Investment in Greer location to create 25 additional jobs in Greenville County Refresco, a global-leading, independent bottler for retailers and A-brands in Europe and North America, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The company’s investment is projected to create 25 new jobs. Founded in 1999, Refresco provides a variety of services from […]
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These collaborative initiatives will position our region for continued growth in 2018 and beyond.
Through this Q&A series, we learn more about the leaders of the Upstate Global Competitiveness Council.
In support of its work to ensure South Carolina’s 10-county Upstate engages intentionally with the global economy, the Upstate SC Alliance has hired Tiffany Tate as Global Cities Program Coordinator.
The plant, today known as Auriga Polymers Inc., opened in 1966 as a fiber plant named Hystron and manufacturing in 2017.
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.
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.
A new report by Site Selection ranks Upstate counties Greenwood and Oconee among the top 10 rural communities for attainment of the WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate.
This week, more than 450 delegates from Japan and seven southeastern U.S. states visited Greenville for the Southeast-U.S.-Japan Association (SEUS-Japan) 40th Annual Joint Meeting.
This summer, our team welcomed its first intern in several years to work alongside us. He shares his insights here.
The food, wine and music festival exists to educate, entice, enlighten and entertain.
Additive manufacturing, or the building of three-dimensional objects by adding layer upon layer of material, now plays a role in Upstate classrooms as well.
Upstate companies from GE to Cornell Dubilier to Sealvel Systems among leaders in utilizing 3-D printing technology for industrial applications.
A longtime regional utility leader and Anderson County’s Economic Development leader were honored this week for contributions to the Upstate economy by the Upstate SC Alliance.
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.
Steel-toed boots, safety glasses and sophisticated robotics will likely resonate among this year’s summer memories for a group of Laurens County educators.
“We planned to set up shop elsewhere,” says Shields, “but a stop in Greenville changed everything.”
Companies staking a claim in the Upstate include accounting, international staffing, construction and corrugated packaging and shipping solutions.
The Global Competitiveness Council will include four focus areas that are contained within the export and FDI plans.
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.
The Upstate of South Carolina’s public education systems are incorporating more STEM and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) programming in their classrooms from age four through grade 12.
Creative enterprise in the state engenders a core impact of $9.2 billion and 78,682 jobs and a full impact of $13.3 billion and 107,614 jobs.
In May 2016, Oconee County landed its first BMW supplier in Oconee Industry & Technology Park — a beacon that called Walhalla High School alumnus Josh Ledbetter back to his home.
Eight Upstate companies and two high school seniors were among those recognized by the S.C. Department of Commerce on May 11 as part of the 26th annual Industry Appreciation series
Our series continues with Hila Frish, plant manager at a recently opened innovative packaging facility in Greer.
Business Unit Leader Ben Pickens reflects on his experience with Michelin, which has been touching lives and creating careers in the Upstate since 1975.
Marketing Manager Randy Richardson reflects on his experience with Michelin, which has been touching lives and creating careers in the Upstate since 1975.
Purpose Coordinator Megan Corona reflects on her work with Michelin, which has been touching lives and creating careers in the Upstate since 1975.
“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.
Profile of Brittney Wells, senior chemist with Greenwood County’s Capsugel, for 2017 South Carolina Industry Appreciation and International Economic Development Week.
The Upstate SC Alliance is sponsoring Our Upstate Vision Forum: Building Global Fluency on April 27.
South Carolina’s Technical College System is a role model for our nation and has shaped both the people and the economy of our state since its creation 55 years ago.
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.
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.
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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