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WE’RE IN…

The State Senate budget proposal includes $300,000 to upgrade training services offered by the Manufacturing Solutions Center and the Textile Technology Center. The Senate debated its budget last Thursday, a day after textiles and hosiery executives visited leaders in both … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Solutions Center Groundbreaking

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 1 p.m. Artist rendering of the MSC center at Conover Station The City of Conover, in partnership with Catawba Valley Community College would like to invite you to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new home of … Continue reading

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MIXED PICTURE FOR SPECIAL SESSION

Representatives and senators in the North Carolina General Assembly are back in Raleigh Sept.12-15 to deal with unfinished business. Not about jobs. No bills on the table dealing with the business climate. The pressing issue is same-sex marriage. North Carolina … Continue reading

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WORKERS COMP COMPROMISE

Like so many bills this year in the General Assembly, this one had an appealing title: “Protecting and Putting North Carolina Back to Work Act.” But the thrust of the proposed legislation was to reduce insurance premiums businesses pay for … Continue reading

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TIMING IS EVERYTHING

Last Wednesday 18 executives from hosiery and textiles manufacturing operations visited the North Carolina General Assembly as decisions were coalescing around a state budget. What brought the business people to the Legislature was continued state support for technology and research … Continue reading

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Our Business Breakfast With N.C. Legislators

Help us save our Manufacturing Solutions Center And the Textiles Technology Center Wednesday, March 16 7:30 a.m. Legislative Cafeteria Lawmakers this year are serious about cutting the state budget by over $2 billion. And that’s good to root our bloated … Continue reading

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