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36301
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An educational software and e-textbook company has proven to be a maven for North Carolina’s current educational system. Promoting Discovery Educations’ endeavor is a discussion of receptivity already found among today’s students and growing receptivity among educators for their products.
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24993
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Part seven of a twelve part series traces the history of Charlotte from beginning of the Jim Crow era through the Prohibition.
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24356
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Wayland Cato Jr. owns the Charlotte-based discount retailer Cato Corporation. The family-based business has experienced many ups and downs over the years.
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24389
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Hand Held Products is a Charlotte-based company that specializes in computer technology and made a splash in the market after creating the Micro-Wand, the gadget FedEx uses to keep track of packages it delivers. This article discusses how the company hopes to make more products and increase its revenues.
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32320
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The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Central Piedmont Community College have generated a unique program for improving the supply of skilled labor in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. The community college is helping businesses by providing workers training in technical and trade areas, such as welding and metal work. Several Charlotte welding firms are already beginning intensive drives to recruit people for classes at the community college.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 4, Apr 1969, p33-34, il, por
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24213
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The author discusses the intricacies of demolishing old neighborhoods to rebuild them into modern homes and businesses. Simonini Builders Inc., based out of Charlotte, is the focus of this article.
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24357
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Commerce officials in North Carolina encourage local businesses to sell overseas, but relatively few have explored the options of selling products abroad. The experience of Arcon Manufacturing Incorporated, a Charlotte-based manufacturer of grain silos, illustrates the challenges of conducting business overseas.
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28607
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Charlotte’s General Steel Drum has secured a profitable share of the U.S. container market. The company boasts a state-of-the art manufacturing process and is a small family company. The history of the company and how it competes against larger companies owned by conglomerates is described.
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36245
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Discussed was the increasing role that farmers have been playing in the development of renewable energy industries such as solar and wind. Examples profiled were a solar farm owned by Charlotte based Birdseye Renewable Energy LLC, located on a three hundred acre farm in Robeson County. Noted also was Duke’s Dogwood solar farm in Halifax County.
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24283
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Nucor Corp is a company based out of Charlotte that makes sheet steel, a raw material for everything from car fenders to refrigerators. The new CEO, Daniel R. DiMicco, hopes he can expand the company commercially.
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3008
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Sea-Land Services, Inc., the inventor of container shipping, is the country's largest ocean cargo carrier. The company's relocation to Charlotte in 1995 has meant employment for 1,500 and a payroll of $34 million.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 8, Aug 1996, p32-34, il
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30623
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With the recent growth of local company AvidXchange, Charlotte is becoming a center for technology alongside its financial industry identity. With its automated accounts payable technology, AvidXchange helps businesses simplify their cash flow logistics.
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30629
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Charlotte based SkillPop creates "pop-up learning communities" which provides adult enrichment classes for the DIY individuals who prefer to learn in person. Offering a wide variety of classes and classroom settings, SkillPop has expanded into Raleigh, with plan of future growth.
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24370
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A Charlotte infertility clinic, the Center for Reproductive Medicine, ran into trouble after mismanaging their money. Such medical facilities are still are still primarily businesses that need to demonstrate good management skills in order to achieve success.
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24298
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Charlotte has seen an increase in construction downtown recently, as businesses move into the region. Two banks, Bank-America Corp. and First Union Corp., are competing for the distinction of having the tallest buildings in the city. Both banks have big construction plans for the future.