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Food Manufacturing in the Upstate

December 2, 2020

Everyone’s got to eat. And with more of it happening at home and on the go, there’s big opportunity for agriculture and food processing. See how Upstate South Carolina supports the industry.

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

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: Business Recruitment, International, Manufacturing

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

Immigration: Effective Visa Planning for U.S. Market Entry

January 24, 2020

For companies to engage in foreign-direct investment into the United States, understanding various visa options and requirements is vital for successful planning. Burr Forman McNair Partner Melissa Azallion offers an introduction to into the business immigration process through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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