297,933

people trained since 1961

5,070

trained in FY 2017-18

88

companies served in FY 2017-2018

Proven Experience with International Companies

Proven Experience with International Companies in Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland, and United Kingdom

South Carolina ranks first in attracting jobs through foreign investment, according to an analysis by IBM-Plant Location International.

Demographics

40%

Female

60%

Male

37

Average age

12.8

Average education

53%

African-American

37%

Caucasian

10%

Other

Top 5 Industries

  1. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
  2. Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
  3. Rubber and Miscellaneious Plastic Products
  4. Chemical and Allied Products Manufacturing
  5. Electrical Equipment, Appliance & Component Manufacturing

Best in Class

Top State for Doing Business
South Carolina named a top state for doing business by Area Development Magazine and Chief Executive Magazine

Excellence in Job Creation
Awarded Gold Shovel from Area Development Magazine for the 4th year in a row

Volvo and Mercedes Benz Vans are each named an Automotive Project of the Year

Excellence in Economic Development
Volvo Cars and Mercedes Benz Vans named by 2016 CiCi Awards as top projects in Corporate Investment category

Excellence in Training
readySC’s “Train the Trainer” program wins 2016 Best Practices in Training Facilitation/Delivery and Development Programs Award from Association for Talent Development

Best in Manufacturing
South Carolina receives A’s for Manufacturing Health and Global Reach in the national 2016 Manufacturing & Logistics Report Card

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