Kortrijk Biennale Interieur Celebrates 50 Years of Design


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Belgian Food Companies Create New Beer for Kortrijk


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Colleton County Woos Packaging Company


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Dynamic Brands Announces Chesterfield County Plant


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Cargo Soars at Charleston International Airport


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Three Hard-Won Lessons That Help Explain Belgian Industry Success…


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Samsung Partners with SC Universities for New Plant


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Selling South Carolina Abroad


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Record Business at Port of Charleston


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


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Greenville, SC and Kortrijk, W. Flanders

In the fall of 2016, leaders of Greenville, SC and Kortrijk, W. Flanders began planning a visit to cement their Sister City relationships.   It was a long-dormant relationship that had been revived that summer by a trip of Greenville representatives to Belgium. SC Connect was asked to facilitate, and began working with Greenville Sister …
Greenville, SC and Kortrijk, W. Flanders

East Coast Distribution Company Chooses South Carolina

Dillon County, right on Interstate 95 and site of South Carolina’s new inland port, will be the location of American Scrappers’ new distribution and logistics center for the U.S. East Coast. The company says it will invest $15.5 million and bring 200 new jobs to the area. To read more, click here.
East Coast Distribution Company Chooses South Carolina

Medical Device Company Brings 1,000 jobs to Upstate SC

Anderson County will be the site of more than 1,000  new jobs, South Carolina officials announced recently. Arthrex, an orthopedic medical device company, will build a 200,000 sq. foot (almost 20,000 square meters) building, and begin hiring in about a year. For more information, click here.
Medical Device Company Brings 1,000 jobs to Upstate SC

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 target export commodities for the facility,” a state ports authority spokesman said. According to Charleston newspaper The Post and Courier: The Dillon facility will handle …
New SC Inland Port Getting Increased Rail Service

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 is expected to occur next year on the turbine, which can power up to 8,000 homes, the paper reported. The turbine is part of Clemson’s …
World’s Largest Wind Turbine to Be Tested in South Carolina

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 continued growth into the new year, driven in part by Samsung, Volvo and Mercedes-Benz. All have plants coming online next year. Charleston’s closest competitor, the …
Record Business at Port of Charleston

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 recently. Jack Shuler and Clint Leach of the agriculture department spent hours meeting with companies and extolling the virtues of the state. They were in …
Selling South Carolina Abroad

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 to become our U.S. hub for every stage in the home appliance lifecycle,” said Dochul Choi, Samsung’s Electronic America senior vice president of research and development. …
Samsung Partners with SC Universities for New Plant

Three Hard-Won Lessons That Help Explain Belgian Industry Success…

In March, the annual SC Automotive Summit featured first-ever presentations by a foreign delegation, from 10 members of the Belgian automobile sector.
Three Hard-Won Lessons That Help Explain Belgian Industry Success…

Cargo Soars at Charleston International Airport

Charleston International Airport has seen its air cargo business rise by 12 percent in 2017, and is on pace to set a record again in 2018, according to a report in the Post and Courier newspaper of Charleston. The growth is due not only to FedEx’s continuing business there, but also Boeing and its manufacturing …
Cargo Soars at Charleston International Airport