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With Advanced Materials being Clemson University’s dominant research enterprise, advanced materials-related companies that are located in the Upstate of South Carolina have a built-in competitive advantage. Their proximity to the world-class facilities, faculty, and students at Clemson University’s advanced materials innovation campus affords significant leveraging of the existing know-how and infrastructure.

John Ballato
Clemson Univeristy
Fellow, International Society for Optical Engineering

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Welcome Advanced Materials Companies

Advanced manufacturing requires advanced material, and Upstate South Carolina is increasingly supplying them to the world in the form of plastics, optics, photonics, advanced textiles and metals. Explore what Upstate materials manufacturers have to offer the healthcare, automotive and aviation industries.

The Clemson University Advanced Materials Center, an innovative campus and technology park located in Upstate South Carolina, is a powerful magnet for the advanced materials industry.

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Available Properties

Abbeville Spec Building
COMMUNITY: Abbeville
COUNTY: Abbeville

Excellent opportunity in rural Upstate SC

  • 60,000 sq feet, expandable up to 180,000+
  • 28'6" ceiling heights
  • Less than 1/10 mile to 4-laned SC 72
  • Excess capacity available for water and sewer

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Strategic Location

Located in the northwestern corner of South Carolina, Upstate SC is strategically positioned between two of the largest cities in the Southeastern United States: Charlotte and Atlanta. The Upstate is home to some of the world's most forward thinking companies including world leaders in the development and application of cutting-edge technologies in a multitude of industries.