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Standard Textile: Retooling for Resilience

May 5, 2020

Standard Textile retools its Union, South Carolina, facility to provide medical PPE gowns, demonstrating the innovation and resilience found within the Upstate.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Innovation, Life Science, Manufacturing
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COVID-19 and the Upstate

April 1, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting global supply chains and daily business operations, a number of resources are available to affected companies.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, International, Manufacturing

Sage Automotive Interiors: Woven Throughout Automotive

January 28, 2020

Sage Automotive Interiors shares how product design, a strong workforce, and Upstate locations help it to excel in the automobile industry.

TOPICS: Automotive, Business, CU-ICAR, Engineering, Existing Industry, Innovation, International
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U.K. publication explores U.K.-Upstate partnership

November 11, 2019

The North East Times explores how Womble Bond Dickinson and the Upstate SC Alliance are partnering to strengthen Transatlantic business ties.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, International, Manufacturing
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We Make that Here

August 22, 2019

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.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, News You Can Use, Upstate Thoughts
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Move Up Talent Initiative a Tool for Employers

April 25, 2019

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.

TOPICS: Business, Existing Industry, Talent, Talent attraction, Workforce Attraction

Talking Talent with HTI

February 14, 2019

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

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Manufacturing, Workforce Attraction, Workforce Development

Pink, Personal and Poised for Growth

January 18, 2019

Nearly a decade after its launch as an Etsy shop, online apparel personalization company Marleylilly continues to grow in Greer.

TOPICS: Business, Existing Industry, Innovation, Workforce Attraction

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