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Small business – runner up: Dollars in collars

IES-client and Union County's 2 Hounds Design recently received recognition as BusinessNC's 2016 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR RUNNER-UP. Company founder and President Alisha Navarro was profiled on BusinessNC's website. Navarrro started 2 Hounds Design in 2003 with $500...

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Statesville composite manufacturer achieves AS 9100C registration; ready to expand into aerospace industry

Highland Composites, a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturer of composites structures in Statesville, recently attained their AS 9100C registration which is an aerospace standard based on ISO 9001 quality management system requirements. Highland Composites is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Highland Industries that was formed in 2013 to focus on the composites products. With the achievement of AS 9100C registration, Highland Composites will enter the aerospace market as a preferred supplier.

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IES Partners with TNCPE to Strengthen NCAfE Awards

NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) has announced a strategic partnership with the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE) to administer the State Excellence Award as part of the North Carolina Awards for Excellence (NCAfE) program. IES has been...

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