June 28, 2022


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SC Enterprise Corridor of Fame to induct 3 new members > Columbia Enterprise Report

Pioneers in true property, engineering and manufacturing will probably be inducted into the South Carolina Enterprise Corridor of Fame on March 10.

The hall, confirmed by Junior Accomplishment of Greater South Carolina in 1985, honors leaders who’ve nonetheless left their mark on South Carolina by personifying 4 essential values: integrity, management, respect and excellence/background of civic achievement.

The brand new inductees are: The late Norman Arnold, earlier president and CEO of Ben Arnold Co. George Greene III, founder and former CEO of Regular Engineering Laboratories and govt chair of Ingesting water Mission and Jack McBride, CEO of Contec Inc.

The ceremony will probably be held on the Pastides Alumni Middle.

“As visionary group leaders with a strong dedication to their communities, these South Carolina Firm Corridor of Fame laureates present as place kinds to present-day and future generations, inspiring them not simply to excel however to present again once more,” Casey Pash, Junior Achievement of Higher S.C. president and CEO, claimed in a data launch.

Arnold turned president and CEO of Ben Arnold Co. when his father handed away in 1963. Columbia-based principally Arnold Organizations continues to be a number one skilled actual property firm. He additionally served as director of the Wine and Spirit Wholesalers of America for 28 yrs. Arnold was a founding father of the Columbia Zoological Park and a trustee for the Healthcare College of South Carolina. His $17 million reward to the School of South Carolina financed an endowment supporting coaching, examine and common public coaching endeavours for what’s now the college’s Norman J. Arnold School of Public Wellbeing.

Greene began his personal engineering agency in 1981 quickly after doing the job for giant organizations within the U.S. and in Germany. Primary Engineering Laboratories turned simply one of many main privately held environmental laboratories within the county. Following a journey to Honduras within the late Nineties to help with hurricane aid endeavours, Greene marketed GEL and commenced a worldwide ministry, Ingesting water Mission. The nonprofit, now with greater than 430 employees members, has introduced protected and sound ingesting water to extra than seven million people in 57 nations.

McBride, a graduate of Duke College and the Wharton School on the College of Pennsylvania, started his career at Milliken proper earlier than creating Contec Inc. 31 years again. A serious maker of cleansing objects for the pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare machine industries, the company employs further than 700 people and has manufacturing web sites in Spartanburg and Suzhou, China. McBride is a Mary Black Foundation trustee and a board member of the Spartanburg Regional Well being care Basis and the United Approach of Piedmont.

Obtain Melinda Waldrop at 803-726-7542.