2017 Press Release Archive

The countdown has begun: first BMW X7 pre-production models roll off the assembly line.

Spartanburg, SC - 12/23/2017

Production of the first pre-production models of the new BMW X7 Sports Activity Vehicle has commenced at the BMW Group Spartanburg plant, USA. So the countdown has started for the final twelve months leading up to the presentation of the production car at the end of 2018. Prior to this, the vehicle will undergo various […]

Production Milestone: BMW Manufacturing Produces Its 4 Millionth Vehicle.

Spartanburg, SC - 09/08/2017

It all began on September 8, 1994, when Associate Ryan Childers drove the first BMW – a 318i – off the Assembly line. Twenty-three years to the day, BMW Manufacturing has produced its four millionth vehicle, a new BMW X3. The milestone vehicle is a Phytonic Blue Metallic BMW X3 xDrive M40i equipped with Vernasca […]

BMW Manufacturing Announces Management Changes.

Spartanburg, SC - 09/05/2017

Today, BMW Manufacturing announced five new senior management appointments. Sherry McCraw has been named the new Vice President of Assembly. McCraw was one of the first BMW Associates hired at Plant Spartanburg in 1993. She has worked in several areas of assembly production, planning, engineering and technology. Since 2013, she has served as Vice President […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Awards Funds Raised by 2017 Tournament.

Greenville, SC - 08/10/2017

Soaring to a total $12.7 million dollars raised since the tournament began in 2001, today 14 Upstate charities benefitting from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation received $631,495 to further support their respective philanthropic missions. “The services and care provided by the wide range of charities which were selected for this year’s tournament […]

Success story: BMW Group Plant Spartanburg in the US becomes largest production location within 25 years.

Spartanburg, SC - 06/26/2017

The BMW Group has been a committed “local player” in the US market for a quarter-century: On 23 June 1992, the BMW Group announced its decision to build its US plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Continuous expansion of the plant with extensive additions and the decision to build the successful BMW X models in Spartanburg […]

Production Figures

  •  2019 Production - July
    • X3 Vehicles: 8,118
    • X4 Vehicles: 4,723
    • X5 Vehicles: 10,187
    • X6 Vehicles: 24
    • X7 Vehicles: 3,107
  • Number of jobs – 11,000
  • U.S. suppliers – 300
  • South Carolina suppliers– Over 40

Media Contacts

Sky Foster

BMW Manufacturing Co.
P. O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304


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