Bottle, container firm invests $10.8M, creates 40 jobs

VPET USA, LLC, a leading manufacturer of wide-mouth polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles and containers, announced Wednesday plans to establish operations in Greer. The company’s $10.8 million investment will create 40 new jobs.

Located at 861 Victor Hill Road in Greer, VPET USA, LLC’s Spartanburg County operations will initially serve as a blow molding and injection molding facility to supply key customers in the Southeast. The new facility complements four other manufacturing facilities in Fontana, Calif., Romeoville, Ill., and Garland, Tex., as well as in-house production facilities in various locations around the globe.

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Panthers return to Wofford for summer camp

The Carolina Panthers return to Wofford College for training camp with 12 practices scheduled, beginning July 27. See practice dates and times here.The league-wide Back Together Saturday event with an evening practice and special events is scheduled July 30.

Some normalcy returns to camp with autographs allowed. Veterans Christian McCaffrey and D.J. Moore will return, with 2021 No. 1 Panthers pick Jaycee Horn, a defensive back from the University of South Carolina.

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