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Textile R&D Remains Strong

Jul 03, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Clemson was invited to become a part of the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America project, a collaboration of nearly 100 universities, manufacturers and startup incubators. Upstate textile manufacturers are also participating, including Inman Mills and Milliken.

Help Wanted: The Future of the Construction Industry in the Upstate Depends on Finding Workers

Jul 03, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

The shortage of skilled construction workers isn’t a new phenomenon. Caldwell says that it’s something his mentors were talking about when he entered the business 40 years ago.

Future Land Use

Jul 03, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Real estate may be all about location-times-three, but when it comes to how we humans plan to use increasingly more of it, especially with the explosive value of the Upstate, discussions dig deeper into dirt and dollars.

Energy Helps Drive The Economy

Jul 03, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Clemson University solar expert Rajendra Singh believes the development of solar energy in the Upstate is hindered by state policies that favor nuclear power generation.

Upstate’s a Material World, Advanced

Jul 03, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

The Upstate SC Alliance says that as of June 2016, advanced-materials companies invested $158 billion here and added almost 500 jobs.

Identifying and Mapping Upstate Assets

Jul 03, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Knowing what exists is key to increasing awareness of those assets, identifying gaps and duplication, and strengthening connections.
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