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Mobile home construction in the state is doing very well. Figures from the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) for 1984 rank North Carolina third in the number of units manufactured with 28,197. Only Texas and Georgia produced more. Two of the four major third tier companies are located in the state - Oakwood and Conner. They soon may be joined by a third as Manufactured Homes, Inc. of Winston-Salem has announced its entry into the manufacturing side of the business.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 5 Issue 10, Oct 1985, p22-24, 26-29, 32-33, por Periodical Website
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J. Edgar Broyhill, II, grandson of the founder of Broyhill Industries, Inc., is president and CEO of Edgar B Furniture Plantation. Located in Clemmons, five-year-old Edgar B is a mail-order company selling middle- and top-line furniture at discount prices. The company targets upper-income customers, and the average order is between $1500 and $2000. Edgar B sold more than $15 million in merchandise in 1984.
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At 17, Reid Hoke was a jockey racing on tracks from New York to Oklahoma. Now he is pursuing a new career -- opening a brewery and bottling his own beer in Raleigh. The brewery will make unpasteurized German-style beer the old fashioned way. His company will be called the Raleigh Brewing Company, and its lager, Raleigh Pilsner.
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14876
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Thad Eure and his son Thad, Jr. both have staying power in their respective fields. Thad, Sr. was elected to the General Assembly in 1929, and in 1986 will celebrate his fiftieth year as NC Secretary of State. His son is a well-known Raleigh restaurateur who has operated a number of restaurants. The Angus Barn, which he opened in 1960, is the best-known.