“When you look at the aerospace footprint, with Joint Base Charleston, the growing airport, a supplier base that continues to expand, and our own long-term growth strategy, we're going to have a great future together.”
Former Vice President & General Manager
Boeing, South Carolina
The Charleston region offers deep expertise in manufacturing, R&D, IT, and is home to a high concentration of engineering and software talent, as well as a growing pool of skilled technicians
Charleston is building a sustainable workforce pipeline by strategically aligning its education and training infrastructure with its high impact clusters. In fiscal year 2019-2020, ReadySC, a free, customized workforce training program for companies creating new, high wage jobs in the Charleston region, trained more than 2,000 skilled workers for 97 companies.