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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
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SC Technical College System Building a Workforce

July 16, 2020

South Carolina Technical College System supports industry workforce development and training needs. Learn how here.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Skilled Workforce, Workforce Development, Colleges & Universities, Technical College System
2019 Site Selection Upstate Intelligence Report Opening Spread

Site Selection Magazine features Upstate

May 31, 2019

Site Selection magazine showcases the Upstate’s business environment within its Upstate Intelligence Report.

TOPICS: Business, Business Recruitment, Innovation, Life Science, Automotive, Colleges & Universities, Workforce Attraction, Soft Landings, Food Processing, Food Manufacturing

Guest Post: Data Analytics Drive Business Gains

January 11, 2019

To help Upstate companies tap into this data potential, Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies offers a Data Analytics Certificate program aimed at equipping professionals who have completed bachelor’s degrees with data insights.

TOPICS: Business, Education, Colleges & Universities, Technology, Guest Posts

Upstate healthcare training featured in New York Times

December 20, 2018

The New York Timesrecently reported on healthcare training programs from the Upstate, calling out the Greenville Health Care Simulation Center, which is used by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville and Clemson University School of Nursing.

TOPICS: Celebrations, Innovation, Education, Workforce Development, Bioscience, Life Science, Colleges & Universities

Eight Economic Successes for 2018

December 11, 2018

Reflecting on the wins, announcements and fresh ideas implemented in 2018, we’ve found eight ways the Upstate is positioning for continued economic success.

TOPICS: Advocacy, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Celebrations, Materials, Skilled Workforce, Education, Bioscience, Automotive, Colleges & Universities

Stories highlight the Spirit of #TeamUpstate

August 30, 2018

Our newest video project explores growing industries across the Upstate and how #TeamUpstate organizations are working together to meet industry needs.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Manufacturing, Innovation, Skilled Workforce, Life Science, Colleges & Universities, Technical College System

Brookings Cites Upstate South Carolina Automotive Industry, CU-ICAR As Economic Development Model

July 25, 2018

A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program cites South Carolina’s 10-county Upstate region and Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) as a model of cluster-based economic development.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Business Recruitment, Rankings & Recognitions, Automotive, Colleges & Universities, CU-ICAR