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Germany & South Carolina: A Unique Economic Relationship

December 2, 2022

German business leaders share insight on the transatlantic economy The Upstate SC Alliance recently partnered with the European American Chamber of Commerce – Carolinas, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., and World Affairs Council Upstate to host an event featuring business and trade updates from Germany. With nearly 140 German companies calling […]

TOPICS: Ukraine, Economic trends, Transatlantic economy, Germany, German economy

Six economic trends that you need to know

October 31, 2022

Upstate SC Alliance publishes new strategic plan to address economic macrotrends and boost region’s competitiveness As we find ourselves in unique economic times within a shifting business landscape, the Upstate SC Alliance has responded by researching macroeconomic trends and developing a robust strategic plan to address those trends in our region. The Alliance facilitated meetings […]

TOPICS: Economic trends, Strategic Development, Industry 4.0, ESG

CNC Operator Takes Control of Her Career

October 4, 2022

Upstate mom Lynn Rogers has launched a career with automotive manufacturer ZF following a 4-month training program. It’s an example of how individuals can Skill Up and Move Up with short-term training for in-demand technical occupations.

TOPICS: Talent, Skilled Workforce, Workforce Development

The Upstate Company Keeping us Connected

February 4, 2022

There’s an Upstate-headquartered company keeping the world connected: AFL, a patent-generating powerhouse whose products span the telecommunications industry and enable next-generation technology.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, Technology

Business Recruitment Leader Reflects on Upstate

January 10, 2022

From a textile history to an international melting pot where manufacturing and technology intersect, outgoing Director of Business Recruitment Jacob Hickman reflects on the Upstate’s magnetism and opportunities.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Business Recruitment

Taking South Carolina’s Innovation to CES

December 16, 2021

South Carolina is an international powerhouse destination where manufacturing and technology intersect, and our innovation was on display at 2022 CES thanks to Upstate SC Alliance, CRDA, CU-ICAR and several businesses.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Innovation

A History of Innovation, Today’s Opportunities

August 10, 2021

From disruptive, start-up based technologies to corporate intrapreneurship, opportunity abounds in Upstate South Carolina, where manufacturing, technology and talent intersect.

TOPICS: Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Innovation, Life Sciences