Upstate Business Journal
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COVER STORY | TRANSFORMING TEXTILES

Developers are reinventing landmarks of the Upstate’s past into part of a vital economic future

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JUMPSTART | THINKING DESIGN

DesignThinkers Group pioneers human-centered design in S.C.

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MILESTONE | 'WE DID IT ON FAITH'

Loyalty and quality mark Gray Engineering Consultants’ 30 years in business

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CABELA'S HAS COMPETITION

Bass Pro Shops is coming to Spartanburg County

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TECH & DESGN

UK Company Buys Selah Genomics for $75M

April 18, 2014

Innovate by Guest Contributor
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Learning Across Borders

While these websites and gadgets have greatly helped us to gain knowledge at blazing speeds, another more traditional method for learning about other people (as well as about ourselves and the world in which we live) has been through study abroad programs. The benefits of study abroad programs can range from the tangible to the intangible. Keep Reading Learning Across Borders
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‘We Did It on Faith’

It was on Tax Day 30 years ago that Ronnie Gray’s lifelong fascination with construction and a desire to make a place for a family business culminated in Gray Engineering Consultants in Greenville, S.C. Keep Reading ‘We Did It on Faith’
Entrepreneur by Jennifer Oladipo
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Thinking Design

Partners Joel Van Dyke and Marc Bolick started an independent firm affiliated with the Amsterdam-based DesignThinkers group, which applies human-centered design principles to solving problems in non-design businesses. It is one of 13 worldwide. Keep Reading Thinking Design
by Sherry Jackson
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Mill Madness

Once the historic centers of economic activity, textile mills are finding new life in the Upstate. Keep Reading Mill Madness
by Joe Toppe
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Nanotubes Hold Powerful Promise

A new particle-sized technology at Clemson University is playing the lead role in a four-year research project at the school’s Nanomaterials Center. At 10,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair, carbon nanotubes could one day power industrial tools, run consumer electronics and help to reduce carbon emissions. Keep Reading Nanotubes Hold Powerful Promise

April 17, 2014

by April A. Morris
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GHS, Oconee Medical Center Closer to Merger

Oconee Medical Center has taken another step in the process to become part of Greenville Health System (GHS) after both boards approved a non-binding Letter of Intent last week. In January, the two systems approved a Memorandum of Understanding to study opportunities to collaborate and develop a specific agreement. Keep Reading GHS, Oconee Medical Center Closer to Merger
by Jennifer Oladipo
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Duke to Expand Gas, Solar Power

Duke Energy Carolinas received approval last week from the state Public Service Commission (PSC) to build a natural gas plant in Anderson County, one of several pieces in the company’s plan to diversify its energy platform. The company is also reviewing proposals for solar power projects in the Carolinas. Keep Reading Duke to Expand Gas, Solar Power
by Joe Toppe
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Greer-Made BMW Models Recalled

Defective bolts in the six-cylinder engines of luxury cars and SUVs made by BMW has led to the automaker’s recall of more than 156,000 vehicles sold in the United States, including the X3, X5 and X6 models made in Greer. Keep Reading Greer-Made BMW Models Recalled
by Sherry Jackson
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Clemson MRED Celebrates 10 Years

Clemson University’s Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Saturday, April 12, at the ONE Building in Greenville. The milestone coincided with the program’s early spring move to the ONE Building, its new permanent downtown location. Keep Reading Clemson MRED Celebrates 10 Years