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US&S Announces Approval of SBA Mentor-Protege Relationship with McCrory Construction Company, LLC

July 9, 2010

Greenville, SC - Universal Supplies & Services, Inc. (US&S) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in Washington, D.C., has officially approved the company's proposed Mentor Protégé Partnership with McCrory Construction Company, LLC (McCrory), out of Columbia, SC.

The purpose of the 8(a) SBA Mentor Protégé Program is to enhance the development of Protégé firms and encourage approved Mentors to provide various forms of assistance to eligible 8(a) participants to ensure growth of contracting opportunity experience and overall financial viability. The Team is excited about the endeavors that lie ahead!

McCrory, founded in 1918, specializes in retail, industrial, health care, commercial, and multifamily housing construction and is licensed to build in nine (9) states throughout the southeastern United States. McCrory emphasizes the team approach and offers general construction, design/build and construction management services tailored to the needs of each client.

US&S has three primary business units including: US&S Electrical, US&S Construction, and US&S Facilities Support Services. These units provide supply chain solutions and services to government, commercial, healthcare, and industrial clients. US&S holds US SBA 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) certifications. The company headquarters is located in Greenville, South Carolina, with satellite locations in Dania Beach, Florida, and Kings Bay, Georgia.
For further information, contact Euleta Hagins, US&S Business Development Manager, via email at

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