Sep 17, 2021

MADE Winners: Manufacturer Category

By Staff Reports, posted About 15 hours ago

Cape Fear Catamarans capefearcats.com Year founded: 2003   Number of employees: 8   Top official: Barry LeRay, owner and lead designer   Company description: Custom builder of aluminum hull catamarans used by fishermen, pleasure cruisers and fire and rescue departments   Target market: “Any boater or organization that demands high-end ...

Sep 17, 2021

Spotlighting This Year's MADE Awards

By Cece Nunn, posted About 15 hours ago

Each year, a spotlight shines on manufacturers and makers in the Cape Fear region, revealing that the area is home to more made-in-Wilmington products than residents and even business leaders might realize.   The Greater Wilmington Business Journal launched the MADE Awards for that very reason, to recognize makers, manufacturers, artisans, designers, small businesse ...

Sep 17, 2021

MADE Winners: Arts Category

By Staff Reports, posted About 15 hours ago

Filmwerks filmwerks.com Year founded: 1997   Number of employees: 155   Top official: Mike Satrazemis, CEO   Company description: Production company focused on providing generator power, HVAC, lighting, scenic elements and temporary structures/ stages for live television broadcasts and events   Target market: Television networks and producti ...

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Posted Aug 1, 2021
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Sep 17, 2021

MADE Winners: Exporter Category

By Staff Reports, posted About 15 hours ago

HSM Machine Works magroup.net    Year founded: 1991    Number of employees: 20   Top official: James Flock, general manager   Company description: A leading U.S. manufacturer of small- to medium-sized landing gear subassemblies and hydraulic assemblies and testing Target market: Prime aerospace manufacturers and their tier 1 suppliers ...

Sep 17, 2021

MADE Winners: Functional Product Category

By Staff Reports, posted About 15 hours ago

Cape Fear Solar Systems capefearsolarsystems.com   Year founded: 2007   Number of employees: 36   Top official: Robert Parker, senior project manager and commercial project developer   Company description: “Cape Fear Solar Systems has been empowering home and business owners with energy independence and electricity savings since 2007.&rdq ...

Sep 17, 2021

MADE Winners: Supporter Business Category

By Staff Reports, posted About 15 hours ago

Big Sky Shop + Studio bigskyshoponline.com   Year founded: 2018   Number of employees: 15   Top official: Jennifer Kraner, president and principal interior designer   Company description: “Our Shop + Studio is an interior design showroom featuring 10 everchanging vignettes curated with unique furnishings, art and decor that represent vary ...

Sep 17, 2021

MADE Winners: Food & Beverage Category

By Staff Reports, posted About 15 hours ago

End of Days Distillery eoddistillery.com   Year founded: 2020   Number of employees: 21   Top official: Beth and Shane Faulkner, cofounders   Company description: Craft distillery Target market: Those over 21 years of age who appreciate finely crafted spirits   Company growth: “We have grown to producing five ultrapremium, award-wi ...

Aug 17, 2021

From software to pet boarding to seafood, local startups have been recognized by Inc. Magazine as some of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. The 2021 Inc. 5000 list includes Catalyst Clinical Research, Nymble Agency, Pawville and Vantaca from Wilmington; Proforma Promographix from Carolina Beach; and Topsail Steamer from Surf City. Leading the local pa ...

Aug 6, 2021

Area A Nursery For Baby Products

By Jenny Callison, posted Aug 6, 2021

Wilmington is known for its clinical research cluster and its financial technology cluster. But how about its baby products cluster?   The area is home to at least five companies that provide niche products for infants and toddlers. Officials of three companies recently met and talked.   “I’m surprised and delighted that we are sharing best practi ...

Aug 6, 2021

Entrepreneur Of The Year Announced For 2021

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 6, 2021

A growing company that has taken the low country boil to a new level was named Entrepreneur of the Year on Friday during the 2021 Coastal Entrepreneur Awards. Topsail Steamer, founded in 2017 by Danielle Mahon, has grown to six locations – one in Wrightsville Beach, one on Topsail Island, three in New Jersey and one in Delaware – with a seventh that will ope ...

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