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SC’s 2023 Industry Recruitment is Second-Highest in History

January 4, 2024

South Carolina has announced its 2023 industry recruitment results as the second-highest in state history. The Palmetto State saw $9.22 billion in capital investment, 14,120 jobs and 81 projects.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Global Competitiveness, #TeamUpstate
Image of Site Selection Magazine's July 2023 edition story on Upstate SC called "A Southern Recipe for a Sustainable Lifestyle."

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

Upstate Receives Award for Excellence in Economic Development

June 30, 2023

Upstate organizations receive a 2023 Mac Conway Award, recognizing the efforts of economic development agencies that “worked tirelessly to bring projects large and small to their communities.”

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Business Recruitment, Rankings & Recognitions

Business Recruitment Leader Reflects on Upstate

January 10, 2022

From a textile history to an international melting pot where manufacturing and technology intersect, outgoing Director of Business Recruitment Jacob Hickman reflects on the Upstate’s magnetism and opportunities.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Business Recruitment

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, Manufacturing, Innovation, Life Science

Building Bridges with Benelux

June 26, 2019

Learn about a recent trip to build business connections between the Upstate, Belgium and the Netherlands though this Q&A.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Global Competitiveness, International, Business Recruitment, Automotive

Talking Talent with HTI

February 14, 2019

As part of our #TeamUpstate storytelling, we recently spoke with HTI CEO Herb Dew about how workforce and talent affect economic growth and sustainability.

TOPICS: Manufacturing, #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Workforce Development, Workforce Attraction

Greenville startup showcasing R&D products at Arab Health

January 28, 2019

Humimic and three other Upstate companies – Poly-Med, Tactical Medical Solutions and Global Transplant Solutions – are representing South Carolina’s life science induastry at the Arab Health medical conference.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Global Competitiveness, Innovation, Bioscience, Life Science