Columbia Missourian - Business Spotlight

Columbia HQ: A look at 10 businesses based in the city

We are bringing you a special newsletter today. The stories in this section highlight the companies that have made their home in Columbia, including Veterans United, Socket, MBS Textbooks, Equipment Share and more.

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Can't afford to buy a bulldozer? EquipmentShare can help you out

What started as a small startup in 2014 has turned into an innovative, multidimensional equipment company. Read more


Columbia headquarters create jobs and boost local economy

The Columbia metropolitan area — including Boone, Howard and Cooper counties — has 44 headquartered firms Read more


Shelter Insurance to celebrate 75 years in Columbia

Founded in 1946, Shelter Insurance has been a staple company in Columbia for three-quarters of a century. Read more


Socket's growth is fast, just like its internet speeds

Socket prides itself on being a local provider of high-speed internet. The company's biggest challenge is meeting the demand. Read more


MBS adapts to uncertain times by constant innovation

MBS Textbook Exchange started as a teaching supplies and furniture company; it now employs over 1,000 workers. Read more

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