Berkeley County Ranked 8th Best in U.S. for Attracting Talent

[November 14, 2019] According to the Post and Courier, Berkeley County ranked 8th in the Nation for attracting new talent. “A new report that measures counties’ attractiveness to new talent placed Berkeley County eighth among the nation’s top-ranking… Read More

Trident Workforce Development Area Incumbent Worker Training Program Funding Available

[Oct. 23, 2019] Incumbent Worker Training funds (IWT) is being made available under provisions of the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act.   The Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Program provides funding to help cover the costs of training needed to… Read More

Timberland High School opens state-of-the-art welding lab

(October 18, 2019) – The $500,000 welding lab is a result of the collaboration of the Berkeley County Economic Development, W International, Pacolet Milliken /Cooper River Partners and Berkeley Electric Cooperative. With the help of local business/industry partners,… Read More

W INTERNATIONAL CREATING MORE THAN 600 JOBS IN BERKELEY COUNTY

Metal fabricator investing $35.2 million to support submarine industry BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. [TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018] – W International, a full-service manufacturer of large, complex, welded metal fabrications, today announced plans to locate new production operations in Berkeley County. The… Read More

$100,000 AVAILABLE TO TRI-COUNTY EMPLOYERS SEEKING TO TRAIN CURRENT EMPLOYEES

$100,000 AVAILABLE TO TRI-COUNTY EMPLOYERS SEEKING TO TRAIN CURRENT EMPLOYEES DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS DEC. 13   NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Dec. 3, 2018) – Federal Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) funds totaling $100,000 are available through the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity… Read More

TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS OFFERING FREE LEAN MANUFACTURING TRAINING FOR 84 PARTICIPANTS THROUGH THE MANUFIRSTSC GRANT PROGRAM

TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS OFFERING FREE LEAN MANUFACTURING TRAINING FOR 84 PARTICIPANTS THROUGH THE MANUFIRSTSC GRANT PROGRAM Trident Technical College December 3, 2018 The demand for workers in high-tech lean manufacturing is expected to continue to surge in… Read More

Volvo Cars US Operations in Berkeley County Wins South Carolina Chamber Awards

Volvo Cars US Operations in Berkeley County Wins South Carolina Chamber Awards for Workforce Development and Manufacturing Employee of the Year 2018 Workforce Innovator Award for Medium-Sized Company The SC Chamber of Commerce‘s Workforce Innovator Awards honor companies… Read More

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Berkeley County Sponsors a Course for Manufacturing Training

Berkeley County Announces Additional Training for Manufacturing Jobs Sign-up and information session scheduled October 9 at 5 p.m.  MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, October 1, 2018) Berkeley County will host an information meeting to provide training for manufacturing… Read More

Volvo Car University Training Center will be cornerstone for training and leadership development for the entire Americas region

Volvo Car University Training Center will be cornerstone for training and leadership development for the entire Americas region (August 24, 2018) – Volvo Car USA announced today that the company will create Volvo Car University. The University will embody… Read More

Berkeley County SC Lean Manufacturing Course August 2018

Berkeley County Announces Additional Training for Manufacturing Jobs

Berkeley County Announces Additional Training for Manufacturing Jobs Sign-up and information session scheduled August 2 at 5 p.m.   MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, July 23, 2018) Berkeley County will host an information meeting to provide training for manufacturing positions… Read More