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Germany & South Carolina: A Unique Economic Relationship

December 2, 2022

With nearly 140 German companies calling Upstate South Carolina home, it’s no surprise that Germany represents the one of the largest international source of jobs in the Carolinas. Hear takeaways from a recent event featuring German consular and chamber representatives.

TOPICS: Business, International

Six economic trends that you need to know

October 31, 2022

The Upstate Alliance’s 2023 Strategic Plan incorporates macroeconomic trends that affect economic development. Here are the six we’re watching.

TOPICS: Industry 4.0, sustainability

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, Workforce Development, Skilled Workforce

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: Technology, Existing Industry

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: Business Recruitment, #TeamUpstate

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: Innovation, Business Recruitment

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: Life Science, Innovation, Business Recruitment, Manufacturing, International, Global Competitiveness