Industry Today Volume 22 Issue 4

Thorne knew Charleston would be an attractive location for its 300+ employees and potential new talent. Thorne also discovered the com- munity’s life science leaders were willing to col- laborate on research and testing. Consequently, Thorne has developed a close, cooperative rela- tionship with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston. Hillrom, a global maker of hospital beds, stretchers and other medical supplies is anoth- er Charleston success story. Formerly known as Trumpf Medical, the company opened its 24 INDUSTRY TODAY FEATURE - CHARLESTON REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE