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for Business North Carolina Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan 1984
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Textile plants using technology virtually unknown before the 1970s are called \"Star Wars Plants\" in the industry. Plants in towns like Erwin, Wagram, and Cordova that have converted to the new high-tech equipment are not the noisy dusty plants of the past but clean, quiet ones that can out one hundred yards of cloth an hour. Seymour discusses the new technology's effect on the industry.
In 1965, Iverson became president of Nuclear Corporation of America (Nucor) and the following year he moved the financially-troubled company's headquarters to Charlotte. From those humble beginnings, the steel company was soon producing two million tons of steel and steel products per year and earning a ranking as the tenth largest steel company in the country. In 1982, Nucor had $486 million in sales and over $22 million in net earnings.
This month's BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA community profile features the city of Charlotte.