Mechatronics is the synergistic combination of precision mechanical engineering, electronic control and systems thinking in the design of products and manufacturing processes. Opportunities are many, and the demand for training in this field is steadily growing in the Upstate of South Carolina and beyond.
Spartanburg, S.C. is well-known for its textile manufacturing and for being a railroad hub. Dr. Philip Racine, Professor of History at Wofford College, delves a little deeper.
South Carolina’s unemployment rate is currently 6.6 percent. That’s lower than it has been in the last couple of years, but jobs are available. The problem that sometimes keeps employers and employees apart is not knowing how to find each other. SC Works Upstate is an organization that is building a reputation in the upstate of bringing the two together.