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December 1, 2021

Transcom establishing operations in Greenville County

Transcom is establishing operations in Greenville County, with 450 new jobs over the next five years. The Sweden-based company provides customer care, sales, technical support and credit management services through a network of contact centers and work-at-home agents.

October 27, 2021

Tiger Companies establishing operations in Union County

Tiger Companies, a national distributor serving the construction, surveying, home, office and medical products markets, plans to establish operations in Union County. The $10.8 million investment will create 61 new jobs.

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September 28, 2021

Monti, Inc. expanding operations in Greenwood County

Monti, Inc., a leading industrial manufacturer, fabricator, powder coater, epoxy coater and specialized processor of electrical distribution components, plans to expand operations in Greenwood County. The $4.7 million investment will create 16 new jobs.

September 21, 2021

Sandvik expands Oconee County operations

Sweden-based Sandvik Coromant aims to tap the Upstate advanced manufacturing markets with the addition of another tools line at its Westminster facility. 

July 7, 2021

STAR EV expanding operations in Greenville County

More than $8.7 million investment will create 50 new jobs STAR EV, a specialized electric vehicle manufacturer, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The more than $8.7 million investment will create 50 new jobs. Founded in 2003, STAR EV manufactures golf carts, off-road carts and other recreational vehicles and distributes from more […]

November 8, 2017

Global Cities Initiative ‘Wins’

Today, several business support organizations are better equipped for questions about export activities and to encourage international engagement as a means of growth, thanks in great part to the Global Cities Initiative.

October 30, 2017

Growing the U.S.-India Economic Relationship

One of the fastest growing and largest economies in the world, India aligns with America’s interests and values, giving the partnership every opportunity to thrive.

September 20, 2017

euphoria’s in the air

The food, wine and music festival exists to educate, entice, enlighten and entertain.

August 17, 2017

One Piece at a Time, but from Different Places

While times have changed and manufacturing processes are not as vertically integrated as they once were, the idea of building durable goods “one piece at a time” rings truer today than ever.

June 27, 2017

BMW Celebration Includes Continued Investment

Just over 25 years ago, an announcement was made that would forever transform the business landscape of our region and state: plans for Germany luxury vehicle maker BMW to build a manufacturing facility in Spartanburg County.

May 9, 2017

State incentives structure should consider high-impact jobs

“What are you doing about headquarters?” That question comes up time and again during events geared around economic development, asked in the recognition that corporate headquarters operations are a highly sought business operation for most metropolitan communities.

March 24, 2017

The Pulse on Healthcare in the Upstate

Today’s complex health care environment means hospital visits, genomic diagnostics, telemedicine, mobile apps, and more – and the Upstate has a foothold in all of those areas.

March 17, 2017

International Voices of the Upstate

In recognition of Upstate International Month, several members of the Upstate’s international community shared their stories and reflections on transitioning to life in South Carolina.

February 20, 2017

Exploring the Evolution of Automobiles: Plastics, Autonomy and Beyond

The Upstate Business Journal recently published an article by the Upstate SC Alliance that explored the ideas presented in the plastics event in Detroit, with voices from industries that have manufacturing operations within the Upstate and tying industry challenges to Clemson University research.

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