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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

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

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

Site Selection Magazine Profiles Upstate SC

July 19, 2021

Site Selection Magazine profiles Upstate South Carolina’s business environment and lifestyle – a community consistently growing at a rate more than double U.S. population growth, which ended 2020 with 1.5% increase in manufacturing activity and construction up 5%.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Innovation

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