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Disston, Inc. of Greensboro is a 140-year-old company with a strong reputation for making quality hand and circular saws and other hardware products. However, by the mid-1980s the company had fallen on hard times and was losing money. Seymour recounts how Hank Libby joined the company, turned it around, and made it profitable again.
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Sales of women's hosiery create over $2 billion annually. Over half of the hosiery manufactured in the United States is made by companies headquartered in North Carolina, and two of them produce the major portion - Hanes in Winston-Salem with its L'eggs division, and Kayser-Roth, which owns No Nonsense, in Greensboro.
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A small business that can offer a unique product or service that meets an unfilled consumer demand or desire is termed a niche business. The authors profile four companies that are representative of the many North Carolina firms that have found a niche. They are The Aviation Group (Raleigh); U.S. Cooler, Inc. (Tarboro); Total Concept, Inc. (Winston-Salem); and Long Life Lighting, Inc. (Charlotte).
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 4 Issue 3, Mar 1984, p13-15, 18-19, por Periodical Website
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David Smith founded Eutectic Electronics Inc. in June 1980. Two years later he sold controlling interest in the company to become the company's vice-president for research and development. Adams profiles the company's progress.
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When Oakwood Homes Corporation president James LaVasque was killed in a plane crash in 1978, Nicholas J. St. George was offered the position. The mobile home industry was at a low point in the late 1970s, and St. George was the force behind Oakwood's recovery.
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Since its opening near Charlotte in 1973, Carowinds Amusement Park has entertained millions of people and generated millions of dollars. Shaw discusses the serious business activities that go on behind the scenes that that make the fun parks fun.
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This month's BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA community profile features the three cities in the Piedmont Triad - Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 4 Issue 3, Mar 1984, p20-21, 23-24, 28-29, 31, 33-34, 36, 38 Periodical Website