The Better Business Bureau of the Upstate recently presented 15 area companies with the 2013 Business of Integrity Award in categories including marketplace ethics, customer service and community service.
According to Renata Parker, director of public relations for the BBB of the Upstate, “the Business of Integrity Award is open to all for-profit businesses in the 10-county area of the Upstate. The award recognizes businesses for their commitment to exceptional marketplace standards that benefit their consumers, employees, suppliers, industry peers and the communities in which they do business.”
Applicants submitted an essay or completed a questionnaire, then BBB staff and independent volunteers reviewed applications.
In the one-10 employees category, Bentley’s Heating & Air and Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions won the Marketplace Ethics Award; Capehart Family & Cosmetic Dentistry and Dillard-Jones Builders won the Community Service Award; Premiere PC Technology Group won the Customer Service Award; Cottman Transmission won the Community and Customer Service Award; and Mr. Transmission won the Marketplace Ethics Award.
In the 11-49 employees category, The Marchant Company won the Marketplace Ethics Award; and Grier Roofing, Joe Roberson and Son Roofing, and The Turner Agency Inc. won the Customer Service Award.
In the 50-199 employees category, SC Telco Federal Credit Union won the Community Service Award and Dick Brooks Honda won the Customer Service Award. In addition, in the 200+ employees category, American Credit Acceptance won the Marketplace Ethics Award and Toyota of Greenville won the Customer Service Award.