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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: Business Recruitment, Colleges & Universities, Food Manufacturing, 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: Business Recruitment, Global Competitiveness, Guest Posts, International, Manufacturing, 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: 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
Ireland and the Upstate

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