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A night planned around industry celebration, education, and networking with in-game features and pre-game reception Greenville, SC – The SC Council on Competitiveness initiative, SC Aerospace, along with the Greenville Drive, will host the inaugural ‘SC Aerospace Night’ on Friday, July 23rd when the Upstate’s minor league team takes on the Greensboro Grasshoppers. South Carolina […]
SC Aerospace hosted its fall networking meeting last Monday, Oct. 9, at CU-ICAR in Greenville in conjunction with the Composites Suppliers Meeting and focused on composite applications for the aerospace and automotive industries. SC Automotive Council members also participated, as a partnership between the two organizations. Susie Shannon, president and CEO of the South Carolina Council on […]
Cameron steps down after three years Adrianne Beasley has been tapped to replace Deborah Cameron as director of aerospace initiatives for the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness effective March 31, 2017. After three years leading the Council’s SC Aerospace initiative, Cameron is resigning the position and relocating to Colorado. Beasley most recently served as program […]
SC Aerospace held its winter quarterly networking event at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SiMT) in Florence on Feb. 15. The event was sponsored by MTorres America which is headquartered in Bothell, WA. Vice President of Business Development Mark Cumm provided a presentation about the company’s future plans. Each SC Aerospace quarterly event includes […]
SC Biz Magazine featured the Council’s research on the aerospace industry cluster in the Fall issue, highlighting the initiative’s recently released research on the cluster’s development, involvement in July’s Farnborough Air Show and a letter from the editor, Licia Jackson, discussing the importance of aerospace to the state.
Steve Prout of Solar Atmospheres, Todd Sharpley of GKN, and Paul V. Kumler of KTM Solutions have joined the Advisory Board for SC Aerospace. The Board is comprised of industry leaders representing aerospace-related firms of all sizes from across South Carolina. “I welcome my fellow business leaders from across the state to become an active […]
It seems like just yesterday that we wrapped up the third annual SC Aerospace Conference & Expo, but we’re already hard at work on planning next year’s conference. So how exactly does South Carolina’s Aerospace Conference & Expo come together? The event is unique in that it brings together a collaboration of different organizations for […]
Economic impact grows to $19 billion Columbia, SC (August 24, 2016) – According to two new studies released today at the SC Aerospace Conference & Expo, South Carolina’s aerospace industry continues to drive economic growth. An economic impact study released by the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness shows that the impact of aerospace on South […]
Aerospace Industry Continues to Diversify as it Moves Towards Sustainable Growth Columbia, SC (August 23, 2016) – The third annual South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo opens this Wed., Aug. 24 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, S.C. The event will connect industry, academia and government to showcase the increasing diversification and sustainable […]
A Clemson University researcher will use a $2 million award to work with peers on lowering the cost of high-tech materials that right now make airplanes and luxury cars, two of South Carolina’s most active industry clusters, both more fuel efficient and expensive. Amod Ogale will collaborate with peers at Drexel and Virginia Tech universities […]
South Carolina’s aerospace industry was a hot topic in this month’s issues of Greenville Business Magazine and Columbia Business Monthly. Both magazines featured a column by SC Aerospace Chairman Steve Townes on the industry’s explosive growth in South Carolina and the Southeast. There are also several articles featuring the aviation sector’s rapid expansion in both […]