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18925
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Durham has a large variety of industries. Among the best known are the tobacco factories, which employ over 6,000. Textile plants employ thousands of workers. Other plants make sheets and pillow-cases, medicines, fertilizers, wooden boxes, and many other products. Almost all the industries are working three shifts with 90 to 95 percent of their products going into the war effort.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 34, Jan 1943, p14-15, 17-20, il
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19726
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A Durham-based company is building a new green vehicle. The organic transit business is assembling a new vehicle called the ELF (Electric, Light, and Fun). An ELF is a hybrid bicycle and electric car powered either by pedaling or the solar panel on its roof.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 22, May 2013, p15, 17, il Periodical Website
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24218
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The Merck and Co. deal, in which the company would build a vaccine plant in Durham, raises questions about where the state is going with economic incentives.
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24395
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Durham is home to five nationally-recognized weight-loss centers that bring people in from all over the states. Some of those who have sought help at weight-loss centers eventually fell in love with the area and stayed to start businesses of their own.
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32903
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The City and County of Durham is an area specialized in medical and health-related industries. Proclaimed as the “City of Medicine,” Durham is the center of prominent medical centers, hospitals, research, and health services.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 39 Issue 10, Oct 1981, p21-46, il, por
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36230
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In the midst of highly publicized food safety incidents and the FDA’s more stringent documentation restrictions came companies such as FoodLogiQ. Attesting its effectiveness as a food software consulting company is a Buffalo Wild Wings senior supply professional. This employee reported an almost 90 percent decrease in time spent tracking and managing quality issues since the BWW became a FoodLogiQ customer.
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36231
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Building a quality workplace has become about fulfilling needs such as attracting and retaining talent, managing costs, and promoting engagement and productivity. Hill, Chesson, and Woody believes these needs can be fulfilled by offering solutions tailored to each business’ objectives; program effectiveness and efficiency; employees’ well-being; cross-industry services. Asserting its approach’s success were awards such as the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Company and Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.
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36307
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The ELF—a conglomeration of a car, bike, and trike—intends to ease traveling in an increasingly urbanized world. Companies on a roll with this form of transportation include the profiled Organic Transit of Durham and its European counterpart, Schaeffler AG. Promotion of the product included these advantages: safer than a bicycle, more weather resistant than a scooter, and not subject to laws related to the electronic bike market.