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Business Recruitment Leader Reflects on Upstate

January 10, 2022

From a textile history to an international melting pot where manufacturing and technology intersect, outgoing Director of Business Recruitment Jacob Hickman reflects on the Upstate’s magnetism and opportunities.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Business Recruitment

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: Business Recruitment, Innovation

A History of Innovation, Today’s Opportunities

August 10, 2021

From disruptive, start-up based technologies to corporate intrapreneurship, opportunity abounds in Upstate South Carolina, where manufacturing, technology and talent intersect.

TOPICS: Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Innovation, Life Sciences

Site Selection Magazine Profiles Upstate SC

July 19, 2021

Site Selection Magazine profiles Upstate South Carolina’s business environment and lifestyle – a community consistently growing at a rate more than double U.S. population growth, which ended 2020 with 1.5% increase in manufacturing activity and construction up 5%.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Innovation

Food Manufacturing on the Rise in the Upstate

January 25, 2021

With big opportunity ahead in agriculture and food processing, Upstate South Carolina offers a recipe for success.

TOPICS: Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Colleges & Universities, Food Manufacturing

Navigating USA Business Immigration Issues

January 11, 2021

Immigration and the global mobility of employees has uncertainties, especially in the era of COVID-19 and changing U.S. administrations. Burr & Forman offers strategies and considerations for employers.

TOPICS: Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Guest Posts, Talent

Entering the U.S. market: an international growth story

October 29, 2020

South Carolina is known globally as a production powerhouse, and that means there’s a world of opportunity here for businesses who serve the manufacturing and industrial sectors. International manufacturing consultant Valantic talks about getting in on the action.

TOPICS: International, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment