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Blackbaud conference on track

While conferences around the nation have been canceled in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Blackbaud's International Conference on Philanthropy is still on track for next month. Perhaps that is because much of what the conference is all about is more pertinent these days. Continue reading

Glass in space

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration plans a space test of a special type of fused silica glass made by Corning Inc., which manufactures the material at its Goose Creek plant and elsewhere. Continue reading

Robert Bosch named as top manufacturer

Robert Bosch Corp.'s Charleston plant has been named Manufacturer of the Year in the large employer category by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading

Blackbaud celebrates 20th anniversary at conference event

About 1,000 representatives of nonprofit organizations helped Blackbaud celebrate its 20th anniversary at an event held at the company’s headquarters during the International Conference on Philanthropy. The company, which focuses exclusively on serving the technology needs of nonprofits, marked the occasion by donating a total of $20,000 to three organizations, drawn at random from those attending the conference. Continue reading

Database to assist minority, women-owned businesses

The City of Charleston’s Minority Business Development Office has created Charleston’s only database of minority- and women-owned businesses. Continue reading

eGroup secures bid for bank application hosting

eGroup, a Charleston-based technology solutions company, recently won a competitive bid for AgFirst Farm Credit Bank’s application hosting. Continue reading

EMA ranked among top government contractors

Technology company Eagan McAllister Associates Inc.— based in Lexington Park, Md., but with a principal office in Hanahan—has been ranked No. 35 in Government Executive Magazine’s list of top U.S. Navy contractors and No. 172 among top government contractors. Continue reading

Lykes Lines upgrades U.S. to Africa trade route

The SPA has successfully lured Lykes Lines shipping service from Savannah to Charleston, meaning 26 ships a year and increased business on the growing trade route. Continue reading

NYU joins local publisher in ‘Attack on America’ project

The New York University School of Journalism is collaborating with Charleston book publisher Booksurge.com and international news and editorial opinion site Bluear.com to produce 09/11 8:48 A.M.; Documenting America’s Greatest Tragedy, a collection of first-hand accounts from survivors of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Continue reading

Polymer Group reaches fabrics-supply agreement with DuPont

Polymer Group of North Charleston has entered into an agreement to produce Miratec brand fabrics that will be used in weather-resistant clothing for the DuPont Advanced Fibers Systems business. Continue reading
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