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10378
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The article presents information on Henredon Furniture Industries, located in Morganton. The company is one of the state's newer furniture makers, and it has attained a national reputation. Work on the site began in 1945, with a plant completion in 1946, and first furniture pieces shipped in 1947.
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10385
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The Masland Duraleather Company, founded in Philadelphia in 1914 by Walter E. Masland, manufactured pyroxylin coated fabric. Today the company is recognized as the leader in the field. The company's newest plant, which will open in Mocksville, will be the largest and most modern vinyl fabric plant in the South.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 18 Issue 6, Nov 1960, p85-86, il, por
Record #:
10387
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Drexel Furniture is a homegrown North Carolina Company. Founded by Sam Huffman at Drexel in November 1903, the company began with one plant and fifty employees. Today, the company has eight plants and 2,600 employees making quality living room, dining room, and bedroom furniture.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 18 Issue 6, Nov 1960, p111-112, 161, il
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10388
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Stewart provides an update of progress in the Research Triangle Park during the past year. Laboratories have been constructed; Chemstrand was the first company to move in; roads have been built; and utilities have been installed. Stewart includes information on future occupants of the park.
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Record #:
10386
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Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (PPG) opened its latest fiber glass plant at Shelby in 1959. The PPG Carolina plant is the world's largest producer of fiber glass yarn employing the direct melt system exclusively. The plant is designed for twenty-four melting furnaces.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 18 Issue 6, Nov 1960, p87-90, il, por
Record #:
10384
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Chemstrand Research Center, Inc. is the first occupant of the Research Triangle Park and is primarily engaged in polymer research. Dr. D. W. Chaney is the executive director of the center.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 18 Issue 6, Nov 1960, p80-81, il, por
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10405
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Acme-McCrary Hosiery Mills began operations fifty years ago in Asheboro. Today, the company is one of the nation's leading hosiery manufacturers with a workforce of 1,800 and a payroll of $5 million annually.
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Record #:
10377
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The article contains information on the Hanes Hosiery Mills Company, its $27 million expansion program at Winston-Salem, and its rise to become the world's largest producers of women's hosiery.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 18 Issue 6, Nov 1960, p68-69, 156-157, il