May 29, 1994 |
When Allison Ballenger forgets to take off her BMW name tag after work, strangers often stop her and offer congratulations for landing one of South Carolina's most coveted manufacturing jobs. "Everybody in the area wants a job at BMW. I mean everybody," says the 29-year-old woman, who left a cable-making company to try her hand at building cars. With four months left before the German auto maker opens its first U.S.