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Site Selection Magazine Features Upstate South Carolina

July 26, 2023

2023 Upstate Intelligence Report paints a picture of the region’s sustainable businesses, lifestyle opportunities and sophisticated technical workforce.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Skilled Workforce

CNC Operator Takes Control of Her Career

October 4, 2022

Upstate mom Lynn Rogers has launched a career with automotive manufacturer ZF following a 4-month training program. It’s an example of how individuals can Skill Up and Move Up with short-term training for in-demand technical occupations.

TOPICS: Skilled Workforce, Workforce Development, Talent
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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

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: Skilled Workforce, Advocacy, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Celebrations, Materials, 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: Manufacturing, Innovation, Skilled Workforce, Life Science, Colleges & Universities, Technical College System, Existing Industry, #TeamUpstate

Open innovation a driver in TTI’s business growth

May 15, 2018

Techtronics Industries (TTI), an Anderson County designer and manufacturer of power tools, shares how open innovation has helped the company grow.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Innovation, Skilled Workforce, Upstate Thoughts

Reflections on 2017 Upstate Economic Successes

December 19, 2017

These collaborative initiatives will position our region for continued growth in 2018 and beyond.

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