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Upstate South Carolina’s Swamp Rabbit Trail

June 17, 2024

Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail is a walking, biking and running trail that promotes sustainability and economic growth across the region.

TOPICS: Business, Rankings & Recognitions, Workforce Attraction, sustainability

SC’s 2023 Industry Recruitment is Second-Highest in History

January 4, 2024

South Carolina has announced its 2023 industry recruitment results as the second-highest in state history. The Palmetto State saw $9.22 billion in capital investment, 14,120 jobs and 81 projects.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Global Competitiveness, Business Recruitment
Map of Top Metros in the United States

Upstate Wins Two No. 1 Rankings in Site Selection Magazine

March 10, 2023

The Upstate has won two No. 1 rankings in Site Selection Magazine’s Top Metros: Spartanburg came in 1st in projects per capita, and Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin won 1st for total projects. The rankings were among “Tier 2” communities with populations between 200,000 and 1 million.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Rankings & Recognitions

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

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