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12105
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Barentine discusses the history of furniture manufacturing in High Point from the time when furniture production was moving from small craftsmen's shops to mass production factories. This was the genesis of the Southern Furniture Market, one of the largest annual exhibition of furniture products in the world.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p16, 18, 122-123, il, por
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12104
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Paul H. Broyhill, board chairman and chief executive officer of Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc., is featured in the Businessman in the News section of We the People of North Carolina magazine.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p9-10, 12, 14, 121-122, por
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12113
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Heins Telephone Company, a small, family-owned firm headquartered in Sanford, serves about 16,000 customers with 30,000 telephones in Lee and Harnett Counties and in small areas of Chatham and Moore counties. It is the parent corporation of Heins Communications, a new independent interconnect company, or long distance phone service. James E. Heins, grandson of the founder, is company president and CEO.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p74-76, 127-128, por
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12108
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Wood and metal contract furniture, or furniture designed for office and institutional use, has continued to sell well during the current recession while residential sales have plummeted. Several North Carolina makers of this type of furniture discuss their product, including Alma Desk Company (High Point), Bernhardt Industries (Lenoir), Boling Company (Siler City), and Comforto Incorporated (Lincolnton).
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p34-37, 124-125, il
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12112
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In 1945, four men in Morganton pooled their resources, skills, and experience to form Henredon Furniture. Parts of their names were used to form the acronymic corporate name. The company, which began with a product line of three chests, now manufactures a complete line of wood and upholstered furniture and has attained a national reputation.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p50, 52, 126, il
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12111
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Henry Talmadge Link started Dixie Furniture in Lexington in 1937 with eighty-six people, five salesmen, and three hundred customers. Today, the company has eight plants with five million-square-feet of floor space, 4,000 employees, 100 salesman and over 10,000 customers at home and abroad.
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12109
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Drexel Heritage Furnishings, Inc. was formed from a merger in 1956 of two outstanding furniture companies - Drexel, founded, in 1903 and Heritage, started in 1934. With nineteen plants and over five thousand workers, it is one of the largest companies in the industry.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p38-39, il, por
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12114
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The architectural firm of O'Brien/Atkins, founded in 1976, is one of the state's newer firms. The company has accumulated a large list of credits, including work in preservation to high technology design.
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12110
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Two brothers, Clarence and Thayer Coggin, founded Thayer Coggin of High Point in 1952. The company, which manufactures over 1,200 items, is a national style leader in residential furniture.
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12107
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This article provides an overview of the state's furniture industry as it stands today.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p24, 26, 28, 123-124, il, por
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12106
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LADD Furniture, Inc. of High Point is marking its first birthday as the industry's youngest firm.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p20, 22, 122, il, por
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12115
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Aeronca, Inc. has been in the aerospace business for over fifty years. In the 1920s the company built some of the most famous commercial airplanes, including the C2, or \"flying bathtub.\" Today, the company continues to operate on the leading edge of high technology in specific segments of the aerospace business, producing products such as engine thrust reversers and other aircraft structures and components.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p80, 82, 129, il, por
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12116
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Peterson Associates is a Charlotte architectural firm that specializes in hospital design. The firm's designs feature skylights, many windows, energy efficient control systems, and interiors that are light, spacious and cheerful - \"all with a focus of saving energy and lowering hospital design costs.\"
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p84, 86, 128, il
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12117
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Lawimore Agency is North Carolina's fastest-growing public relations firm. Staring with one staff member, the agency has grown to fifteen in less than three years.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p92, 94, 130-131, il