Company With HQ In Wilmington Buys Transportation Firm

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Sep 20, 2023

Company With HQ In Wilmington Buys Transportation Firm

A Wilmington-based distribution firm is buying a transportation company, according to a news release. PolyQuest Inc. officials announced Wednesday their company will acquire Baker Transportation Inc. (BTI) and should close on t ...

Sep 20, 2023

Polyhose Moves To Expand Footprint In Pender Commerce Park

An India-based company is looking to grow its footprint inside Pender Commerce Park.  Hose manufacturer Polyhose is moving forward with the acquisition of more than 8 acres along the industrial park’s western edge. The company plans to ...

Sep 20, 2023

Food Hall Incubator Block Eatz Opens On CFCC's North Campus

A food hall incubator that aims to support budding restauranteurs throughout the Wilmington area hosted a ribbon cutting this week. Food hall Block Eatz opened Tuesday for the first time in the McKeithan Center on Cape Fear Community College&rsquo ...

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Improving Indoor Air Quality Requires a Systematic Approach

Posted Feb 28, 2022
With more of us working from home than ever, it’s no surprise the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors.  And considering the EPA has stated that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, the subject of how to improve indoor air quality has never been more relevant. 

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Green Named COO Of Boys & Girls Clubs Of Southeastern NC

Sep 19, 2023

'Landing That Big Fish': With $19M Land Purchase, Brunswick Officials Aim To Lure Employers

In hopes of drawing new companies and jobs, Brunswick County leaders on Monday approved moving forward with the purchase of 539 acres in the county’s northwestern corner.  The land, which is part of the Mid-Atlantic Industrial Rail Park ...

Sep 18, 2023

A Local Landmark's Restoration Boosted By National Grant

An effort to preserve a historical building that has served Wilmington’s Black community since the 1870s has taken some steps forward. The project to restore Giblem Lodge, a Black Masonic temple on North Eighth Street, received a $5,000 ...

Sep 18, 2023

CFCC Expands Apprenticeship Programs, Builds Employer Support Network

Through closer collaborations with area employers, Cape Fear Community College is expanding and fine-tuning its apprenticeship programs. The college recently announced that it is working with more than 100 local businesses to offer students appren ...

Sep 15, 2023

October Workshop Highlights Film Production Assistant Opportunities

By investing two days of their time next month, area residents could get a whole new lease on a career.   The North Carolina Film Office has teamed up with two veteran film producers to offer a workshop on becoming a film Office Production Ass ...

Sep 15, 2023

Ocean Conference Hopes To Ripple Out Solutions To Large-scale Water Issues

In a year that, so far, has produced a 190-nation agreement to protect the world’s oceans and has also recorded historically high ocean temperatures, the University of North Carolina Wilmington is hosting its inaugural Ocean Innovation Conferen ...

Sep 15, 2023

MADE Winners: Exporter Category

Champion Valves Inc. wafercheck.com Year founded: 2003 No. of employees: 14 Top official: Matthew Schneider, general manager Company description: Manufacturing firm for heavy industrial sector valves How has your com ...

Sep 15, 2023

Spotlighting This Year’s MADE Awards

Each year, the MADE Awards brings to light a variety of products and businesses that in some cases might otherwise have flown under the radar, from marine bean bags to handmade swimwear. The purpose of the awards is to draw attention to manufacturers ...

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