Manufacturing


Bridge Building; How South Carolina will remain a storefront to the world

Walking under the trees along Main Street in Greenville and into the sun again down near the Poinsett Hotel and City Hall, one could close their eyes and transport themselves to stations around the world. The digital storefront and globalization of commerce has positioned South Carolina as…



Not your general issue manufacturing recruiter

A profile of Micah Cantley, Kidder Group VP and former Navy SEAL In the Beginning Cantley was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1989 and graduated from Fort Zumwalt West High School in nearby O’Fallon. Growing up, the future SEAL was a Cardinal fan and avid hockey…


Smart Glasses on the Shop Floor Drive OEE

Smart glasses, and “augmented reality” solutions (AR), offer a wide range of benefits that accrue over time. Of course, implementing any new technology requires a significant investment in money and resources. That’s why it’s critical to be able to show a clear, reliable, and significant return on…


Where Should Workforce Development Start?

KTM Solutions will celebrate 14 years in business in 2019. My wife and I founded KTM Solutions after 22 years working for large corporations. While employed by world class aircraft companies, I heard a steady stream of reports about the eminent work force shortage, particularly engineers. During the last 14 years, nearly every chamber event […]


Upstate Attorney Named 2019 Lawyer of The Year for Patent Law

Every organization has a few individuals that act behind the scenes and contribute time and resource above the call of duty to make an organization successful. Here at South Carolina Manufacturing, we are no different. A few years ago, we were introduced to Doug Kim who took…


SC Firms Visit Meyer Tool in Greenville for manufacturing-related tax advice

Having a better tax strategy can be the difference maker for South Carolina manufacturers looking to increase their existing cash flow and replenish costs from the previous year. And if that weren’t enough, a capable firm, one suited to the needs of manufacturers, can help a company navigate the complex waters of the valuable R&D […]


An Interesting thread to pull; The South Carolina R&D Tax Credit

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, “South Carolina is a branch manufacturing state.” They tell us there’s not enough headquartering here, not enough research and development, but what if I told you the Palmetto State has a solution, in theory. South Carolina’s Research and Development…


How Intellectual Property and Innovation Is Driving South Carolina Business

Business is booming in South Carolina, and across the state, innovation is driving economic and technological developments. But just like any other asset, that innovation must be protected. In fact, the U.S. Department of Commerce noted on July 7, 2016 that, “Intellectual property protection is critical to…