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Jun 14, 2019

Plastics Molding Manufacturer Gets Its Start In Wilmington

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jun 14, 2019

A new manufacturing company has rooted itself in Wilmington. C2C Plastics, a plastics injection molding company, plans to begin full production capabilities at its 17,000-square-foot facility in the North Kerr Industrial Park in mid- to late-July, Mark Pandozzi, CEO of C2C Plastics, said Friday. The company specializes making caps and closures, he said. The compan ...

May 30, 2019

The Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington (NEW) has received a grant from NC IDEA to fund an event in June featuring two successful technology entrepreneurs. The Engage grant will help underwrite what NEW founder Jim Roberts calls a Riverside Chat on June 25. The event features Tom Fisher, a leader in cloud-based technology, and Jordan Cohen, an expert in voice techno ...

May 22, 2019

A fast-growing online social platform for real estate investors was named Entrepreneur of the Year at Wednesday’s Coastal Entrepreneur Awards.  Connected Investors came away from the event with the CEA wooden surfboard, created by Kids Making It, that is passed from winner to winner each year. The annual event is co-sponsored by the Greater Wilmington Busi ...

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Supply Chain Education and the State of the Industry

Posted Jun 17, 2019
This Insights article was submitted by Dr. Justin Goldston, professor in the Wesleyan Broadens Logistics Program at North Carolina Wesleyan College.

Early in my career when I told people that I was a supply chain consultant, more than half would ask what is supply chain? I would respond with supply chain management effects everything you use throughout your day. F...read entire article
May 17, 2019

Curiosity Sparks Engineer's Career

By Cece Nunn, posted May 17, 2019

On a day in Wilmington about four decades ago, elementary school student Ron Sparks asked a pharmacist a question, then watched as the blood drained from the man’s face.   “A look of complete and total horror came across it,” Sparks said.   The then-9-year-old Sparks – now an engineer and owner of Sparks Engineering – wanted to k ...

May 17, 2019

MADE: Churning Out Profits

By Staff Reports, posted May 17, 2019

NYE'S CREAM SANDWICHES 2936 Orville Wright Way, Suite 10 Wilmington No. of employees: 4 year-round, with an additional 4-6 during the summer and holiday season   Year founded: 2011 Top local officials: Christian Nye, owner and executive chef   Company description: Before the ice cream sandwich became trendy and artisanal, Nye said he was pa ...

May 3, 2019

Meet This Year's 2019 CEA Winners

By Vicky Janowski, posted May 3, 2019

Who would you invest $100,000 in?   That’s one of the pieces of advice we give our Coastal Entrepreneur Award judges each year when they’re faced with the task of making their picks.   Who shows high-growth potential?   Who is making a name for themselves and cutting through the noise?   Who, out of these stacks and stacks of nominat ...

May 3, 2019

On The Lookout For New Surgical Devices

By Ken Little, posted May 3, 2019

Sean Hensler is quick to share credit for the success of his surgical equipment supply business.   Much credit is also due to Hensler, a health care professional who holds patents for devices his Wilmington- based company markets. Others are in development.   The U.S. Marine Corps veteran is founder and CEO of Hensler Surgical Technologies LLC.   Hensl ...

May 3, 2019

Startup Banks On Renewable Energy

By Johanna Cano, posted May 3, 2019

The idea to merge cryptocurrency with renewable energy resulted in the formation of KWHCoin, a blockchain-based renewable energy startup in Wilmington.   “Blockchain technology enables you to share information over the internet, and it allows you to connect peer-to-peer,” said Girard Newkirk, founder and CEO. “I’m a strong advocate of renewab ...

May 3, 2019

Impacting Sports Safety On The Field

By Johanna Cano, posted May 3, 2019

With more research and knowledge about concussions surfacing in the past few years, parents, coaches and athletes have become increasingly aware about the dangers they can pose for those who have suffered from them.   Wilmington-based startup Sport- Gait Inc. has tapped into that market by creating a platform for monitoring and managing concussion symptoms.   ...

May 3, 2019

Demand Grows For Leland Firm's Niche

By Cece Nunn, posted May 3, 2019

Leland-based Tri-Tech Forensics, a company that started out manufacturing and assembling evidence collection kits and crime scene investigation products, continues to grow more than 35 years after it was founded.   A big boost more than a year ago came with the acquisition of Rescue Essentials, a firm that sells emergency medical kits.   On a recent weekday, ...

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