Goodrich Corp. today said it has shipped its 50,000th executive aircraft seat. The Charlotte-based company’s interiors business in Peshtigo, Wis., manufacturers the seats. Goodrich services the aerospace and defense industries.Read More »
A goal to have 50-percent tree canopy coverage by 2050 in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County won approval from the City Council Monday, despite protests by developers. The move increases by 1 percent the tree coverage goal for the county and outlying extra-territorial ...Read More »
Age: 57 Lives in: University area Family: wife, Wendy; children, Katherine, 26, Shannon, 20 Education: attended Ohio State University but did not graduate Joe Bitzan and his team at Disaster One, a disaster-recovery company that specializes in cleaning homes and ...Read More »
In these tough economic times, nonprofit social service agencies are being increasingly pressured by donors — including government — to operate more like a business. Although nonprofits are concerned with the public good, not with private returns, two Charlotte nonprofits ...Read More »
When Target leaves Akers Center in Gastonia later this year, a big fish will be swimming away. The question is what will happen to the small and midsize stores left behind. “Those large tenants make or break a retail shopping ...Read More »
PricewaterhouseCoopers has produced a report on the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, which has been the subject of criticism by some, including Mayor Anthony Foxx, over its handling of a review of the organization. In April, the CRVA’s board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for ...Read More »
The unemployment rate rose in the Charlotte region to 10.4 percent in May from 10.3 percent in April, while Mecklenburg County’s rate jumped to 10.2 percent from 9.9 percent over the same period, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina ...
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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte said Stephen Ward will be its executive director of communications. Ward, a Michigan native, is leaving the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he is executive director and assistant to the chancellor for university ...
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Sarasota, Fla.-based LexJet said it is opening a distribution center in Charlotte, one of five new centers the company plans to have operating next month. The Charlotte facility is at 10800 Withers Cove Park Drive. LexJet already has distribution centers in New York, Alabama, ...
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The addition of high-tech jobs in North Carolina is making the state’s economy more resilient to economic downturns, but the future is not as bright for traditional manufacturing, a report says. TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank, released the report, ...Read More »