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10408
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The Connecticut-based Ingraham Company has been making clocks and watches for 130 years. The company opened a plant in Toronto, Canada in 1941, a second in Elizabethtown, Kentucky in 1954, and in 1959, a third in Laurinburg, North Carolina. Products made at this facility include pocket watches, electric alarm clocks, and interval timers.
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10409
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Union Carbide Corporation, maker of Everyready batteries, opened a plant in Charlotte twenty years ago. Plants at Asheboro and Greenville would soon follow. The state's three battery-making plants employ around 1,200 with an annual payroll of $5 million.
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10415
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Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., with general offices located in Spray in Rockingham County, is a major producer of quality textiles. The company operates nine mills, with five in the area of Spray, and employs over 6,000 workers. The company's two nationally known brands are Fieldcrest and Karastan. Fieldcrest is the only company in the nation with a complete line of domestic products for bed and bath, including blankets, sheets, bedspreads, towels, and bath rugs.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 19 Issue 6, Nov 1961, p96-97, 163-164, il, por
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10417
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The Chatham Manufacturing Company was founded in Elkin in Surry County in 1877. Since then the company has earned a reputation for blankets, upholstery material, apparel cloth, and yarns used in other textile plants. Chatham employs around 3,500; many have fathers and grandfathers who worked for the company.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 19 Issue 6, Nov 1961, p106, 169, il, por
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10418
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The General Electric Company operates four plants at Asheboro, Goldsboro, Hendersonville, and Hickory, with a combined factory space of 853,000 square-feet. Products range from lamp bulb components to distribution transformers. Information on products from each plant is included.
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10416
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T.W. Garner Food Company was founded by Thad W. Garner in Winston-Salem in 1929. Sauces, jams, jellies, and preserves make up its line of twenty-nine products. Texas Pete hot sauce is probably the best-known one.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 19 Issue 6, Nov 1961, p102-103, 162-163, il, por
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10421
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Blue Bell Inc, with headquarters and manufacturing plants in Greensboro, and others plants in Stokesdale and Lenoir, as well as plants in seven other states, ranks as one of the leading garment producers in the country. Primarily a maker of work clothes until after World War II, the company has diversified to make clothing for the entire family.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 19 Issue 6, Nov 1961, p116-117, 165, il
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10420
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The Pomona Terra-Cotta Company of Greensboro is among the nation's largest producers of vitrified clay sewer pipe and building products. Founded in 1886, the parent company plant and headquarters still occupy the same site upon which the firm was established.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 19 Issue 6, Nov 1961, p110-111, 180, il, por
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10419
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Swift & Company opened its first meat packing company in Wilson in 1959. Since then the workforce has increased from an initial 250 to about 350. The plant serves North Carolina and parts of South Carolina and Virginia. Over 1,200 head of mixed livestock are processed daily.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 19 Issue 6, Nov 1961, p109, 169, il, por
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10422
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Founded in 1904 in Siler City, the Boling Chair Company makes chairs for offices, schools, homes, and other institutions. The chairs are sold in all fifty states and many foreign countries.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 19 Issue 6, Nov 1961, p119, 166-167, il