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Title New $1,000,000 Electronics Plant Will Be Built Near Black Mountain (Page 2 of 2)
Date September 22, 1954
Description Continued from page 1 of 2

Article announcing plans for the construction of an electronics manufacturing plant near Black Mountain by Kearfott Company, a subsidiary of General Production Equipment Corporation. The plant will be the newest of three electronics-producing plants in the area and will employ two hundred seventy-five people. Plans are for construction to begin in October and production to begin within six months. The chief product will be a small electric motor. Kearfott's principal products and manufacturing divisions are discussed.
Location Location Name: Black Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.6179
Longitude: -82.32123
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Black Mountain (N.C.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
General Precision Equipment Corporation
Kearfott Corporation
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill