Top Industries

South Carolina has built an impressive aerospace industry. South Carolina is home to more than 180 aerospace-related companies employing more than 19,000 people.

Approximately 250 automotive and automotive-related companies have operations in South Carolina, including original equipment manufacturers and expansive tier one and tier two suppliers. 

South Carolina has an expanding biotechnology and life sciences industry cluster comprised of manufacturing, life science-related research and development and service companies. 

South Carolina is home to the seventh-largest container port in the United States in the Port of Charleston. South Carolina's five major airports (and proximity to major airports in Charlotte and...