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Workforce

Workforce

With access to a workforce of more than 400,000 people within the labor draw area, Pickens County companies have an ample labor pool from which to draw.  It is a diverse workforce - comprised of workers skilled in advanced manufacturing techniques in industries ranging from metalworking and automotive to fibers and implanted cardio defibrillators.

Availability

In addition to the availability of Pickens County's highly-skilled workforce, local companies have access to an additional 400,000 potential employees within county's labor draw area.

Affordability

The affordability of Pickens County's local workforce offers companies a competitive advantage.

Unions

There are no manufacturing labor unions in Pickens County and its status as a right-to-work state makes South Carolina's unionization rate one of the lowest in the country. 

Major Employers

Pickens County has a diverse business and industry community. Major employers in the county include manufacturers, universities and retailers.

Scholar Technician

In Pickens County, we are developing a new type of student, the Scholar Technician, who not only excels in the classroom, but is also learning and developing the technical skills required in today's advanced manufacturing environment.

 

Alliance Pickens
P.O. Box 149 - 1390 Smith Grove Road, Liberty, SC 29657
Phone: 864.898.1500 Fax: 864.843.5790