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for North Carolina Architect Vol. 32 Issue 4, July/Aug 1984
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In 1984, the largest manufacturing plant in the state was the Philip Morris USA facility located near Concord in Cabarrus County. Architect Herbert Beckhard was hired to design the plant to be both efficient and to have as little impact on the surrounding landscape as possible. Rolling hills and water features surround the 1.8 million square feet building where millions of cigarettes were rolled each year.