2011 Press Release Archive

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Names Beneficiaries for the 2012 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 11/29/2011

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the host organization of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament, has selected 28 charities to benefit from the 2012 golf tournament.The 28 charities that will have the opportunity to earn funds from the tournament are: 100 Black Men of the Upstate, A Child’s Haven, Big Brothers Big [...]

National Geographic Channel to Feature BMW’s South Carolina Plant in Documentary, Ultimate Factories: BMW X3

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 10/26/2011

BMW announced today that the National Geographic Channel (NGC) will air an hour-long documentary on the making of the BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle as part of the popular Ultimate Factories series.Premiering Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic Channel, Ultimate Factories: BMW X3 will be the second time NGC has [...]

BMW Manufacturing Announces Management Changes

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 10/05/2011

BMW Manufacturing announced today three new senior management appointments. Robert Kuessel has been named the plant’s new Vice President, Total Vehicle, Quality Management and Engineering, succeeding Carsten Regent who is now assigned to the company’s plant in Leipzig, Germany. Philip Heinrichsdorff has joined the management team in Spartanburg as Vice President, Procurement, replacing Martin Schuebel, [...]

BMW Manufacturing Receives Exporter of the Year Award

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 09/29/2011

Remains largest vehicle exporter from the U.S. to non-NAFTA markets. Lewis E. Leibowitz, NAFTZ Board Chairman, presents the 2009 Exporter of the Year Award to Mr. Josef Kerscher, President of BMW Manufacturing in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Courtney Gregoire, Director of National Export Initiative, International Trade Administration, was also on hand to present the award to [...]

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Announces Sales Competition Between Four Spartanburg Colleges

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 09/28/2011

Today, officials from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced a new initiative to increase tournament attendance, ticket sales and sponsorship in Spartanburg county by involving students from four local colleges.Over the next eight months, students from Converse College, Spartanburg Community College, USC Upstate and Wofford College will compete in The Collegiate Challenge. [...]

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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