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32948
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Health products manufacturing has become an important asset to North Carolina’s economy. A study commissioned by the North Carolina Health Products Manufacturers Association surveyed fourteen manufacturing firms which produce pharmaceuticals or medical devices. These firms are attractive because they offer high wages, increasing employment opportunities and largely pollution-free production processes.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 42 Issue 11, Nov 1984, p16-122, por, f
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32947
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Howard H. Haworth is chairman of Drexel Heritage Furnishings, Inc. The company produces bedroom, living room and dining room furniture, as well as products for hotels and offices. In this article, Haworth discusses his background, his business philosophy, and furniture manufacturing at Drexel.
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32949
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Research and development (R&D) spending is the driving force of the pharmaceutical industry. Within North Carolina, resources include major research universities, the Research Triangle Institute, and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center located in the Research Triangle Park. Funding has enabled the development of new products and technologies, and profound impacts to the economy.
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32954
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Ajinomoto U.S.A., Inc., located in Raleigh, began operations in 1982 as the only United States plant with the technical capabilities to produce a wide variety of pharmaceutical amino acids. The Japan-based company first developed monosodium glutamate (MSG), is a leader of research, and currently holds sixty-five percent of the world’s amino acids market. Before opening in Raleigh, all amino acids were imported from Japan.
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32951
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Burroughs Wellcome Company was founded in London in 1880 by two American pharmacists, Silas Burroughs and Henry Wellcome. In the 104 years since its founding, the company has been recognized as a leader in pharmaceutical research and production. Its corporate headquarters in Research Triangle Park also houses its research laboratories, and its manufacturing division is in Greenville, North Carolina.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 42 Issue 11, Nov 1984, p28-30, il, por
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32953
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Glaxo Inc., one of North Carolina’s newest pharmaceutical companies, moved its headquarters from Great Britain to Research Triangle Park in August 1983. Glaxo is among the world’s top twenty pharmaceutical companies and produces more than 250 products. A state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is being constructed in Zebulon, and is designed to permit additional growth and expansion.
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32950
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The pharmaceutical industry was relatively unscathed by the recession, according to Joseph E. Hoffman, Jr., plant manager of Bristol-Myers Company’s manufacturing facility in Morrisville. Demand for his plant’s products, which include pain relievers and cold medicine, are dependent on factors other than the economy. The company relies on product diversification, quality control, and ample employment opportunities.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 42 Issue 11, Nov 1984, p24-25, il, por
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32957
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The Research Triangle Park began in 1958 as an insurance policy for the future of North Carolina’s economy, and led to development of a substantial microelectronics industry. The Microelectronics Center of North Carolina, which opened in 1983, will develop and operate facilities and equipment, and make them available to partnering institutions to expand microelectronics education and research.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 42 Issue 11, Nov 1984, p52-124, il, por
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32956
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North Carolina textile and furniture industries are competing with low-cost imports from Asia. As the state’s largest manufacturing employer, the textile industry’s future is directly tied in with the economic future of North Carolina. The trade deficit has accounted for textile-related industry plant closings and permanent employee layoffs.
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Squibb Corporation’s penicillin formulation plant in Kenly is a key part of the pharmaceutical company’s worldwide network of research laboratories, manufacturing plants and distribution centers. The Kenly plant produces antibiotics in capsule and tablet formulations. Several innovations at the plant were designed to enhance pharmaceutical manufacturing efficiency and productivity.
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32955
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The North Carolina Gross State Product is expected to grow throughout 1985, continuing a string of consecutive growth periods since 1982. Durable goods manufacturing is expected to be the dominant growth sector, whereas construction and agricultural output are expected to decline. The state economy is also expected to create additional jobs.
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32958
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GoodMark Foods, Inc., with headquarters in Raleigh, is the leading United States manufacturer of meat snacks. The company’s Slim Jim, Penmican, and Penrose brand sausage products head a line of snacks that include a broad line of beef sticks and jerky, pickled sausage and pigs feet.
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32960
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RLB Systems, Inc., a computer consulting firm in Raleigh, is growing rapidly through a commitment to candidates for public office and to citizens’ groups interested in fundraising or other political activities. Founded in 1978 by Ren Babcock, the company was originally meant to support small IBM business computer users in Wake County, but became involved in political software when the North Carolina Democratic Party began looking for ways to communicate with their supporters.
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32965
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In 1935, Harvey L. Barnes founded the Maola Milk & Ice Cream Company in New Bern. The dairy company began with two trucks and seven employees, and grew into a multi-million-dollar company. Maola’s dairy products are tested for flavor and quality at the company’s certified laboratory.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 42 Issue 11, Nov 1984, p90-92, il, por
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32962
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Duncan-Parnell, Inc. was founded in Charlotte by Charles W. Duncan in 1946 to supply high quality equipment, supplies and printing services to engineers, architects, designers and surveyors. Duncan is a pioneer in what is now known as reprographics, the combination of drafting graphics and photographic reproduction. Edward F. Parnell, a manufacturing engineer, joined the firm as manager in 1960.
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