Spartanburg Community College celebrates CAMIT building grand opening


Spartanburg Community College, along with state and local officials, celebrated the grand opening of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies on Oct. 6.

This $7.75 million facility will help train future workers in high-demand areas such as mechatronics, robotics and welding.

Jim Cook, executive director of the Cherokee County Development Board, described the building as having “wow factor.”

“This building is a portal to adventure and a gateway to success,” Cook told those in attendance.

Spartanburg Community College President Henry Giles noted that in its 13 years in existence, the Cherokee County campus has made great strides, becoming an important part of the community and local economy.

“We are making a difference,” Giles said.