Upstate SC Alliance Blog about manufacturing
May 16, 2018
BMW Government & Community Relations Manager Max Metcalf discusses the value of a #TeamUpstate approach to economic and community development. 
TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, "Existing Industry", "Global Competitiveness", International, Manufacturing
May 10, 2018
“The scope is much larger than the bricks and mortar of the building,” says Evans General Contractors employee Larry Eberhart. “It’s about answering, ‘What do we do once the building is finished?’”
TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, "Existing Industry", "Global Competitiveness", International, Manufacturing
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"
November 21, 2017
The plant, today known as Auriga Polymers Inc., opened in 1966 as a fiber plant named Hystron and manufacturing in 2017. 
TOPICS: Celebrations, "Existing Industry", Manufacturing, Materials
September 13, 2017
Additive manufacturing, or the building of three-dimensional objects by adding layer upon layer of material, now plays a role in Upstate classrooms as well. 
TOPICS: Education, Innovation, Manufacturing, "Technical College System", Technology
September 13, 2017
Upstate companies from GE to Cornell Dubilier to Sealvel Systems among leaders in utilizing 3-D printing technology for industrial applications. 
TOPICS: "Existing Industry", Innovation, Manufacturing, "Technical College System", Technology
August 17, 2017
While times have changed and manufacturing processes are not as vertically integrated as they once were, the idea of building durable goods “one piece at a time” rings truer today than ever. 
TOPICS: Automotive, "Existing Industry", Manufacturing
August 07, 2017
Steel-toed boots, safety glasses and sophisticated robotics will likely resonate among this year’s summer memories for a group of Laurens County educators. 
TOPICS: Automotive, "Existing Industry", Manufacturing, "Workforce Development"
June 27, 2017
Just over 25 years ago, an announcement was made that would forever transform the business landscape of our region and state: plans for Germany luxury vehicle maker BMW to build a manufacturing facility in Spartanburg County. 
TOPICS: Automotive, Business, International, Manufacturing, Recruitment
May 12, 2017
Our series continues with Hila Frish, plant manager at a recently opened innovative packaging facility in Greer.
TOPICS: "Existing industry", manufacturing
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