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Skill School as a Workforce Solution

September 5, 2019

The MAU Skill School in Greer serves as a workforce training solution model.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Logistics, Manufacturing, Skilled Workforce, Upstate Thoughts, Workforce Development

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

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: #TeamUpstate, Colleges & Universities, Existing Industry, Innovation, Life Science, Manufacturing, Skilled Workforce, Technical College System

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

Study Shows S.C. Manufacturing Supports Higher Wages

February 5, 2015

South Carolina manufacturing employees make over 15% more per hour than other hourly workers in the state according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI)—further demonstrating the state’s commitment to supporting a highly-desirable workforce.

TOPICS: Manufacturing, Rankings & Recognitions, Skilled Workforce