Better Business Bureau® of the Upstate SC, a private, non-profit organization serving the 10-county Upstate area, presented seven area companies with the 2014 Business of Integrity Award during a ceremony on Thursday, October 30th 2014 at Hilton Greenville.Sponsored by American Fabrication and Grier Roofing Company, the Business of Integrity Awards recognize outstanding businesses for their commitment to exceptional marketplace standards that benefit their consumers, employees, suppliers, industry peers and the communities in which they do business.Applications were accepted from Upstate businesses in the following categories: marketplace ethics, customer service and community service. The winners of the 2014 Business of Integrity Awards were as follows:Dave’s Roofing – Customer Service, 1-10 Employees CategoryAmerican Eagle Builders/Arthur Rutenburg Homes – Marketplace Ethics Award of a Local Affiliate or Franchise of a Regional/National Company, 1-10 Employees CategoryHerlong Bates Burnett Insurance – Community Service Award, 11-49 Employees CategoryCarolina Foothills Federal Credit Union – Marketplace Ethics Award, 11-49 Employees CategoryAmerican Fabrication – Customer Service Award, 50-199 Employees CategoryMartin Printing Company – Marketplace Ethics Award, 50-199 Employees CategoryGuy Roofing – Community Service Award, 50-199 Employees Category “Integrity and ethics in business are more important than ever before,” said Vee Daniel, president/CEO, Better Business Bureau of the Upstate. “We received a number of applicants and the decision to narrow it down was a challenging one for our panel of judges. We believe the seven companies selected this year epitomize BBB’s high standards for ethics in business. These trustworthy companies make the Upstate a better place to do business.”-30-About BBBFor more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2013, people turned to BBB more than 132 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 4.5 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. The Council of Better Business Bureaus is the umbrella organization for 112 local, independent BBBs across North America, as well as home to its national programs on dispute resolution, advertising review, and industry self-regulation.