Gov. Nikki Haley designated this week as Manufacturing Week in South Carolina to celebrate one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the Palmetto State. “Our state’s ability to provide affordable, accessible and quality education in support of careers in manufacturing is essential to the continued economic growth and vitality of South Carolina,” Nancy Muller, executive director of the Lowcountry Graduate Center, said.
Miller-Valentine Group announced on Sept. 25 that it has broken ground on the first warehouse building within Charleston's Atlas Commerce Center's multiphased development. When the warehouse, a class "A" speculative building measuring 67,500 square feet, is completed, it will also include a second 67,500 square-foot structure.
The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently released its 2015 Workforce & Jobs Report, spotlighting the workforce, challenges and current trends in the Palmetto State.
Clemson University said Thursday its researchers in North Charleston are leading a $6.7-million project that could reduce energy consumption by developing industrial motors that run more efficiently. Clemson is conducting the research in tandem with TECO-Westinghouse Motor Co. and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.