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Columbia SC News Update 08-25-2011

Small, high-impact firms help state’s recovery

Local high-impact firms accounted for only 2.7% of privately owned S.C. businesses, but had 66.8% of all net gains in employment, according to a new study of 2004-2008 data from the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business.

New manufacturing training center to open in Laurens

The new Laurens Advanced Manufacturing Training Center will help prepare a workforce for a county that could see significant job growth after ZF Group opens a transmissions plant there.

Sonoco CEO to keynote Green Business Conference

Harris E. Deloach Jr., chairman and CEO of global packaging manufacturer Sonoco, will deliver the keynote address at the fifth annual S.C. Green is Good for Business Conference on Sept. 13 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

Beyer new dean of CIU College of Arts and Sciences

Bryan Beyer has been a professor at Columbia International University since 1985, and served as undergraduate dean from 1994-2001, and as dean of students from 2001-2004.

Two HSB attorneys relocate practices

Two Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd P.A. shareholders, Tara E. Nauful and Sarah P. Spruill, have relocated to the firm’s offices in the Lowcountry and Upstate, the firm said.

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