Manufacturing

When it comes to a career in Manufacturing, it doesn’t get much better than South Carolina. Almost 5,000 Manufacturing and Manufacturing-related businesses are in the state in fields ranging from plastics to technology, and pharmaceuticals to minerals. In fact, 97% of all South Carolina’s total merchandise exports are manufactured goods. 

Pathways to Success: Manufacturing Edition. Accessed October 1, 2015. ed.sc.gov

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Pathways to Success: Manufacturing Edition. Accessed October 1, 2015. ed.sc.gov

William Gregg | S.C. Hall of Fame

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William Gregg (1800-1867) was born in Charleston and was a leading advocate of Southern industrialization. He founded a successful cotton mill in Graniteville, South Carolina and brought the concept...
Company President | Career Aisle

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The president of a specialty fiber company discusses his career path, education, and starting a business in the specialty synthetic fiber industry, using recycled items.
Manufacturing | Career Aisle

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A representative of International Knife and Saw discusses his company, where plants are located, and products that are manufactured with the help of their blades used in manufacturing. Information...
James C. Self, Sr. | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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James C. Self, Sr. (1876–1955) James C. Self, Sr. took a rundown cotton mill and turned it into what has been called "The Greenwood Story," and his is one of the most notable success stories in South...
John E. Swearingen | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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John E. Swearingen (1918–2007) John E. Swearingen retired as chairman of the board of directors of Standard Oil Company (Indiana), now BP–Amoco Corporation, on his 65th birthday anniversary, September...
Business Unit Manager | Career Aisle

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A business unit manager at Eaton Hydraulics discusses her responsibilities. She also discusses her education, what subjects are important to do well in, and the importance of working as part of a team...
John A. Warren | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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John A. Warren (1925-2009) John Warren retired as chairman and chief executive of SCANA Corporation in January 1990, but 18 months later he was working again, as chairman of the South Carolina State...
Machine Operator | Career Aisle

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A machine operator at Eaton Hydraulics diescribes his job and his background, being influenced by his father, and the courses he took in high school through vocational school. He suggests being early...