Overview Lollis Metals Fabrication has been operating out of their Anderson, South Carolina, facility for nearly 40 years. In 1979, Lollis Metals began as […]

Red Seal Measurement Adopts TWI Methodology to Help Transform Employee Training

        Company Overview Located in Greenwood, South Carolina, Red Seal Measurement systems are specially designed to provide unsurpassed service in the most demanding measurement applications, from refined […]

Harris Pillow Supply improves business practices with SCMEP’s Discovery Assessment

    Company Overview Founded in 1958 by William “Bill” Harris, Harris Pillow Supply began as a franchise of Fluff ‘n Puff Pillow Service in the Chicago area. The following […]

Greenville Colorants sees big impact from ISO Certification

    Company Overview Greenville Colorants, located in Greenville, South Carolina, sets the standard in value-added processing and distribution of dyes and specialty chemicals to the textile, paper, and other […]

CodeLynx diversifies product mix and client base with help from SCMEP

    Company Overview CodeLynx, LLC is a software engineering and electronic security services provider based in Charleston, South Carolina. A Women-Owned Small Business, CodeLynx has been providing custom software […]

Sharpe Manufacturing obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification with help from SCMEP

    Company Overview Located in the northwest corner of South Carolina in West Union, Sharpe Manufacturing specializes in milling and turning. They offer customers quick turn around on special […]

SCTool Corp retains sales and employees with SCMEP’s Value Stream Mapping training

      Company Overview Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, SCTool has been committed to providing its customers with precise and accurate cutting tools on a consistent basis for over […]

North Industrial Machine improves quality following SCMEP’s Competitiveness Review

      Company Overview Headquartered in Hartsville, South Carolina, North Industrial Machine was founded in 1995. A family owned and operated company, North Industrial Machine serves the steel, paper, […]

Koyo Bearings works with SCMEP to implement Training Within Industry Program

      Company Overview JTEKT Corporation was established in January 2006 through the merger of Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd., a world-class bearing manufacturer, and Toyoda Machine Works, Ltd., a […]

Green River Cabins utilizes lean techniques to improve productivity with help from SCMEP

      Company Overview Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Campobello, South Carolina, Green River Cabins was purchased in 2006. Along with the purchase came a wealth of […]

Element Electronics improves standards following SCMEP’s Competitiveness Review and ISO Certification

    Company Overview Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Winnsboro, South Carolina, Element Electronics is an American-owned producer of flat-panel televisions. Element Electronics is the only assembled in the […]

ITT Enidine Inc. increases sales with help of SCMEP’s Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Workshop

  Company Overview Established in 1966, ITT Enidine Inc. provides differentiated products and services to the Industrial, Aerospace, Defense, Rail, and Transportation markets throughout the world. ITT’s global resources, six-sigma […]

BOMAG Americas improves productivity with new packaging strategies and layout changes with assistance from SCMEP

    Company Overview A global organization, BOMAG Americas, Inc. manufactures and markets a range of light and heavy compaction, asphalt paving, milling, soil stabilization, and asphalt reclamation equipment. In […]

SSMG Warehousing improves Sales and Marketing efforts with help from SCMEP

    Company Overview Located in Rowesville, South Carolina, SSMG Warehousing opened its doors in 2012. They strive to deliver quality, personal service, and versatile solutions to accommodate their client’s […]

AMBAC utilizes SCMEP for Strategic Planning and Policy Deployment

    Company Overview AMBAC International, located in Elgin, South Carolina, is a global supplier of fuel systems and related components to the heavy-duty diesel industry. Since 1910, AMBAC has […]

ADEX completes Diversification and Quality Training with help from SCMEP

Company Overview Founded in 1987, ADEX Machining, LLC is a one-stop supplier of ultra-high precision machined prototypes to contract volume production components and assemblies for the Aerospace, Defense, and Energy-Power […]

Vision 2 Destiny Sees Results with SCMEP’s Sales & Marketing Boost

Company Overview Vision 2 Destiny (V2D) is an asset-based logistics company that has been providing a wide variety of services for the Spartanburg, SC, area and beyond since 2003. The […]

Faiveley Transport utilizes Kanban System to Improve Processes and Material Flow with help from SCMEP

Company Overview Faiveley Transport, founded in 1919 in Saint-Ouen, France, is a manufacturer of high-tech components for rail vehicles. The company has global product lines in four key areas: braking […]

NICCA USA reduces expenditure on energy and decreases environmental impact with help from SCMEP

Company Overview Nicca Chemical Industry Co., founded in 1941, is a supplier of water-based chemicals to the automotive and textile industries. NICCA USA, Inc., which opened its doors in 1988 […]

Vansco Generates New Sales, Creates Jobs with Help from SCMEP

Vansco Inc, a contract manufacturer of electrical wire harnesses & cable assemblies, recently benefited from SCMEP’s Sales and Marketing Boost program.

Sentury Reagents earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification and increases performance with help from SCMEP

Sentury Reagents is a chemical manufacturing operation based in Rock Hill, SC. The company was founded in 1974 with the intention of being the world’s largest producer of high purity chrome salts.

Guardian Fence Increases Production Efficiency, Lowers Costs with SCMEP’s Assistance

Guardian Fence Suppliers manufactures chain-link fencing, chain-link gates, mini mesh, barbed wire, dog kennels, and many types of accessory wires. The company enlisted the help of SCMEP to improve production efficiency, reduce costs, and improve inventory control measures.

NanoScreen Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification with Help from SCMEP

NanoScreen designs, manufactures, sells and services precision liquid and plate handling products primarily in the pharmaceutical and genetic screening industries. The company recently enlisted SCMEP to help train and implement ISO 9001:2008 practices to earn the ISO certification.

Wikoff Color Corp – A South Carolina Lean Success Story

Founded in 1956, Wikoff Color Corporation is a manufacturer of printing inks and coatings for the graphic arts industry. As a manufacturer of ink, varnishes and coatings, Wikoff primarily services the folding carton, label, flexible packaging, commercial and security coating markets.

Champion Tooling & Machining Sees Results with SCMEP’s Sales and Marketing Boost

As a result of SCMEP’s Sales and Marketing Boost training program and NIST’s Keep It Made in America Grant, Champion Tooling & Machining was able to implement a marketing overhaul complete with new and updated tools to target new customers as well as nurture new found leads.

Plastic Products of the South Increases Sales With SCMEP Sales & Marketing Boost Program

After PPS became ISO registered, the manufacturing floor had excess capacity. Management wanted to fill the capacity of all equipment and needed a fresh perspective and new processes to market the company

Snoozer Pet Products Increases Sales and Staff, Reduces Expenses with SCMEP Lean Training

Snoozer Pet Products is a manufacturer of merchandise for dogs. SCMEP worked with Snoozer Pet Products to develop a new plant layout and improve internal operations.

Operations Improvement Training Helps KMS Retain Jobs and Sales

As a closely held private corporation, the ownership group felt that the rapid pace of growth since 2003 was outpacing management’s capability to keep up with changing trends in business and manufacturing.

Pace Labels Increases Market Penetration Through Rapid Response & Innovation Program

With a diverse product line, high quality, and personal service, Pace Labels was poised to grow but needed assistance identifying new markets and increasing sales.

SCMEP’s Rapid Response & Innovation Program Helps Pitts Steel Generate New Customers & Retain Work Force

Known locally as the go-to machine shop for odd jobs and repairs, Laurens, South Carolina based Pitts Steel offers hand crafted metal fabrication, contract manufacturing, and ironwork.

Marchel Industries Increases Sales, Retains Jobs with Growth Acceleration Program

Several years ago, Spartanburg, South Carolina based Marchel Industries experienced a significant downturn, resulting in downsizing of staff and a need for additional sources of business.

Tool Technology Building Business as a Result of SCMEP’s Growth Acceleration Program

As South Carolina’s only one stop shop for molding and machining, Tool Technology has seen decades of success in plastic injection molding and also manufacturing.

Loxcreen MetalSource Implements Marketing Campaign to Grow the Business

In order to develop a plan for growth, Rick Wheeler, Vice President of Loxcreen, turned to the company’s long-time partners, SC Works and The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP).