A horseshoe shaped glass building is shown to the right. To the left is a sign with the BMW symbol, some solar panels, and a car that has been designed with American flag decals.

Spartanburg BMW Plant. Wikimedia Commons.


1916 –


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  • Title BMW
  • Coverage 1916 –
  • Author
  • Keywords German upscale automaker Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW), crowning achievement of the South Carolina Piedmont’s campaign for international industrial recruitment, South Carolina’s transportation infrastructure, Greer factory
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 24, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update July 19, 2022
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