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Leaders from the aviation industry will soon gather in the Palmetto State for the second annual S.C. Aerospace Conference and Expo. We recently spoke with Steve Townes, Chair of SCAerospace and CEO/Founder of Greenville-based Ranger Aerospace LLC, to learn more about what's in store for this year's event. 

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Posted in: Aerospace

Tags: Steve Townes, aerospace, Aerospace Cluster, aviation

Learn how one of the global leaders in automotive bodycloth is working with a local STEAM-based middle school to inspire the next generation workforce. 

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Posted in: Workforce, Automotive, Education

Tags: Sage Automotive, Fisher Middle School, STEM, education, STEAM, next generation workforce

New registered apprenticeship program will work to form partnerships, offer comprehensive classroom training and provide hands-on leanring environments to build a qualified workfroce in the region. 

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Posted in: Workforce

Tags: next generation workforce, skilled workforce, Apprenticeship Carolina, apprenticeships, Oconee, Oconee County, Oconee Economic Alliance

Much of South Carolina's recent success can be attributed to the active role Governor Nikki Haley has played in promoting the unique advantages found here in the Palmetto State.

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Posted in: Workforce

Tags: Nikki Haley, workforce development, skilled workforce, next generation workforce, IndustryWeek

South Carolina is moving to become the nation's first certified work ready state, ensuring new and existing industries have the ability to draw from a highly-qualified job pool.

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Posted in: Workforce

Tags: next generation workforce, skilled workforce, workforce development, work ready, Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, pickens, Spartanburg

Read why Bob Wright thinks S.C.'s success in advanced manufacturing, workforce development and quality of life make the state prime to become a bio hotbed.  

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Posted in: Upstate Thoughts, Biosciences

Tags: bioscience, biosciences, quality of life

President and CEO of site selection and economic development consulting firm asserts that two of South Carolina’s biggest assets when attracting business are the success of BMW and influence of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley.

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Posted in: Upstate Thoughts, Automotive

Tags: BMW, volvo, Nikki Haley

Upstate South Carolina took home another award last week when Fodor’s Travel named Greenville’s Swamp Rabbit Trail to its list of America’s Best Urban Bike Paths.

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Posted in: Rankings & Recognitions

Tags: quality of life, quality of place

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