Upstate SC Alliance Blog about News you can use
October 23, 2018
Businesses often collaborate with partners and vendors to solve challenges, though a policy of “look before you leap” should be employed. 
TOPICS: Business, "Global Competitiveness", "News You Can Use"
June 28, 2018
Bloomberg news Federal Reserve reporter Craig Torres shares in a June 25 podcast that data analysis that piqued the outlet’s curiosity about Greenville, the focus of its June 21 piece called “The New South Startup.”
TOPICS: Advocacy, Business, Innovation, International, "Life Science", "News You Can Use"
March 23, 2018
In honor of International Month, this infographic demonstrates the global connections and international presence within Upstate South Carolina. 
TOPICS: "Global Competitiveness", International, "News You Can Use", "Upstate Thoughts"
January 25, 2018
In this guest blog, Upstate employment attorney Phillip Kilgore breaks down what employers need to know about recent National Labor Relations Board changes.
TOPICS: Advocacy, Business, "News You Can Use"
December 16, 2016
There are currently 26 "right-to-work" states in the in the United States, which means just over half of the country has laws that directly address compulsory union membership. In most states like South Carolina – which has had its law on the books since 1954 – the statute has been in effect for decades.
TOPICS: "News you can use", "Upstate Thoughts"
November 02, 2016
Last month, the Upstate SC Alliance welcomed six site selection consultants for a familiarization tour of the Upstate.


TOPICS: "News you can use", "Upstate Thoughts"
November 01, 2016
There’s more to Upstate research and development (R&D) than RPMs. The truth is that a great deal of R&D activity goes on unaccounted for in a variety of industries from medical devices to sporting goods.
TOPICS: "Colleges & Universities", CU-ICAR, Innovation, "News you can use", "Upstate Thoughts"
October 17, 2016
This week, the Upstate SC Alliance will be part of a South Carolina delegation to the world’s largest rubber and plastics trade show, 2016, in Düsseldorf, Germany. Occurring just once every three years, the last event drew 218,000 visitors and 3,200 exhibiters from 59 countries.
TOPICS: "News you can use", "Upstate Thoughts"
October 11, 2016
More than 55 Japanese companies have carved a presence in the Upstate, representing more than 11 percent of our foreign-affiliated firms. These companies employ 16,300 people, creating products and services from electronic components to logistics.
TOPICS: International, Manufacturing, "News you can use", "Upstate Thoughts"
October 01, 2016
South Carolina was named the #2 State for Doing Business in Area Development's Top States for Doing Business 2016 analysis, which is in its 30th year of economic development rankings based upon consultant surveys.
TOPICS: "News you can use", "Rankings & Recognitions"
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