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Volta Pro receives A Rating from Cadalyst

GREENVILLE, S.C - Computer Direct Outlet’s Volta Pro product line recently received an “A” rating from Cadalyst Magazine. The Volta Pro features Intel Core i7 and Xeon CPUs, the fastest available SSDs, and NVIDIA Quadro and AMD FirePro graphic cards. It is housed in a Fractal Design case, customized with a satin coat of automotive…
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Worthwhile adds Preston Stadtmiller

[caption id="attachment_1730" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Preston Stadtmiller[/caption] Worthwhile, a customer-driven web, mobile, and software development firm, announces the addition of Preston Stadtmiller as its new Client Solutions Manager. Stadtmiller, who most recently worked for Oracle, attended college in Greenville and began his career as a data analyst at Resurgent Capital Services here. Statdmiller returns to Greenville…
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Span-America reports improved first quarter 2016 results

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Span-America Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAN) today reported growth in sales and net income for the first quarter ended January 2, 2016. Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 rose 18% to $1.1 million compared with $970,000 in the first quarter of fiscal 2015. Earnings per diluted share rose 28% to…
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AVX Corporation declares dividend

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Board of Directors of AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) recently declared a dividend of $0.105 per common share for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record on February 19, 2016 and will be disbursed on March 4, 2016. AVX, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, is…
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Scio Diamond receives another patent for lab-grown diamonds

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Scio Diamond Technology Corporation (OTCBB: SCIO), which produces lab-grown diamonds, has received its 28th US patent for its unique process to grow diamonds that are chemically, physically and optically identical to mined diamonds. The newest patent is for Gemstone Production from Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Diamond Plate and was granted on January 5, 2016.…
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Easley High School preparing for robot invasion

Easley High School is bracing for a robot invasion this weekend, as it prepares to host the South Carolina FIRST LEGO League West State Championship. Approximately 400 students from 55 teams across the western half of the state will descend on EHS on Saturday morning to test their robotics skills against each other. The theme of this…
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Teams from eight colleges meet Saturday in cybersecurity competition

CLEMSON – Nearly 60 students representing eight universities from around the Southeast will turn Clemson University’s Hendrix Student Center into a cybersecurity battleground in Saturday’s GhostRed competition, held in conjunction with General Electric (GE) Power engineers and Clemson University’s Office of Information Security and Privacy. The event, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the…
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AT&T names Ford regional director for the Upstate

GREENVILLE, SC — AT&T* today announced the appointment of Terrance Ford as Regional Director of External Affairs for the Upstate, succeeding Jim Evers, who retired. “I am pleased to welcome Terrance to the External Affairs team,” said Pamela Lackey, president of AT&T South Carolina. “He brings a tremendous combination of technical expertise and local knowledge that…
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AVX Corporation announces preliminary Q3 results

GREENVILLE, S.C. - AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today reported preliminary unaudited results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2015. Chief Executive Officer and President, John Sarvis, stated, “We completed our third quarter of the fiscal year with net sales of $287.0 million for the quarter, reflecting some seasonality effect in the United States and Europe…
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Kemet Corporation reports preliminary fiscal 2016 Q3 results

GREENVILLE, SC - KEMET Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today reported preliminary results for our third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2015. Net sales of $177.2 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 decreased 4.8% from net sales of $186.1 million for the prior quarter ended September 30, 2015 and…
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