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5786
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Durham-based Red Hat is a runner-up in BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine's High-Tech Company of the Year competition. The company, founded in 1993, specializes in the Linux computer operating system and reported sales of $91 million for the fiscal year ending in February 2003.
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5939
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North Carolina's top seventy-five public companies are ranked by their May 2003 market value. Bank of America (Charlotte) retained its number one spot from 2002.
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6056
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North Carolina's banks and credit unions are ranked by their 2002 revenues. Bank of America and Wachovia repeated their first and second rankings from 2002. The highest ranking credit union was the State Employees Credit Union, which ranked fifth.
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6208
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St. Lawrence Homes, Inc., headquartered in Raleigh, is a runner-up in the 2003 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. The company, founded in 1989 by Bob Ohmann, builds homes and employs 71. Revenue projects for 2003 are $125 million.
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By rail, truck, and river barge, scrap metal arrives at the Nucor steel mill in Hertford County. There the scrap is melted down and converted into steel plates that are used in heavy-duty products, including bridges and cars. In 2003, the mill consumed over one million tons of scrap metal. The mill employs 391 with an average salary of $60,000.
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The state's top seventy-five public companies are ranked by their June, 2004, market value. Bank of America ranks No. 1, followed by Wachovia and Lowe's. Charlotte-based MedCath, which operates heart hospitals, made the biggest advance, jumping twenty-one place to No. 44. Five companies dropped off the list. Five companies made the Top 75 for the first time or returned after missing the cut last year.
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6885
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Charlotte lost its professional basketball team in 2002. The next year, Robert L. Johnson, founder and CEO of the Black Entertainment Network (BET), purchased a franchise for a new team for $300 million. He named Ed Tapscott to be president of Bobcat Basketball Holdings, which includes the new Charlotte Bobcats team, the Charlotte Sting of the Women's National Basketball Association, operation of the new arena, and the new Carolinas Sports Entertainment Television. Tapscott is profiled in this article.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 24 Issue 10, Oct 2004, p42-48, 50, 52, il, por Periodical Website
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6944
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Carolina Industries, Inc., headquartered in Washington, is a runner-up in the 2004 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. The company, founded in 1972 by Timothy W. Coward, refurbishes truck bodies. Carolina Industries employs forty-four and projects revenues of $3.5 million for 2004.
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6981
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Until North Carolina voted itself dry in 1909, the state led the nation in wine production. In the 1970s, winemaking started a comeback, and in 2003, the state ranked twelfth in production. The Shelton Vineyards near Dobson is profiled.
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Les Merritt, auditor for the state of North Carolina, seems to have the right background for the position. He is the first certified public accountant to be elected to the post. Serving as a Wake County commissions gave him grassroots political experience, and he has performed public audits as a partner in an accounting firm. Merritt was defeated in the 2000 election but came back to win in 2004.
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In September 2004, Steve Skolsky was appointed CEO of Morrisville-based Trimeris, Inc. The company produces the drug Fuzeon, which won federal approval in 2003 for the treatment of AIDS. It is the only drug that prevents infection of white blood cells. Skolsky, a 1982 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill in biology, started his career in the lab before moving into marketing and sales. He worked for several scientific companies, including Burroughs Wellcome and Glaxo, before Trimeris recruited him.
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Leary Davis, who received his law degree from Wake Forest University in 1967, started the law school at Campbell University in 1976. He designed a curriculum that focused not only on the law but how to practice it. The trial-advocacy program was one of the first of its kind and won an award from the American College of Trial Lawyers. Now Davis is leaving Campbell for Elon University near Greensboro, where he will be starting a law school which will open in 2006. There are only five law schools in the state, and when Elon opens, Davis will have started two of them.
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Observing a passenger give up a pocketknife before boarding a plane in Charlotte led Heather Lowry to form a company to deal with such occurrences. Lowry and her business partner Sherry Anderson pooled $10,000 in savings to form CheckPoint Mailers, Inc. A Greenville family later invested $100,000. CheckPoint Mailers will ship carry-on-contraband in bomb-resistant boxes at any of twenty-eight U.S. airports wherever the mailer wants. The company has eight full-time employees and twenty-eight contractors. Currently the business is generating about $80,000 a month in sales.
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JHE Production Group Inc., headquartered in Concord, is a runner-up in the 2005 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. The company, founded in 1987 by Jay Howard, provides event planning and production. Currently, all revenue comes from racing-related events. In 2005, JHE put on shows at twenty-five of the thirty-eight races in NASCAR's top circuit, the Nextel Cup. It handles entertainment at the fourteen contests of the Indy Racing League and other racing-themed events. The company projects revenues in 2005 of $5.5 million.
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The Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad Company runs through Moore, Hoke and Cumberland Counties on its forty-six mile trips between Aberdeen and Fayetteville. The line was founded in 1892 by Confederate veteran John Blue, and his descendants still own it. The A & R and North Carolina's twenty-two other short-line railroads are crucial links in getting raw materials to manufacturers and finished goods to consumers.