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30937
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In 1958, Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, North Carolina were the home to 230 industrial manufacturing entities, employing over 35,000 people. New and expanded industries have amounted to over $62 million in the past five years, and includes nationally known companies such as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, P.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and Western Electric.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 16 Issue 6, November 1958, p34, 36, 38, 40, por
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30934
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The natural consequence of the proximity of three outstanding higher-learning institutions, known for their contributions to science, led to the development of the Research Triangle. Distinguished in technology and social and natural science research, the Research Triangle brings together personnel from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and NC State College in state-of-the-art facilities in the fields of mathematics, physics, chemistry, statistics, and engineering. The Research Triangle aims to provide not only a place of higher learning but economic independence to southern industry through research.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 16 Issue 6, November 1958, p20, 22, 24, 97, map
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30935
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In sharp contrast to eleven years ago when the Industrial Department of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce was established, the Raleigh and Wake County area has seen phenomenal industrial and business growth. From communications and paper to steel and food distribution warehousing, industry has been drawn to Raleigh thanks to a program of education, coordination, and competition set forth by the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Industrial Division.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 16 Issue 6, November 1958, p26, 28, 30, 97, por
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30932
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Industrial expansion in North Carolina from 1953-1958 amounted to over $740 million in investments. 1957 marked the highest year of investments in new plants and expansions of existing assets with over $191 million. Additionally, over 95000 new jobs resulted in a $256 million payroll.
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30938
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High Point, North Carolina--the furniture and hosiery capital of the world--has experienced mass industrial growth since 1952. With increasing diversification, 34 new industries were brought to High Point, employing nearly 1500 new employees and providing a payroll of nearly $6 million.
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30936
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For Shelby, North Carolina, the key to attracting industries such as Pittsburgh Plate Glass has been the local community and chamber of commerce. Along with the plate class manufacturer, Shelby attracted 6 new industries to the region, employing over 1370 people.
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30933
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In North Carolina, the local chamber of commerce is one of the most important factors in locating industry in the state. In order to get industry to locate in North Carolina, chamber of commerce help provide for the development and expansion of benefits and facilities.
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30940
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The Hosiery Center of the South--Burlington, North Carolina--has diversified its industry in recent years with expanded hosiery companies and mills operating in the area, as well as West Electric as a chief employer. Alongside these staples, plastics, garments, windows, metals, and chemical industries have made their home in Burlington thanks to the historical and civic background of the region.
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30947
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Despite a decline in spindles throughout the United States, Gaston County's textile industry has remained constant and represents over 6% of all those in the country. In addition to being the leader in the textile industry, Gaston County is also diversifying, both within the textile industry and outside of it. Along with a myriad of textiles, Gaston County also manufactures industrial chemicals, plastics, electrical goods, and metalworking forms.
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30948
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With dedicated citizens willing to promote development and industrial growth, Asheboro, North Carolina has been able to foster and encourage relationships with industrialists, bringing rapid growth to the region. Local industries now include B.B. Walker Shoe Company, National Carbide, Acme Hosiery, General Electric, and McMillan Stave Company.
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30955
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In the western region of North Carolina, Buncombe County is home to Asheville, the largest metropolis in the region. Laid out in 1794, Asheville is now has one of the biggest tourist business economies in the state. Along with attractions such as Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Asheville is also known for its Rural Community Development Program and increased farm income. Additionally, Asheville industries include Gerber and Enka among their million dollar manufacturers.
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30954
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County and city combined efforts, commercial air service, and an industrial trade school have helped Goldsboro and Wayne County, North Carolina bring new industry into the area. Organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce, Merchant's Association, Goldsboro Industries, Inc., and the Wayne County Agriculture and Industrial Development Council have come together to make the effort of bringing new industries such as grain, chamois, and lighting to the Wayne County.
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30952
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Statesville, North Carolina has landed quite a few new industries in the past five years. The two latest industries include the C. Howard Hunt Pen Company and William T. Burnett Company, manufacturer of cotton batting and foam rubber. They join industries that manufacture technical and institutional furniture, metal culverts, toys, and wool. These industries represent a capital over over $5 million, employing 1200 people.
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30949
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Hickory, North Carolina can look back at its industrial history with pride thanks to the active work of the Chamber of Commerce. Catawba County, home of Hickory, ranks third in the state for new industries, and this growth dates back to the 1920s when the Chamber of Commerce began promoting the cultural, commercial, and industrial assets of the region.
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30951
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In Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, where the mountains come into view, substantial development of old and new industries has increased over the past five years. Major industrial developments have included the $1 million expansion of the Drexel Furniture Company plant, the largest poultry processing plant in North Carolina--Breeden's Poultry and Egg Company, Brown Cabinet Works, Burke Farmers Dairy, and Wolverine Finishes Company.
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