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Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman. (Photo/Canadian Ambassador's Office)
Jul 3, 2024

MAKING HISTORY: Inside South Carolina and Canada’s $5B trade relationship

Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, recently sat down with SC Biz News to discuss the investments of Canadian companies into South Carolina.  

Jul 25, 2022

Losses surge as cyberattacks continue to target SC business

Few aside from the FBI and the victims involved realize that South Carolina businesses lost $21 million last year through ransom attacks and other cybersecurity breaches. Susan Ferensic, special agent in charge of the FBI Columbia Field

Jun 17, 2022

F-16 backorder rises to 136 with order

One ongoing Lockheed customer has added eight F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to the backorder of 128 planes to be made at Lockheed Martin's Greenville manufacturing and sustainment facility.

Apr 7, 2022

Oshkosh contract under fire from House Democrats

In March, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives requested an investigation into the Postal Service's plans for the Oshkosh contract and its compliance with federal reporting practices. The company reiterated the new facility c

Mar 28, 2022

Anderson manufacturer donates gear to Ukraine

The medical supply and technology company is accustomed to supplying the U.S. military with tourniquets and body armor, but the manufacturer now has turned its attention to the Ukrainian front

Mar 21, 2022

International business conference hosted in Upstate

Scholars, business leaders and community players including multiple ambassadors, executives of global corporations and think tank researchers will speak at

Mar 21, 2022

Upstate Giving, March 21

Upstate blood donors support Ukrainian relief efforts and a phone company distributes $1,500 in diapers across

Mar 11, 2022

Clemson, Army move ahead on autonomous tank

Some of the greatest losses over the past few wars in the U.S. have been in the supply line convoy, Sen. Lindsey Graham told an audience of engineers, politicians and soldiers. He hopes a total million from the U.S. Army piped into

Mar 7, 2022

Russian exports from SC are small piece of export pie

South Carolinians may be more than aware of damage the Russian invasion of Ukraine has wreaked at the gas pump. But while Russian exports barely register on the economic radar for many states

Jan 20, 2022

Courthouse contractor expects federal projects to triple in 2022

It had never crossed the mind of Jordon Construction Co.'s founder that he might find himself on CBS News' 60 Minutes. He's been too busy, especially as his company concludes Greenville's Federal Courthouse

Nov 16, 2021

Arms manufacturers flock to Southeast

Sword International Inc., a small arms and defense equipment manufacturer based in Nevada, may not yet hold the brand name recognition of Smith & Wesson and Remington, but the company is following their lead to relocate in the Southeast.

Oct 13, 2021

Workhorse drops challenge to Oshkosh contract

A threat to plans to bring a new auto assembly factory to Spartanburg County has eliminated itself.