Upstate SC Alliance Blog

Navigating USA Business Immigration Issues

January 11, 2021

Immigration and the global mobility of employees has uncertainties, especially in the era of COVID-19 and changing U.S. administrations. Burr & Forman offers strategies and considerations for employers.

TOPICS: Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Guest Posts, Talent

Rankings, Recognitions and the Upstate

December 18, 2020

The Southeast has dominated lists for business climate, capital investment and population growth – and these ideas are still ringing true in 2020. See how the Upstate landed in 2020 rankings & recognitions.

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Entering the U.S. market: an international growth story

October 29, 2020

South Carolina is known globally as a production powerhouse, and that means there’s a world of opportunity here for businesses who serve the manufacturing and industrial sectors. International manufacturing consultant Valantic talks about getting in on the action.

TOPICS: International, Business Recruitment, Manufacturing
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SC Technical College System Building a Workforce

July 16, 2020

South Carolina Technical College System supports industry workforce development and training needs. Learn how here.

TOPICS: Workforce Development, Business Recruitment, Skilled Workforce, Colleges & Universities, Technical College System

Standard Textile: Retooling for Resilience

May 5, 2020

Standard Textile retools its Union, South Carolina, facility to provide medical PPE gowns, demonstrating the innovation and resilience found within the Upstate.

TOPICS: Manufacturing, Innovation, Life Science, Existing Industry, #TeamUpstate
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COVID-19 and the Upstate

April 1, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting global supply chains and daily business operations, a number of resources are available to affected companies.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, International, Manufacturing
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Ireland and the Upstate: Demystifying Foreign Markets

March 20, 2020

Ireland-South Carolina Business Partnership explores international business opportunities to between manufacturing and technology companies and demystify foreign markets.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, International, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Innovation, Life Science

Sage Automotive Interiors: Woven Throughout Automotive

January 28, 2020

Sage Automotive Interiors shares how product design, a strong workforce, and Upstate locations help it to excel in the automobile industry.

TOPICS: Business, Existing Industry, International, Innovation, Automotive, CU-ICAR, Engineering