Samsung Partners with SC Universities for New Plant

Samsung will partner with Clemson University and the University of South Carolina for a five-year effort to make better home appliances, the company announced. “Samsung’s ambition is for South Carolina …
Samsung Partners with SC Universities for New Plant

Selling South Carolina Abroad

Ever wonder how the State of South Carolina sells itself overseas? SC Connect took a look at the state Department of Agriculture’s efforts at the ANUGA trade show in Cologne …
Selling South Carolina Abroad

Belgium Launches “Impact Bond” to Private Investors for Developing Countries

Belgium promoted this week a new Humanitarian Impact Bond that the nation has been developing in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). As reported by Euractiv.com, …
Belgium Launches “Impact Bond” to Private Investors for Developing Countries

$15 Billion Order for SC-Made Boeing 787-10s

Emirates Airlines announced recently that it will buy 40 new Boeing 787-10 airplanes. Built exclusively at Boeing’s plant in Charleston, SC, the planes are valued at more than $15 billion. …
$15 Billion Order for SC-Made Boeing 787-10s

Record Business at Port of Charleston

South Carolina’s Port of Charleston continues record-setting growth in 2017, according to a story this week in the Post and Courier newspaper of Charleston. Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome predicts …
Record Business at Port of Charleston

Upstate SC and Belgium’s Agoria: Driven to Grow

The Upstate SC Alliance wanted to encourage new international investors.     Belgium’s Transport and Mobility Group wanted to bring value to its members.       SC Connect brought …
Upstate SC and Belgium’s Agoria: Driven to Grow

World’s Largest Wind Turbine to Be Tested in South Carolina

Clemson University will receive more than $23 million to test the world’s largest wind turbine, the creation of Danish company MHI Vestas, the Charleston Post and Courier newspaper reported. Testing …
World’s Largest Wind Turbine to Be Tested in South Carolina

New SC Inland Port Getting Increased Rail Service

The new inland port slated for Dillon, SC will have five-day/week service, instead of the originally planned two-three day/ week service, authorities said. “Forest products and agriculture products are both …
New SC Inland Port Getting Increased Rail Service

New Investment in Barnwell County

  Congratulations to Augusta Fiberglass Coatings, Inc. for its continued growth, resulting in 12 more jobs and another $625,000 investment in its operations in Blackville, SC. For more information, click …
New Investment in Barnwell County

A Sampler of SC Connect’s 2017 Activities

SC Connect visits trade shows, sector meetings, civic clubs and other venues to make connections and build relationships for our clients. Here’s a sampling of the events where SC Connect …
A Sampler of SC Connect’s 2017 Activities