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3529
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The manufacturing industry provides over thirty percent of the gross state product and twenty-five percent of its jobs. Textiles rank first, followed by furniture, industrial machinery, electronics, food, apparel, and chemicals.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 11, Nov 1997, p12-14,16-21, il
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5006
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In 2000, North Carolina lost 27,800 manufacturing jobs. This was the largest such loss in the nation. Many jobs went to cheaper labor markets in Mexico and overseas. Hajian discusses how towns like Erwin and Reidsville deal with the loss of a major employer.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 51 Issue 3, Mar 2001, p1, 10-11, il
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24321
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The number of high-tech manufacturers in North Carolina has steadily risen since 1977. Over this time, manufacturing has become the backbone for the state's economy.
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24411
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The face of manufacture in Winston-Salem is changing, especially since most of the business in the city is based on the tobacco industry. This article discusses how businessmen helped the city’s growth potential by making improvements to the Super Block.
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24796
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Catawba County has long relied on manufacturing industries for its economy. Today, the county has turned to technology for its primary economic development, including the increase in data center properties. The county is home to an Apple data center and one of the world’s largest fiber-optic cable manufacturers, CommScope Inc.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 2, February 2016, p78, 80, 82-88, il, por, map Periodical Website
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27581
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One of the earliest marked examples of southern salt-glazed stoneware is a jug produced by B. Duval & Company in Richmond, Virginia. Owned by apothecary Benjamin Duval, the company manufactured pottery to complement Duval’s medicine business. The jug is now on display at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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29363
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Despite the 1990s being a decade of economic shakedowns, some of North Carolina's core industries--textiles, furniture, and other heavy manufacturing--are adjusting to the new economic reality. Taking advantage of global partnerships and technological advances are keeping these industries running successfully.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 11, November 1991, p20-22, por
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29416
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Training in Japanese-style management techniques is paying off for the American Avenue Plant of AMP Inc. in Greensboro, North Carolina. For the second year in a row, the plant, which makes electric and electronic switching devices, has won AMP's Excellence in Quality Improvement Award.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 50 Issue 1, Jan 1992, p8, il, por
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30491
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The year 1985 saw renewed strength in the manufacturing sector of Wilmington, North Carolina. Recent announcements of new and expanded manufacturing facilities in the area are indicative of this rebound, and predictions suggest that further growth in the area manufacturing activity can be expected over 1986.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan 1986, p10-13, il
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30598
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In 2016, Herbalife paid a $200 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the company ran an illegal pyramid scheme. Manufactured in Winston-Salem, NC, Herbalife claims the maintain a legal multilevel marketing operation.
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30617
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North Carolina invests in Transportation and Workforce development to support manufacturers. Improvements to the states rail and air shipping infrastructure supports the logistical needs of manufacturers, while programs like NCSU's Industry Expiation Service offer training and consulting to companies aiming to grow.
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30796
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Surprisingly, some of the most interesting tourist attractions in North Carolina have become manufacturing and industrial plants. More than half a million people take tours of the Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company cigarette factory in Durham or the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company plant in Winston-Salem. Other industries, such as paper, furniture, and mountain craft plants also offer tours.
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32321
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The Weyerhaeuser Company’s plywood, paperboard and fine paper manufacturing facility is located across the Washington County line from Plymouth. In this article, Chapman Hutchinson, Weyerhaeuser’s area manager for North Carolina, discusses the manufacturing operation and industrial development in North Carolina.
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32964
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Consolidated Diesel Company was formed in October 1980 to manufacture two families of advanced technology diesel engines. Located north of Rocky Mount, the company manufactures cylinder blocks, cylinder heads, and connecting rods. These components are assembled into engines which are then tested, painted and upfitted with accessories.
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33071
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The late 1970s were a troubled time for The Bahnson Company in Winston-Salem, which since 1915 has been designing, manufacturing, marketing and installing in-plant environmental control systems for industries. Bahnson partnered with the Swedish company, Flakt, Inc., and became Flakt, Inc./Bahnson Division in 1981. The division’s president, J. Thomas Brown, discusses the company’s evolution and operations in air-conditioning and environmental control.
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