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Flanders meets South Carolina op 9 mei @OMC

  • 10/04/2019

The Open Manufacturing Campus in Turnhout wants to provide an open window to the rest of the manufacturing world and hosts therefore this event where representatives from one of the most advanced manufacturing areas of the US East Coast will be in Turnhout on Thursday, May 9 to answer questions about business in the US.

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BMW’s largest manufacturing facility, Michelin’s North American headquarters and facilities for Toray composites, Lockheed Martin and others are located in the region of South Carolina, close to Georgia, NC and Tennessee. In addition to its natural beauty, the Upstate SC area is known for its trained workforce, strong business eco-system and strength in the sectors of advanced manufacturing, automotive, aerospace and advanced materials. (To read more about the region and the visitors, click here.)
The group will be at the Open Manufacturing Campus facility at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9 to answer questions about doing business in the Southeastern US. The representatives can speak knowledgeably about:

  • startup/scaleup issues;
  • important markets;
  • state and local government incentives;
  • land and labor costs;
  • and other issues.
  • A limited number of private meeting times are available for those wishing to meet one-on-one with the group.

For more information, and to inquire about a personal meeting with the representatives, contact Trip DuBard of SC Connect in Terhulpen at 0487 39 32 08 or
You are very welcome to meet the US team at OMC and hear their story.

Practical information and subscription

Date: Thursday May 9th at 11 am
Address: Slachthuisstraat 96, 2300 Turnhout (entrance of Philips/Signify site). 

Please send at the latest on May 6th an email to so that we can arrange an entrance badge to the campus, and provide you with a lunch.

More information

Contact Petra Van Bouwel via or 015 45 10 20.

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