Friends of Manufacturing

From Concept to Customer Care: How Samsung is Creating an Innovation Ecosystem in South Carolina

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This year, Samsung began development of a new home appliance facility in Newberry County, South Carolina. Tony Fraley, the new plant manager, recently shared why investing in South Carolina was the right decision for our company, and how we’ve made tremendous strides — from hiring our team and retrofitting our building to working closely with the community to ensure we have the right training programs to make Newberry the world-class facility we envisioned.

But as we’ve said from day one, our ambitions for Samsung in South Carolina extend well beyond manufacturing alone. We’re committed to creating an ecosystem capable of supporting the full innovation lifecycle, from product concept and R&D to manufacturing, quality assurance, quality care, sales, distribution and customer care.

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U.S. economy will ‘rock’ after Congress passes tax-cut package, Trump says

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President Trump said Saturday that the U.S. economy is “really going to start to rock” after Congress approves a $1.4 trillion tax-cut plan next week.

“We need this as our final push,” Mr. Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for Camp David. “We are back. We are really going to start to rock. Jobs are going to come pouring back into this country.”

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Trump defends tax plan, proclaims economy set ‘to rock’

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Closing in on the first major legislative achievement of his term, President Donald Trump on Saturday defended the Republican tax cut as a good deal for the middle class while boldly suggesting it could lead to explosive economic growth.

The legislation, which the GOP aims to muscle through Congress next week, would lower taxes on the richest Americans. Benefits for most other taxpayers would be smaller, but Trump attempted to sell the bill as a “Christmas present” for middle-class Americans in part because it would trigger job growth.

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Trump touts release of final GOP tax plan: A ‘great Christmas gift’ for middle class

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President Trump on Saturday touted the release of Republicans' final tax bill, saying that it will be "one of the great Christmas gifts" for the middle class.

"It's going to be one of the great Christmas gifts to middle-income people," Trump told reporters outside the White House before departing for Camp David for the weekend.

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