Upstate Headlines: Upstate dominates among fastest-growing companies

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A collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of September 22, 2014.

Upstate dominates among fastest-growing companies– Upstate companies dominated the list of the 2014 top 25 fastest-growing companies recognized by the Capital Corporation at its inaugural CEO RoundTable event last week at the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce in Columbia…

‘Embrace globalization and execute locally’– As the Upstate positions itself as a hub for global commerce, the International Center of the Upstate and the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) assembled a panel of noted executives to discuss the possibilities of adding to the area’s 230 international companies…

Nonprofit aims to organize local foods for profit– The rural and urban pieces of the Upstate’s food system might be much better connected in five years if a new nonprofit effort is successful. A newly launched nonprofit called Feed & Seed plans to connect area farmers with urban consumers and industrial producers, increasing earnings and creating an atmosphere that will attract new business…

The sky’s the limit– Collaboration is essential to success in business today. And make no mistake, collaboration also underpins Greenville County’s economic development strategies, and is central to helping this community realize its unlimited potential for an even brighter future with more and better jobs…

Bruce Wood’s bright idea– America in 1976 was a challenging time for Parker High School graduate Bruce Wood. The Vietnam War ended his junior year, but the social and political turmoil it had wrought still resonated nationwide…

Clemson collaborates with Adobe to build digital studio– In a first-of-its-kind partnership between Adobe’s education division and a university, Clemson University announced the construction of a new Adobe Digital Studio…

Wells Fargo announces $2.8M investment in SC– Wells Fargo & Company announced a $2.8 million investment in 375 philanthropic organizations across SC through August 31…

$20M industrial center underway on White Horse Road– Designed for distribution and light manufacturing, the White Horse Industrial Center is currently under development on a 450-acre site in Greenville County…