Upstate SC Alliance Blog about Celebrations
February 10, 2016
BMW Manufacturing Co. announced today that the export value of its passenger vehicles through the Port of Charleston in 2015 totaled $9.8 Billion.
TOPICS: Celebrations, "Rankings & Recognitions"
January 21, 2016
2015 was another banner year in economic development for the Upstate region of South Carolina.
TOPICS: Celebrations, "News you can use", "Upstate Thoughts"
May 12, 2015
Volvo Cars Corp. announced that it has chosen South Carolina as the site for its first U.S. plant, outlining a plan to build a $500 million plant in Berkeley County.
TOPICS: Automotive, Celebrations, "Upstate Thoughts"
May 06, 2015
Upstate South Carolina’s top-ranked business climate, world-class research collaborations and a superb quality of life are a major reason the region continues to call world-renowned companies like BMW, Michelin, Fujifilm, GE and others home.
TOPICS: Celebrations, "Rankings & Recognitions"
April 29, 2015
Upstate South Carolina is home to nearly 1.4 million people, a number that continues to grow as the world takes note of the many benefits that are unique to the area. Recently, Livability, a website that explores what makes small-to-medium sizes cities a great places to call home, named Greenville, S.C. to its annual “Top 100 Best Places to Live”.
TOPICS: Celebrations, "Rankings & Recognitions"
March 27, 2015
This week BMW Manufacturing celebrated a major company milestone as it announced the production of its 3 millionth vehicle assembled at its plant in Upstate South Carolina.
TOPICS: Celebrations, "News you can use"
March 26, 2015
The national economy has continued to experience steady growth and with more companies electing to do business in the U.S., there is a growing need for highly skilled labor to meet the demand for American-made goods.
TOPICS: Celebrations, "Colleges & Universities", "News you can use", "Skilled Workforce"
February 05, 2015
Developed and built primarily as a testing and research center for wind-turbine drivetrains, Clemson University's Energy Innovation Center in North Charleston, S.C., is still ramping up operations. However, it's already producing results, says Nikolaos Rigas, the facility's director and the guiding force behind the unique test center's development.
TOPICS: Celebrations, "Colleges & Universities", "Rankings & Recognitions"
January 28, 2015

Monday marked yet another milestone in the Upstate’s mission to provide the automotive, transportation, and other high-tech sectors with a highly-skilled workforce with the groundbreaking of the Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI), a $25 million collaboration between Clemson University and Greenville Technical College.

 
TOPICS: Celebrations, "Colleges & Universities", "Skilled Workforce"
January 21, 2015

2015 was another banner year in economic development for the Upstate region of South Carolina. Our 9 member counties gained $1.291 billion in capital investment, announced 76 total projects and created 6,471 new jobs.

 
TOPICS: Celebrations
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