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5435
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Leanne Campbell, and her partners Merwin Gross and Tom Barktedt, are going into the movie business. They plan to open Blue Ridge Motion Pictures in Asheville in the spring of 2002. The studio will boast the nation's biggest soundstage. The company plans to spend $16 million over the next eight years developing the studio's forty acres.
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5434
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Benco Steel, Inc., based in Hickory, is BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA's Small Business of the Year. The company, a processor and distributor of pipes, sheets, and other steel products, was founded by Joel White in 1960. His widow, Judy Tate, took over the company when he died in 1999. The company employs 38 and projects revenues of $10 million in 2001.
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5440
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Park Imports and Designs of Goldsboro is a runner-up in the 2001 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. Tom and Cissy Bell founded the company in 1984. Park Imports specializes in imported kitchen textiles and gifts and employs 55. Revenues of $17 million are projected for 2001.
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5439
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The Joinery Co., with headquarters in Tarboro, is a runner-up in the 2001 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. The company was founded in 1970 by its chairman, Dewey Hudson, and employs 36. Specializing in wood flooring, Joinery expects to reach $10 million in sales in 2002.
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5441
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Metrics, Inc., a Greenville company which does drug formulation and testing, is a runner-up in the 2001 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. Founded in 1994 by president Phil Hodges, Metrics, Inc. employs 76 and projects revenues of $8 million in 2001.