Upstate SC Alliance Blog about skilled workforce
August 30, 2018
Our newest video project explores growing industries across the Upstate and how #TeamUpstate organizations are working together to meet industry needs.
TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, "Colleges & Universities", "Existing Industry", Innovation, "Life Science", Manufacturing, "Skilled Workforce", "Technical College System"
May 15, 2018
Techtronics Industries (TTI), an Anderson County designer and manufacturer of power tools, shares how open innovation has helped the company grow. 
TOPICS: "Existing Industry", "Global Competitiveness", Innovation, "Skilled Workforce", "Upstate Thoughts"
April 06, 2018
Four Upstate young professionals discussed how their jobs span the globe during Ten at the Top's the PIQUE on March 22. 
TOPICS: "Global Competitiveness", International, "Skilled Workforce", "Upstate Thoughts"
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"
April 07, 2017
South Carolina’s Technical College System is a role model for our nation and has shaped both the people and the economy of our state since its creation 55 years ago.
TOPICS: "Colleges & Universities", "Skilled Workforce", "Soft Landings", "Technical College System"
May 11, 2015
Home to global leaders such as BMW, Bosch, Magna, Michelin and ZF, Upstate South Carolina has become one of the nation’s most dynamic regions for automotive production and research
TOPICS: Automotive, "Rankings & Recognitions", "Skilled Workforce", "Upstate Thoughts"
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

South Carolina manufacturing employees make over 15% more per hour than other hourly workers in the state according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI)—further demonstrating the state’s commitment to supporting a highly-desirable workforce.

TOPICS: Manufacturing, "Rankings & Recognitions", "Skilled Workforce"
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"
November 07, 2014

NPR's David Green recently sat down with Planet Money's Adam Davidson to discuss the new face of manufacturing, specifically the need for continous improvements in highly skilled education and training practices.

 
TOPICS: "News you can use", "Skilled Workforce"
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