2010 Press Release Archive

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Names Beneficiaries for the 2011 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 12/20/2010

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the host organization of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament, has selected 26 South Carolina and North Carolina charities to benefit from the 2011 golf tournament.The 26 charities that will have the opportunity to earn funds from the tournament are: 100 Black Men of the Upstate, A [...]

USC Upstate and BMW Manufacturing Partner To Offer Academic Outreach Camp For High School Seniors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 10/26/2010

Rising high school seniors in Greenville and Spartanburg Counties, with an interest in the real world applications of mathematics, statistics, physics, business and manufacturing improvement processes, are invited to apply to the two-week USC Upstate/BMW Manufacturing Academic Outreach Camp, to be held June 13-17 and June 20-24, 2011. The camp will be held at USC [...]

BMW Group Commitment in America Continues; Growth of premium segment expected; Production confirmed to increase by 50% to 240,000 units; Company has invested $US one billion between 2008 and 2010; New BMW X3 sets new U.S. benchmark for built-to-order manufacturing

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 10/20/2010

In a program to celebrate the opening of the new 1.2 million square feet BMW manufacturing facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina, BMW Group Chairman Dr.-Ing. Norbert Reithofer announced the plant expansion completes the company’s one billion US dollar investment in the U.S. market between 2008 and 2010. “The U.S. will remain the world’s largest premium [...]

BMW Manufacturing Introduces Hydrogen Fuel Cell Material Handling Equipment

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 10/11/2010

BMW Manufacturing Co. announced today that it is implementing a new alternative fuel platform to use Hydrogen Fuel Cells to power their material handling equipment. Hydrogen fuel cell-powered forklifts, tuggers and stackers will be used in BMW’s new assembly hall that produces the new BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle®.Fuel cells take stored chemical energy, such [...]

BMW Manufacturing Prepares for Another Round of Hiring

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 10/04/2010

As BMW Manufacturing in South Carolina prepares for the global launch of the new BMW X3, it announced today another hiring initiative for 600 more contingent associates bringing the total number of jobs announced in the past 3 months to 1,600. The need for additional workers at the South Carolina plant is driven by continued [...]

Production Figures

  • 2013 Annual Production
    Total 2013 Production: 297,326
  • 2014 Production - February
    X3 Units: 12,892
    X5 Units: 12,200
    X6 Units: 2,089
  • 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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