In this post we would like to introduce our partner Upstate SC Alliance. The Upstate SC Alliance is a public/private regional economic development organization designed to market and promote the dynamic commerce-rich, northwestern corner of South Carolina. Their mission is to position the Upstate to excel in the global economy through strategic marketing, collaboration and thought leadership. They work as a team with local economic developers, investors and SC Department of Commerce to move businesses forward in the Upstate.
Upstate South Carolina is considered as the perfect gateway to do business with the rest of the South and the US in general. It's located between Charlotte and Atlanta, has rapid access to the Southeast and is the nearest time zone to home (-5 GTM). Belgian companies have thrived in the Upstate for decades. For instance, our member Solvay has continued to expand their manufacturing of thermoplastic composites in Greenville. And Orian Rugs, who has been producing more than 40 years in its Anderson facility. In February 2021 technology scale-up Pozyx landed in the Upstate. Pozyx is a technology scale-up that provide ultra-wide band, real-time location technology systems used in a variety of sectors. Learn why Pozyx chose Upstate South Carolina to launch their US operations:
See more info on Pozyx' market entry here.
More info on the Belgian-Upstate SC Alliance relationship here.
Interested in learning more about the services Upstate SC Alliance offers? https://www.upstatescalliance.com/
If you are considering expanding your business and want to learn more about the benefits offered in Upstate South Carolina, please contact Aimee Redick, Director of Global Engagement, firstname.lastname@example.org, 864.283.2307.