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for Business North Carolina Vol. 22 Issue 3, Mar 2002
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Durham-based Cree Inc. is a runner-up in BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA's High-Tech Company of the Year competition. Cree, founded in 1987, makes high-tech products, such as its light-emitting diodes. The company employs 940 and had revenues of $177 million in fiscal 2001.
Durham-based Red Hat Inc. is a runner-up in BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA's High-Tech Company of the Year competition. Red Hat Inc., founded in 1993, is a maker of computer software and employs 600.
Charlotte-based Digital Optics Corp. is a runner-up in BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA's High-Tech Company of the Year competition. Digital Optics, founded in 1991, makes high-tech products, such as its photonic chip. The company employs 115.
Cary-based SAS Institute Inc. is BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine's High-Tech Company of the Year. The company, founded in 1976 by Jim Goodnight, is the world's largest privately-held software maker. SAS makes software \"for collecting and analyzing massive amounts of statistical data.\"
Cheerwine was developed in Salisbury over eighty years ago. The soft drink, though marketed in other states, makes most of its revenues in North Carolina. Murray discusses the history of the company and its plan to market the local product across the country to a younger consumer group.