BMW Impact

With an annual economic impact of $26.7 billion, BMW's Plant Spartanburg is an economic powerhouse for the South Carolina economy and community.

Economic Impact

At BMW Plant Spartanburg’s groundbreaking ceremony in 1992, then-BMW Chairman Eberhard von Kuenheim said, “The right people for the task are already right here where we need them. Together, ladies and gentlemen, we shall make automobiles from South Carolina famous throughout the world.” Today, BMW Manufacturing in Spartanburg South Carolina is the largest BMW Group plant in the world, producing more than 1,500 vehicles each day. Read more here.


BMW Economic Impact Facts

Read the full BMW Economic Impact in South Carolina study here.


BMW Manufacturing joined the City of Greenville and dozens of children to celebrate the official opening of the Reedy River Wetlands Preserve at Unity Park. Last year, BMW Manufacturing donated $1.25 million to restore and preserve the urban wetlands west of downtown Greenville, South Carolina. The donation also supported the construction of low-impact, ADA-accessible boardwalks and overlooks through the wetlands.

Workforce Development & Education


BMW is working to improve the overall quality of life in the Palmetto State while ensuring a future quality workforce pool.