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November 10, 2022

Visual Comfort & Co. establishing Spartanburg County operations

Visual Comfort & Co., the premier resource of signature designer lighting, architectural lighting and ceiling fans, announced plans to establish distribution operations in Spartanburg County. The project will result in a $62 million investment and create 125 new jobs over the next five years.

August 3, 2022

Greif expanding operations in Greenville County

Governor Henry McMaster and the S.C. Department of Commerce today announced that Greif, a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The company is investing $13 million over the next five years.

April 20, 2022

Symrise Pet Food expanding operations in Greenwood County

Symrise Pet Food, a global leader in the pet food industry, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenwood County by building a new state-of-the-art facility. The company’s $65.5 million investment will create 65 new jobs. 

March 9, 2022

Trane Technologies’ Thermo King to expand operations in Greenville County

Thermo King®, the transport refrigeration brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), today announced plans to expand its operations in Greenville County. The $30 million investment will create 220 new jobs and add nearly 300,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity designed to enable and sustain the company’s future growth.

March 8, 2022

Ingram Micro expanding operations in Spartanburg County

Ingram Micro, a leading provider of global technology and supply chain services, plans to expand operations in Spartanburg County. The company is expected to invest more than $37 million in the new facility which is expected to create 203 new jobs.

February 23, 2022

Diversified Medical Healthcare expanding operations in Greenville County

Diversified Medical Healthcare (DMH), a holding entity with several companies providing healthcare solutions for improved patient care nationwide, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The company’s more than $51 million investment will create 185 new jobs.

February 17, 2022

Stomagienics expanding operations in Greenville County

Stomagienics Inc. (Stomagienics), a company that provides innovative solutions for cancer survivors and others who have undergone ostomy surgery, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The company will create 30 new jobs over the next three years.

January 13, 2022

MycoWorks establishing operations in Union County

MycoWorks, a biotechnology company that specializes in mycelium-grown materials for use as sustainable, luxury-quality leather alternatives, plans to establish operations in Union County. The company’s $107 million investment will create 400 new jobs.

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August 22, 2019

We Make that Here

GVLtoday explores products manufactured in Upstate region, and we built on that list: things you might find at home or work; and items used by industries.

June 26, 2019

Building Bridges with Benelux

Learn about a recent trip to build business connections between the Upstate, Belgium and the Netherlands though this Q&A.

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June 11, 2019

What Does Brexit Mean for the Upstate?

How does Brexit impact Upstate South Carolina? A UK Brexit Counsellor, Upstate industry AFL, and a Furman economics professor discuss the international issue.

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April 25, 2019

Move Up Talent Initiative a Tool for Employers

Move Up, a regional talent initiative spearheaded by the Upstate SC Alliance, includes a website, brand and digital marketing campaign that sell job opportunities and quality of life across the region.

March 8, 2019

Opportunity Zones in the Upstate

Within South Carolina’s Upstate, 25 Census Tracts are designated as “Opportunity Zones” ripe for investment by holders of longterm, patient capital.

March 6, 2019

Inside the America-Canada Trade Relationship

We recently welcomed Nadia Theodore, Consul General for Canada in Atlanta, to discuss Canadian business opportunities with Upstate business leaders as part of our Grow Your Business event series.

February 14, 2019

Talking Talent with HTI

As part of our #TeamUpstate storytelling, we recently spoke with HTI CEO Herb Dew about how workforce and talent affect economic growth and sustainability.

January 3, 2019

Guest Post: A Path to Nepalese Innovation

During a visit to the Upstate, Mahabir Pun visited with Clemson University, members of the World Affairs Council Upstate, and Nepalese and Indian engineers to explore opportunities for collaboration.

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