The Crown Jewel of manufacturing
Piedmont Technical College's first Center for Advanced Manufacturing - one of the first of its kind in the nation - is located in Laurens County.
Now, the CAM is a model for the rest of SC in keeping the state competitive in manufacturing, Piedmont Tech is building a CAM in its home base of Greenwood County, and Tri-County Tech (the bridge to Clemson) is building one, also. The Laurens County CAM is going on its Phase III expansion and will be adding addition classroom and manufacturing lab space.
This is an on-line article highlighting Laurens County's JEWEL OF MANUFACTURING: