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14050
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Shaw traces the histories of five successful companies that began operations in North Carolina and kept their roots. They are representative of the many homegrown companies in the diverse economic sectors within the state. The companies are Branch Banking and Trust Company, RJ Reynolds Industries, Inc., Lance, Inc., Carolina Freight Corporation, and Food Lion, Inc.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 4 Issue 2, Feb 1984, p20-24, 26, 28, il, por Periodical Website
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14060
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In 1982, in Charlotte, Untener founded Lifeguard Corp., a personal identification and medical information service that uses state-of-the-art technology to provide individual members' medical data to hospitals and other emergency personnel. Shaw profiles the company's progress.
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14057
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Since its opening near Charlotte in 1973, Carowinds Amusement Park has entertained millions of people and generated millions of dollars. Shaw discusses the serious business activities that go on behind the scenes that that make the fun parks fun.
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14283
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Earl Congdon, Sr. founded Old Dominion Freight Line in 1934 with a single truck and in 1984 the company celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. Old Dominion, based in High Point, is the largest privately owned transportation company in North Carolina with 2,700 employees and revenues in the $200 million range.
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14281
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Shaw profiles the Dillard Paper Company. Founded by Stark S. Dillard in 1926 in Greensboro, the company began with one salesman and one secretary. Today, it is the state's largest privately-owned distributor with annual sales of over $245 million.
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14280
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Shaw profiles Bernhardt Industries, Inc. a family-owned, furniture-making enterprise located in Lenoir and one of the largest independent companies in North Carolina. John Mathias Bernhardt founded the company in 1889, and his son John Christian Bernhardt is the current chairman.
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14279
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BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine and Arthur Andersen & Company provide, for the first time, a ranking of the state's top one hundred privately-held companies. McDevitt & Street Co., a Charlotte general contractor, headed the list.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 4 Issue 6, June 1984, p15-18, 20, 22-24, il Periodical Website
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14284
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Shaw profiles Charlotte-based McDevitt & Street Co., the largest privately owned general construction company that specializes in commercial, industrial, and instructional buildings.
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14318
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Three decades ago Lowe's Companies Inc. was a single store located in North Wilkesboro. Today it is the world's largest specialty retailer of building materials and related products. Shaw discusses how the company changed its business approach to reach this position.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 4 Issue 8, Aug 1984, p15-16, 18-19, 22, il, por Periodical Website
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14329
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Sidney L. Alderman founded the Alderman Company, a photography company, in Greensboro in 1898, and later moved to High Point to serve the growing furniture industry. Sidney A. Gayle, his grandson, now heads the company that has become the largest still photographer in the nation, designing and producing in 1983, 2,500 catalogs, involving 100,000 office and room interiors, 350,000 photographs, and almost one million photographic prints. The company has over eight acres of under-roof studio space and eighty photographic bays.
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19231
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In 1984, the largest manufacturing plant in the state was the Philip Morris USA facility located near Concord in Cabarrus County. Architect Herbert Beckhard was hired to design the plant to be both efficient and to have as little impact on the surrounding landscape as possible. Rolling hills and water features surround the 1.8 million square feet building where millions of cigarettes were rolled each year.
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North Carolina Architect (NoCar NA 730 N8 N67x), Vol. 32 Issue 4, July/Aug 1984, p4-8, il
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19230
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The state leads the nation in brick production, manufacturing and shipping 839 million bricks in 1983. Prevalence of brick also influenced the state's architecture with many of the state's talented designers choosing to work with this material. Some of the more recent architectural designs, especially in the Charlotte area, are highlighted.
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North Carolina Architect (NoCar NA 730 N8 N67x), Vol. 32 Issue 3, May/June 1984, p24-29, il
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14278
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BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine's third annual ranking of public companies reveals that the top eight companies held the same rankings for 1983 as they did in 1982. RJ Reynolds with $13.5 billion in total sales headed the list.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 4 Issue 5, May 1984, p15-18, 20, 23, il Periodical Website
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14748
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BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine's fourth annual ranking of public companies reveals that the top two companies held the same rankings for 1984 as in 1983 - RJ Reynolds Industries, Inc. and Burlington Industries, Inc. respectively. Lowe's Companies, Inc., located in North Wilkesboro, moved from fifth to third.
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24416
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This article discusses whether too much development in North Carolina cities, such as Cary and Charlotte, is a danger, especially since many of the developers come from out-of-state.