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Map showing that Upstate South Carolina is located between Atlanta and CharlotteInnovation drives industry in Upstate South Carolina, inspiring excellence in key areas of focus. We are accelerating growth in engineered materials, aerospace, automotive, food manufacturing, and life sciences. Our business leaders aim to create products better here than anywhere else in the world. Due to our regional emphasis on collaboration and excellence, the Upstate is home to several nationally recognized public/private sector research centers that champion innovation. The strength and quality of the existing industry in the Upstate, coupled with the region’s highly skilled workforce, strategic location, comprehensive infrastructure, and vibrant quality of life, make Upstate South Carolina the ideal location for corporate expansion.

Considering expanding your business? South Carolina holds some of the most successful companies and businesses across various industries. Learn more about some of Upstate South Carolina major industries below