Greer (South Carolina)

Spartanburg County Greenville County


Greer is a city in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is to share in Spartanburg County and Greenville County, respectively. Greer has a population of 25.000 m² on an area of 56.6 km.


Economic Importance for Greer in particular the only, based in North America BMW plant in the eastern part of the city ( Spartanburg County). Until his end of production in August 2008 where the BMW Z4 model its predecessor, the Z3 was built until mid-2002. Since 2010 is built there the previously produced by Magna Steyr in Austria X3. In addition, the BMW X5 and the X6 Coupe grounds have been built here.

The plant has the nickname, X - work ' because of the models produced there X5, X6 and X3 - suitable for BMW 's internal designation "Factory 10" ( X is the Roman sign for " 10"). The so-called " BMW Zentrum ", a BMW Museum with integrated lecture hall, is the optical figurehead of the work.