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Success Stories: BASF’s 2016 Expansion

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Since 1987, BASF has called Oconee County home. And now, nearly 20 years later, the chemical and refinery company has decided to dig its roots a little deeper by expanding its local operations. In June, BASF announced its decision to expand its operations through the acquisition...

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Made In Oconee – ITT Inc.’s Rob Hartman

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As part of our Made In Oconee campaign, we talked to ITT Inc.'s Rob Hartman. What does ITT Inc. make? ITT Inc. is a manufacturer of highly-engineered products for critical end-markets, such as transportation, energy and industrial manufacturing. At our site in Westminster, we have two main...

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The Importance of Mechatronics

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By Richard K. Blackwell   Advanced systems of manufacturing bring vibrant economic changes and business growth -- two things that are beneficial to the business landscape of South Carolina. Think about the manufacturing evolution of antilock brakes, photocopiers and windshield wipers. All efficient, user-friendly products made from the...

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