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for Business North Carolina Vol. 3 Issue 12, Dec 1983
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A 1981 survey indicated that 28 percent of all managers and administrators in the business world are women; however, their average salary was 61 percent of what their male counterparts were earning. Four women executives from the Research Triangle Area discuss some insights into how they reached their current position, how they find life now, and how they view women as \"bosses.\"
Clyde Andrew founded Carolina Fabric Label Corp. in 1960 in Greensboro. At that time there were no label companies of any size in the Southeast printing labels for the textile industry. Today four companies account for 90 percent of the American market in printed cloth labels. CFL currently sells $10 million worth of printed and woven labels annually.
Rauch formed his company Pyramid Mills in Gastonia in 1957 manufacturing balls of crochet thread and kite cord. In 1964 the company switched to Christmas ornaments. His company, now Rauch Industries, Inc. of Gastonia, is the largest Christmas tree ornament manufacturing company in the United States with sales of $14 million in fiscal 1983.
The Research Triangle Park will celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary on January 9, 1984. It is the largest planned research park in the world and is regularly compared to California's Silicon Valley. Currently the park has forty-five tenants that employ over 22,500 people with a payroll of $600 million.
The editors of BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine interview Governor James B. Hunt on the state's economy, for which he forecasts vigorous growth, and other matters affecting North Carolina.