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BMW Spartanburg Finds its Calling
Here for America
BMW chose Spartanburg for its first North American plant 25 years ago. The plant now employs 9,000 workers and builds 450,000 vehicles each year.
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BMW Spartanburg Finds its Calling

BMW chose this city for its first North American plant 25 years ago, viewing it as an ideal base for plans to become a bigger player in the U.S.

It’s a huge transformation from the small operation that started out making only about 60,000 vehicles annually after opening in 1994. Nine thousand workers here build four crossover nameplates — the X3 through X6 — that play outsized roles in BMW’s global growth.

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