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Laurens Teachers Learn from Summer Manufacturing Jobs

August 7, 2017

Steel-toed boots, safety glasses and sophisticated robotics will likely resonate among this year’s summer memories for a group of Laurens County educators.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, Manufacturing, Workforce Development, Automotive

BMW Celebration Includes Continued Investment

June 27, 2017

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.

TOPICS: Business, International, Manufacturing, Automotive, Recruitment

Exploring the Evolution of Automobiles: Plastics, Autonomy and Beyond

February 20, 2017

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.

TOPICS: International, Innovation, Automotive, Colleges & Universities, CU-ICAR

Previewing the 2015 S.C. Automotive Summit

February 20, 2015

Next week the automotive industry’s national and global leaders will come together in Upstate South Carolina for the 4th Annual S.C. Automotive Summit, held February 23-25 in Greenville, S.C.

TOPICS: News You Can Use, Automotive

2014 in Honors, Accomplishments & Recognition

January 2, 2015

Last year proved to be a successful one for business in Upstate South Carolina. In addition to numerous announcements from companies establishing operations in the region, there was no shortage of businesses that announced plans to expand throughout the area.

TOPICS: Celebrations, Rankings & Recognitions, News You Can Use, Automotive