OpExChange Announces Five Additions across State

OpExChange2021 is going to be a better year! The OpExChange is starting off January by announcing five great additions to the group. Three are from the Upstate and there is one each from the Midlands and Metrolina regions.

ITW HARTNESS: ITW Hartness has a 70-year tradition of developing customer-focused solutions and commercial innovations for the secondary packaging industry. Their market extends across the globe in the Beverage, Food, Personal and Household Care markets. Their facility in Greenville produces products that are flexible and high-speed, built to deliver maximum overall equipment efficiencies and continuous improvement.
CARDINAL HEALTH GREENWOOD: Cardinal Health’s Greenwood location is entering its 59th year in business! The 652,000 square feet distribution and manufacturing facility produces adult incontinence products that are distributed worldwide. The facility has made numerous upgrades in recent years and is looking forward to continued success in 2021.

ZIMA CORPORATION – Zima Corp has over 50 years’ experience designing and manufacturing custom carbon and stainless-steel equipment and parts for the global markets in the wastewater and textile industries, plus contract projects. Their team consists of highly trained project managers, licensed professional engineers, skilled machinists, precision AWS/ASME welders and meticulous assembly personnel. The facility in Spartanburg is the worldwide headquarters where manufacturing, spare part inventory and customer-focused service is based.


3D SYSTEMS – Headquarters in Rock Hill, 3D Systems brought the innovation of 3D printing to the manufacturing industry. They are now the leading additive manufacturing solutions company and are empowering manufacturers to create products and business models never before possible through transformed workflows.


ALLIED AIR – Allied Air Enterprises is a division of Lennox International that manufacturers heating, venting, and cooling solutions. Their flagship facility in Orangeburg is undergoing a 405,000 square foot expansion to increase manufacturing and storage capacity. Allied Air brings together the collective strengths of six comfort brands, including Armstrong Air, AirEase, Concord, Ducane, Allied Commercial and Magic-Pak.

The OpExChange is a peer-to-peer network of companies in South Carolina dedicated to learning and growing together. Member companies host events and share practical examples of industrial automation, lean manufacturing improvements, and leadership development. It is an invaluable resource to South Carolina companies that provide access to others who are on similar improvement journeys.

If you are interested in joining, contact Mike Demos (mike@opexchange.com) or visit the OpExChange website: www.OpExChange.com.

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