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 Miscellaneous 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 2019 Silver Shovel Award from Area Director’s Magazine for top projects such as Volvo Car USA, BMW Manufacturing, Samsung Electronics America

Excellence in Economic Development
Volvo Car USA and Samsung Electronics America named as top projects in Corporate Investment and Community Impact categories by 2018 CiCi Awards

Best in Manufacturing
South Carolina receives A’s for Manufacturing Health and Global Reach in the national 2019 Manufacturing & Logistics Report Card

Excellence in Training
readySC’s “Train the Trainer” program named a “Best Practice” for training delivery and development by the Association for Talent Development

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