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Germany & South Carolina: A Unique Economic Relationship

December 2, 2022

With nearly 140 German companies calling Upstate South Carolina home, it’s no surprise that Germany represents the one of the largest international source of jobs in the Carolinas. Hear takeaways from a recent event featuring German consular and chamber representatives.

TOPICS: Business, International

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 Science

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

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: Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, International
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Global Alliance for South Carolina: Connecting S.C. with Estonia & Israel

May 21, 2020

The Global Alliance South Carolina (GASC) engages with academic, business and economic development leaders across the state of South Carolina to build and strengthen collaborations and partnerships that enable small, innovative companies to expand to new markets in South Carolina, Israel and Estonia.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, International, Global Competitiveness
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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: Manufacturing, International, Existing Industry
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Responding, Innovating in Times of Challenge

March 31, 2020

Business recruitment officer reflects on coronavirus impacts to Alliance mission and how Upstate industries have responded to support the medical community.

TOPICS: Innovation, Business Recruitment, International, Business
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Ireland and the Upstate: Demystifying Foreign Markets

March 20, 2020

Ireland-South Carolina Business Partnership explores international business opportunities to between manufacturing and technology companies and demystify foreign markets.

TOPICS: Life Science, Innovation, Aerospace, Business Recruitment, Manufacturing, International