2013 Press Release Archive

24 Charities Selected to Participate.

Greenville, SC - 11/19/2013

Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc., the non-profit that manages the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, announced today that 24 charities have been selected to participate in the tournament’s charity programs.

BMW Announces Immediate Hiring.

Spartanburg, SC - 11/13/2013

BMW Manufacturing announced today that they are actively hiring production and logistics positions at the Spartanburg plant. As announced in 2012, the company is in the midst of a 2-year, $900 million expansion, adding the all-new BMW X4 and completing construction of an additional1.6 million square feet of production and logistics space.

Manfred Erlacher Assumes New Role as President of BMW Manufacturing.

Spartanburg, SC - 11/11/2013

BMW Manufacturing announced today that Manfred Erlacher, a 29-year veteran with the company, has assumed responsibility for the Spartanburg factory. Erlacher succeeds Josef Kerscher who has returned to Germany to run the plant in Dingolfing.

BMW Expands Export Operation from South Carolina.

Spartanburg, SC - 09/04/2013

As one of the largest automotive exporters in the U.S., BMW has announced the expansion of the company’s export program to emerging markets. Originally announced in 2011 to support export of BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicles to certain countries, BMW will now expand this operation to include the new BMW X5. To support this expansion, [...]

2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am Raises $731,152 for Local Charities.

Greenville, SC - 08/15/2013

The 13th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament raised $731,152 for Upstate charities, tournament officials announced today.

Production Figures

  • 2013 Annual Production
    Total 2013 Production: 297,326
  • 2014 Production - August
    X3 Units: 9,951
    X4 Units: 5,013
    X5 Units: 14,238
    X6 Units: 878
  • Number of jobs – 8,000
  • North American suppliers –
    170
  • South Carolina suppliers –
    40

Media Contacts

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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