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Index of Selected Contents
of the November 2002 Issue
of the North Carolina Magazine

Cover Story

Site Selection Simplified
Companies once stayed away from industrial parks for fear of being too close
to other businesses. That's not the case today, and we explain why an industrial park 
may be the right answer to your company's expansion questions.

Regional Business Reports
The state's most expensive public works project in history is expected to get under way
in Charlotte next spring when construction begins on a $2.9 billion rapid-transit system.

Timber Industry

Laser & Lumber
Technological advancements are among the chief reasons that North Carolina's
timber industry has been able to bolster profits and survive global competition.

Executive Profile

Growth Rights
Paul Barringer of Weldon survived economic storms to create
a company as tough as the hardwood lumber he sells.

Special Section

Fuel Injectors
Zero percent financing and generous rebates helped keep
America's economy rolling in the aftermath of Sept. 11.

Tar Heel Travels

Jackson County
Ride the steam train or raft 'The Tuck' in an uncluttered mountain paradise

Editor's Desk
Executive Voices
State Government
Letter from Phil Kirk

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