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Upstate Overview

In the Upstate of South Carolina, companies recognize the advantage of having access to a top-ranked business climate, world-class research environment and a superb quality of life. These advantages among others help support the diverse range of industries that represent the region including world-renowned companies like BMW, Michelin, St. Jude's Medical, Fuji, Sterilite and many others.

Companies are drawn here by our favorable tax rates, market accessibility and the quality & availability of our workforce. In fact in 2007, the Greenville-Spartanburg area of South Carolina was noted as one of Expansion Management's Top Metros for Recruitment & Attraction.

Alongside our top-ranked business climate is the region's dedication to research and innovation. The Upstate is home to an abundant amount of private sector and university-based research including R&D facilities for Michelin, Fuji and General Electric and research centers to support the automotive, life sciences, plastics and photonics industries.

The Upstate also understands that in order to attract and retain a quality workforce, it's important to have an environment that offers something for everyone. Whether you are into watching fanatical college football, taking in a spectacular Broadway musical or just hanging out in the park listening to music, the Upstate of South Carolina promises to keep you and your employees thoroughly entertained.

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