Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 17 Issue 6, Nov 1959
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Cone Mills Corporation, with seventeen plants in twelve cities and towns in North and South Carolina, is one of the largest manufacturers of textile fabrics. The company employs a workforce of over 14,000 and annually uses around 400,000 five-hundred-pound bales of cotton.
For 146 years, J.P. Stevens & Co., Inc., has been one of the largest and most diversified manufacturers of textiles in the country. Thirteen of these plants are located in North Carolina. The article includes a brief description of each one.
Westinghouse Meter Plant, located close to the state Capitol, is Raleigh's largest industry. It is also the world's largest plant devoted exclusively to the manufacture of electric meters.
Shea discusses the background and development of the Research Triangle Park, which is located in Wake and Durham Counties. He discusses the park's research potential, the establishment of the park, land acquisition, construction underway, and plans for the future.
Philip Lance founded Lance Inc., in Charlotte in 1913. Bechtold describes how the company grew from selling door to door into the large maker and distributor of snack foods it is today.