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13876
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Sharpe discusses the pioneering of free enterprise in Alamance County. Examining the history, geography, wartime activities, industry, religion, and school systems in Alamance, this article offers facts regarding one of North Carolina's most prosperous localities.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 50, May 1953, p1-2, 22, il
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18832
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Since its beginning Burlington has been a progressive industrial center, and it is one of the best business towns in the state. The city has twenty-four hosiery mills, with seventeen others scattered around the state. Twenty-six textile mills manufacture rayon, flannels, mattress felt, and other items. Over fifty other industries make everything from coffins to ice cream. Fairchild Aircraft has just opened and will be turning out planes soon.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 29, Dec 1942, p12, 14, 16-19, 24, il
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24159
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Glen Raven, Inc. is a 129-year-old textile maker that continues to thrive in Alamance County. The author presents some of the fabrics the company makes and why it has been so successful throughout the years.
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24181
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Dave King is chief executive of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, North America's second largest clinical laboratory. King discusses how he became the Corporations CEO and his plans for its future.
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24328
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Sonny Wilburn, president of the Alamance County Chamber of Commerce, hoped Mercedes-Benz would build its first American factory in North Carolina. The German company involved a number of states in a bidding competition which would ultimately decide where the factory would be built.
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24492
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TS Designs in Burlington is a corporate company that prioritizes social benefits over maximizing profits. Following the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994, TS Designs lost many customers to overseas producers, which forced the company to cut jobs. Now, the company is coming back strong and focuses on using American-made material for its products.
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22727
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Sleep is big business for Mebane, North Carolina-based, and the state's largest, mattress maker Kingsdown, Inc. Taking on the bigger mattress companies by touting high-end design and artistry, the premium, hand-made mattress business is expanding into smart mattresses controlled with electronics, and into larger international markets.
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