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for North Carolina Vol. 52 Issue 11, Nov 1994
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Half of the over 100,000 gas stations in the U.S. use pumps manufactured by the Gilbarco Company in Greensboro. Recently Gilbarco introduced a new pump that will accept cash or credit cards, monitor underground tanks for leaks, and recover fuel vapors.
High Point's Robert J. Brown directs his company, B & C Associates, in advising some of the country's largest companies on race relations. Brown is a former principal adviser to President Nixon on minority issues.
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has expanded markets in Mexico for such North Carolina products as textiles and furniture. In the past five years, the state's exports to Mexico have quadrupled to over $440 million.
The three transportation directors from the Triad cities of High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem work cooperatively rather than individually in dealing with transportation problems and policy making.