Manufacturers Journal

The Manufacturers Journal is a monthly electronic newsletter that keeps the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s members informed on the issues impacting manufacturing in the Palmetto State.

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December 2015

  • ICYMI: A Must Read Greenville News Editorial On Why It's Time To #FixSCRoads
  • Ex-Im Bank Approval Good News For S.C.
  • Save The Date For The 2016 South Carolina Manufacturing Conference And Expo
  • Sonoco CEO Jack Sanders To Serve As S.C. Chamber Commerce Chair
  • Is Your Company One Of The Best Places To Work In South Carolina?
  • South Carolina Ranks No. 25 In Forbes

November 2015

  • CRBR: Study Finds S.C. Ports Authority Pumps $13.6B Into Midlands Economy
  • U.S. Senate Approves Short-term Highway Funding Patch
  • Turkey Day Savings On Safety Training Courses
  • ICYMI: Four Outstanding South Carolinians Receive Chamber Awards
  • Announcing Business Speaks Town Hall For January 2016

October 2015

  • S.C. Chamber Applauds House Passage of Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization
  • OSHA and PIT/Forklift Training Dates Announced
  • Protecting Your Employee's Right To Work
  • Building The SC Talent Pipeline... One Day At A Time
  • In Ex-Im's Absence Manufacturing Economy Weakens

September 2015

  • GE Highlights The Improtance Of Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization
  • Palmetto Vision Award Winners Include Manufacturer Of The Year
  • SC's Manufacturing Growth Leads The Southeast Out Of Recession
  • Continental Invests $500 Million In Sumter County
  • Manufacturers Day Is October 2

August 2015

  • Small Businesses Dealt Blow By NLRB
  • SC Ports Authority Announces Daniel Island Land Transfer
  • A Very Special Presentation To Be Made At The Second Annual Palmetto Vision Awards Gala
  • Ex-Im Bank: Are Jobs And Small Businesses At Risk?

July 2015

  • Manufacturers: HR Staff Can Register And Save On Education Forum
  • U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Allocates Federal Funding For Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project
  • Businesses Sponsor Young Adults For SC Business Week
  • Chamber Unveils Community Calendar For South Carolinians
  • Chamber Plans Detailed Workforce Analysis
  • Manufacturers Will Honor Their Own At The Palmetto Vision Awards Gala

June 2015

  • South Carolina Jobs In Jeopardy
  • S.C. Jobs Pipeline: Not Just A Problem For Parents
  • Business Community Joins Governor Haley Calling For The Removal Of Confederate Flag From State House Grounds
  • Governor Haley And Coach Staley Team Together To Announce Teacher Supply Drive
  • Local Apprentice Wins ABC National Craft Championships

May 2015

  • Precision At Pure Power Meet Jerry Sweetland
  • On The Federal Front: Export-Import Bank Set To Expire In June
  • Sponsor A Future Leader At This Year's Business Week
  • South Carolina Celebrates Tire Manufacturing Industry
  • Last Chance To Save $75 On OSHA Training
  • Less Than One Month Left To Finalize Your Applications For Manufacturing, HR And Diversity Awards

April 2015

  • Inland Port Makes Easy Job Of Economic Development For The Upstate
  • Who Makes SC Business Week Possible Each Year? You Do!
  • Bojangles' Southern 500 Set For Sept. 6
  • Manufacturing, HR And Diversity Awards Applications Now Available
  • Environmental/Energy Forum Topics Announced

March 2015

  • NLRB's Quickie Election Ruling 
  • Just $500 Sends A Student To SC Business Week
  • Save 50% On Upcoming Events Promos
  • OSHA Training Set For June: Limited Space!

February 2015

  • Zeus: Infrastructure Needs Must Be Priority
  • Leading The Way: Manufacturers Gather In Greenville
  • Is Your Company One Of The Best Places To Work?
  • Federal Issues Discussion With Congress Coming To Columbia
  • IT-Ology To Host Second Annual Statewide Summit On IT

January 2015

  • Manufacturers Conference To Feature Top Industry Experts
  • Our National Debt: Leaders Ignore That We Are On Borrowed Time
  • SCDEW's Cheryl Stanton Visits CEO Corner
  • NLRB Declines To Revisit Employee Use Of Company E-Mail Systems... For Now
  • All Roads Lead To Collaboration

December 2014

  • Erasing The Middle Skills Stigma
  • 5th Annual Manufacturers Conference: Register Now And Save
  • Chamber Names New President and CEO
  • SC Chamber Releases Competitiveness Agenda
  • Manufacturers Top Grant Thronton's South Carolina 100tm Ranking
  • Business Benefit From Unemployment Loan Repayment

November 2014

  • 21 Ways To Maintain Environmental Health & Safety
  • Businesses Saves On Federal Unemployment Taxes For Fourth Consecutive Year
  • Keystone Pipeline Fails In Senate; Republicans To Revisit
  • Safety Training: Pre-Thanksgiving Promotion Ends Tomorrow
  • 5th Annual Manufacturers Conference Moves To Greenville
  • Infrastructure, Workforce Dominate Discussions At Chamber's 35th Annual Summit

October 2014

  • SC Ports Authority Chief Jim Newsome Named 2014 Public Servant Of The Year
  • What Makes South Carolina Just Right
  • Sustainability In South Carolina
  • 5th Annual Manufacturers Conference Offers New Opportunities In A New Location

September 2014

  • Workforce Development Tops Agenda For October Forum
  • Export Bank Chief Rallies SC Business Support For Future Funding
  • Everyone Plays A Role In Reemplyment
  • Sustainability In South Carolina
  • Help Inspire The Next Generation Of Manufacturers
  • Gear Up Is Important To The SC Business Community

August 2014

  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Endorses Governor Nikki Haley
  • LeadSC YP Summit: Labor Day Sale Through September 3
  • SC Has A Bright Future, If Congress Doesn't Rain On Our Parade
  • Gala: Silent Auction Items Needed

July 2014

  • Don't Let The Ex-Im Bank Charter Expire In September
  • LeadSC Summit Early Bird Discount Ends Today
  • Palmetto Vision Award Nominees Announced
  • Grassroots Meetings Are Coming To Your Backyard
  • 2014 Power Players Are Announced