2006 Press Release Archive

BMW Manufacturing Co. Donates Robots to State Technical Colleges to Help Train Future Workforce

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 12/07/2006

BMW Manufacturing Co. announced today that is has donated 20 robots to the S.C. Technical College System’s Center for Accelerated Technology Training (CATT) for distribution to 10 statewide technical colleges to help train South Carolina’s future workforce. The robots, valued at approximately $2 million, were used in the factory’s Body Shop to weld metal parts [...]

Production of the Next-Generation X5 Sports Activity Vehicle Begins at BMW Manufacturing Co.

GREER, S.C. - 09/28/2006

The first next-generation X5 Sports Activity Vehicle was produced at BMW Manufacturing Co. in Upstate South Carolina on Wednesday. The 4.8-liter (eight-cylinder) Titanium Silver X5 comes with Nevada Black leather interior with Walnut Burr wood trim. The new X5s will be held at the factory until there are enough so that each dealer in the [...]

Making Way for the New X5

GREER, S.C. - 09/22/2006

The Last of the First Generation X5 Manufactured The last of the first-generation X5 Sports Activity Vehicle was produced today at BMW Manufacturing Co. in Upstate South Carolina, making way for production of the next generation X5. The Toledo Blue 3.0is X5 sports a truffle brown leather interior with a dark grain poplar wood trim. [...]

Craig Hall Named Sales Manager of BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/28/2006

The BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs golf tournament has hired Craig Hall as its sales manager. Hall, originally from Greenville, will support Director of Sales, Mike Ivester, and be responsible for securing new sponsors for the tournament. Hall has more than 10 years of experience in sales and comes to the tournament from IKON [...]

New Dates Set for 2007 BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 08/17/2006

The BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs golf tournament will be played May 17-20, 2007 – two weeks later than the previous six events – officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc., and the PGA TOUR announced today.The tournament – a record-breaking attendance, revenue and charity-raising event on the Nationwide Tour – will return to The [...]

Production Figures

  • 2013 Annual Production
    Total 2013 Production: 297,326
  • 2014 Production - July
    X3 Units: 8,468
    X4 Units: 3,874
    X5 Units: 12,395
    X6 Units: 152
  • Number of jobs – 8,000
  • North American suppliers –
    170
  • South Carolina suppliers –
    40

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Sky Foster
MANAGER, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

BMW Manufacturing Co.
P. O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304
864-989-5546
Sky.foster@bmwmc.com

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