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Planned expressly as South Carolina’s state capital, Columbia has grown from a busy cotton and textile town into a government powerhouse, military training center, locus of higher education, and flourishing financial haven. Home to multinational corporations, boutique businesses, and all the intermediaries, the city is recognized for its livability and solid business climate. While Columbia caters to a diversity of markets, it is especially devoted to the fields of healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, and banking. Columbia Business Monthly keeps abreast of all these various enterprises, sharing news of start-ups, relocations, and developments as they occur. We explore the operations and philosophies of featured companies on a regular basis, highlighting their practices and successes to prove the value of community dynamism. We also offer a broad perspective on the business climate from folks in the know, granting our readers a practical, experienced outlook.

One SC Awards $266,500 in Recovery Grants

Dec 06, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

The latest round of grantees will provide volunteer labor and additional financial support for projects ranging from mold remediation to complete home rebuilds.

Rhythmlink Launches New Product Line

Dec 05, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The Quick Connect System is a line of disposable EEG electrodes arranged in multiple electrode arrays, resulting in fewer connection points and easier organization of lead wires at bedside.

SCE&G Dedicates Otarre Solar Park

Dec 05, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

Otarre Solar Park developer TIG Sun Energy and project builder Hannah Solar Government Services participated in the dedication ceremony.

Ritedose to Expand Richland Operations

Nov 30, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

The Ritedose Corporation, a pharmaceutical products manufacturer, is expanding its Richland County operations with a $10 million investment.

Florence Judicial Center to Open 2018

Nov 30, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

Stevens & Wilkinson, a full-service architecture, engineering, and interior design firm based in Atlanta, Ga. and Columbia, announced ongoing progress of the Florence County Judicial Center.

MTC Hosts IT Needs Discussion

Nov 30, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames said that, with the exponential growth of IT in the Midlands, a discussion with area CEOs about the Columbia IT environment was critical.

Williams Predicts More Aerospace Growth

Nov 30, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Williams, vice president and general manager at TIGHTCO’s Ladson plant, is also the new chairman of the advisory board of industry promotional organization SC Aerospace.

Aviation High Schools Take Wing

Nov 30, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Leaders statewide hope this school year serves as a taxiway for that workforce development to take off. Officials say as many as 15 high schools are considering adopting the aerospace curriculum.

What’s Your Employee Retention Plan?

Nov 27, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Five areas of focus to help keep top talent

SCBIO Picks Ford For First VP

Nov 21, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Ford departs Poly-Med, a global innovation company that is developing absorbable polymers and constructs for the medical device industry.

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