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31389
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A wide variety of specialized services to North Carolina industries are available to state communities from the Division of Commerce and Industry of the State Department of Conservation and Development. Created in 1937, The Division of Commerce and Industry has been a leading industrial development agency in the country, assisting in the formation of local development corporations, commissions, or any other organizations involved in economic development.
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32228
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Arthur L. Becker is general manager of the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) manufacturing facility in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. Since 1965, Becker has observed IBM’s significant contribution to the state’s economic growth. In this article, Becker discusses his background, mechanical and managerial abilities, and vision for the corporation.
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34502
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Recently, the United States was hit by one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression. While the state of North Carolina historically has fared better than other states during recessions, this recession hit much harder, showing larger than average unemployment rates for the state. While recovery is taking a while, the United States and North Carolina are both seeing slow, upward growth in the economy.
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Economics Bulletin (NoCar HC 107 N8 E36), Vol. 4 Issue , March 2011, p1-19, il, f
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40617
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Profiles of products like timber and pork, along with statistics showing its international trade potential, help explain North Carolina’s number eleven ranking among exporting states in the US.