Business In Brief - September 25, 2007

Chamber lunch to feature DiGiorgio

Winthrop University President Anthony DiGiorgio will speak Wednesday at the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce's membership lunch at the City Club of Rock Hill, 140 E. Main St.

The lunch will be from noon to 1 p.m.

DiGiorgio will provide updates on Winthrop. Now in his 19th year, DiGiorgio is the longest-serving president of any public college or university in South Carolina.

The lunch is sponsored by SunTrust Mortgage. Cost is $15 for chamber members and $20 for nonmembers. To make a reservation, call Aimee Pertuset at 324-7500 or apertuset@

3D sells system to German company

3D Systems, which makes three-dimensional printers, announced Monday it has sold a laser parts manufacturing system to CNC Speedform of Germany.

The equipment -- a Sinterstation Pro 230 SLS System -- is the second to be purchased by CNC. It uses computer-aided design data to create three-dimensional plastic parts without expensive molds and long lead times.

CNC Speedform's customers include those in automotive engineering, aerospace, household appliances and electronic and medical technology.

3D Systems moved its headquarters to Rock Hill from Valencia, Calif., last fall. The company and York Technical College recently opened 3D Systems University next to the headquarters.

Triplett-King firm celebrates 10 years

Triplett-King & Associates, a consulting engineering firm, is celebrating 10 years in business, according to a company statement.

Triplett-King services include engineering for highway and railroad bridge design, roadway design, construction inspection, material testing and intelligent transportation systems inspection.

Triplett-King & Associates was founded by Jim Triplett and Merritt King. The company has 40 employees with offices in Rock Hill, Columbia, Aiken and Charleston and has completed more than 250 transportation design and inspection projects.

Business after hours event today in York

YORK -- The Greater York Chamber of Commerce will host a business after hours today from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at NetSouth, 24 N. Congress St.