Five York County firms are again listed on the Grant Thornton LLP’s 30th annual ranking of the state’s top 100 privately-held firms.
Comporium remained 11th on the list. Other firms from the county are WDS of Lake Wylie, a custom warehouse distributor, 29th; Springs Creative of Rock Hill, 43rd; AME of Fort Mill, an industrial contractor that rents equipment such as cranes, 65th and Wing Fan LP of Rock Hill, which makes modular axial impellers, 100th.
The list, compiled in cooperation with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, includes companies that voluntarily submit their net revenues for the year. To qualify, companies must be privately held, headquartered in South Carolina and cannot be a subsidiary of another company, according to Grant Thornton LLP.
Another York County company, 3D Systems of Rock Hill was named one of America’s Best Small Companies for 2014, according to a Forbes ranking. Forbes ranked the Rock Hill-based company 43rd on a list of 100 top companies.
• Workers’ compensation attorneyDavid Benson
of theElrod Pope Law Firm
has been approved to serve as a Circuit Court Mediator by the South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification.
Benson was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1984 and has had a workers’ compensation practice for more than 25 years. At Elrod Pope Law Firm, he focuses on helping injured workers solve problems with their employers and workers’ compensation insurance companies. Benson’s name has been placed on the roster of neutrals certified for court appointment that is maintained at the South Carolina Bar.
is expanding its Union County textile manufacturing facility. The $5 million investment is expected to create 35 new jobs.
Standard Textile, 100 Highpoint Drive, is adding 39,000 square feet that will allow it to increase terry towel finishing capabilities. The expanded plant will also facilitate new partnerships and opportunities in Standard Textile’s yarn spinning, yarn preparation, and weaving processes.
ReadySC, a division of the S.C. Technical College System, will be assisting with recruitment and training of potential employees for these 35 new jobs. To apply for these positions, go to www.readysc.org/standardtextile.
For information on Standard Textile, go to www.standardtextile.com.
•BlueCross’ BLUE mobile store RV
will be in Rock Hill to help people sign up for insurance as required by theAffordable Care Act
The schedule is noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at 2174 Cerry Road, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at 2174 Cherry Road.