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for Business North Carolina Vol. 7 Issue 12, Dec 1987
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One industry travelers in the North Carolina mountains don't expect to see is Asheville Industries. Located in the small Buncombe County town of Arden is a single defense contractor that makes and designs parts for nuclear submarines, one of them the U.S.S. Asheville, currently under construction at Norfolk, Virginia. The company also makes parts for two nuclear aircraft carriers.
Donsky profiles Roger Soles, who has worked for Jefferson-Pilot Corp., of Greensboro, one of the Southeast's dominant insurers, for forty years. He was named chairman and chief executive officer in 1967.