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From Crackers to Gelato

June 18, 2012

From Crackers to Gelato Image
Almost 100 years ago, a client left Philip Lance holding the bag — filled with 500 pounds of peanuts. Lance was smart enough to listen to his wife and daughter, who suggested making peanut-butter crackers.
Today, at the company’s Charlotte, North Carolina, headquarters, more than
In Category: Blog

Charlotte USA Community Colleges Meeting the Demands of Today’s Job Market

June 15, 2012


Charlotte USA Workforce




The most recent numbers in Charlotte USA indicate over 3,100 certificates and 1,600 plus associate’s degrees were awarded in areas such as precision production, engineering technology, electromechanical and instrumentation and maintenance technologies, precision systems

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United Technologies Corporation plans to locate its Aerospace Systems HQ in Charlotte

June 13, 2012


The aerospace industry is becoming increasingly important in the Charlotte region, and our standing in the industry got a significant boost today with the announcement that United Technologies Corporation plans to locate its combined Aerospace Systems headquarters in Charlotte following

In Categories: Aerospace Blog

Charlotte USA: Life. In Balance

May 29, 2012

John Cox discusses opportunities and the strength of the motorsports industry in Charlotte USA

May 23, 2012

In Categories: Blog Motorsports

Charlotte USA’s Energy Cluster is Powerful

May 01, 2012


Innovation has always been America’s strong suit, and regional ingenuity was recently on display at the Charlotte Business Journal’s Energy, Inc.:

  • A municipal smart grid system with street lights controlled by a nexgrid system that uses a General Microcircuits device.
  • Carbon fiber
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Charlotte Regional Partnership, Investe São Paulo sign business development agreement

April 20, 2012

From the time that US Airways launched its inaugural flight from Charlotte to Rio de Janeiro in 2010, the Charlotte Regional Partnership identified Brazilian companies as having real potential for growth in Charlotte USA. Brazil’s strength in the automotive, health and personal products,

Albert E. Guarnieri, Partner, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP - Charlotte USA International Growth

April 17, 2012

Covering the Power Grid a Foot at a Time

April 09, 2012

The U.S. has a nationwide web of electric transmission lines, often in locations that are remote. A problem with a line can cause a brief power interruption, or something more severe, such as the major Eastern blackout of 2003 taught us.

The challenge for the industry is how to efficiently

In Categories: Blog Energy

Barry Pronier with Sherpa talks Charlotte USA Workforce

March 26, 2012

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