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Dry Corp LLC, located in Wilmington, is BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine's Small Business of the Year for 2013. The company was founded in 1998 and now makes medical supplies and cases for electronics. It began as a one-product company but has now expanded into two divisions. DryPro is the medical line, making things that protect from moisture, like injured body parts that require a cast, and medical and electronic equipment. DryCase focuses on outdoor, consumer-lifestyle products. Dry Corp employs a workforce of 24. The company is headquartered in a former Progress Energy garage.
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21238
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Tim Parsons is president of Impact Financial Systems, Inc., headquartered in Davidson. The company, founded in 2002, is a runner-up in the BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine 2013 Small Business of the Year competition. The company provides automation-software for financial institutions, employs a work force of 20, and projects revenues of $4.5 million for 2013.
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Crayton Commercial LLC, headquartered in New Bern, is a runner-up in the BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine 2013 Small Business of the Year competition. Walt Crayton founded the company in 2008 and he is the sole employee. The company specializes in commercial real estate and since 2008, has built or revitalized seven shopping centers.
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21237
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Angela Alvarez Garris founded Garris Grading and Paving, Inc., headquartered in Farmville in 2006. The company is a runner-up in the BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine 2013 Small Business of the Year competition. The company employs 16 and projects revenues of $4.4 million in 2013.
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21257
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The business environment is changing rapidly both at the local and national levels. High Point University and BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA \"invited three acclaimed chief executives to share their experiences and thoughts on what it takes to lead and how to assemble a team capable of navigating new challenges and meeting company goals.\"
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21259
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The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is investing $8.5 million for an expansion of its polar bear exhibit. The zoo's two polar bears were transferred to other zoos when expansion began in 2011, and both have since died. The plan was to expand to six bears when the exhibit area was completed. The article explains how the zoo is trying to get new bears.
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21258
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How much do states with military branches that are either preparing for war or at war benefit financially. In North Carolina the impact in 2013 was estimated at $48 billion, or 12 percent of the gross state product. The article lists the top ten counties for defense contracts in 2012, the top regions for contracts, and the number of military personnel in the state by their respective branches.
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21260
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Statewide the Christmas tree industry totals $75 million, second only to Oregon, and Fraser firs are the main tree grown by North Carolina Christmas tree farms. Martin examines Peak Farms and partner River Ridge Farms, which have around one million trees in the ground, to present readers a view of the industry.
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