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In 1966, James W. Geyer, the founder and guiding genius of Burlington's Roche Biomedical Laboratories Inc.'s paternity lab, planned to leave and set up his own company. Although offered many inducements to stay, he and three other key scientists moved over to Greensboro and established Genetic Design, Inc. Today private-paternity testing is a growing industry, and over half of the paternity testing in the nation is done by these two companies.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 9 Issue 6, June 1989, p28-32, 34-37, 39, il Periodical Website
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16273
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Sellmeyer recounts the story of Joe Louis Dudley, Sr., the son of a poor Beaufort County farmer, who rose from poverty to become the millionaire owner of one of the Southeast's largest ethnic hair-care products companies--Dudley Products. His forty-state market stretches from coast-to-coast, where his employees sell to 23,000 cosmetologists at more than 12,000 beauty salons.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 9 Issue 6, June 1989, p74-76, 78-79, 81-83, por Periodical Website
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The state's top one hundred private companies are compiled by Arthur Anderson & Co. McDevitt & Street Co., a Charlotte contractor, heads the list, with Cone Mills Corp. second. Cogentrix Inc., which builds little steam plants, is the featured company, jumping forty-six places from seventieth to twenty-fourth.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 9 Issue 6, June 1989, p40-42, 44-49, 51-53, il, por Periodical Website