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Feb 24, 2021

Craftspace Aims To Raise Up To $150K Through Crowdfunding Campaign

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted 2 hours ago

Wilmington-based Craftspace Inc., a company that upcycles shipping containers into modular buildings, is looking to raise up to $150,000 with the help of a crowdfunding campaign. Craftspace CEO Bryan Kristof said Wednesday that the company is looking to raise the funds to support its business and to advance its products. The company is aiming for $150,000 through its ...

Feb 24, 2021

GE Hitachi Makes Headway On SMR Design In The U.S.

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted About 2 hours ago

Wilmington-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has made further progress on its work to license its small modular reactor design in the United States, according to a news release. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a Final Safety Evaluation Report (FSER) for the second of five licensing topical reports (LTRs) that have been submitted for the BWRX300  ...

Feb 23, 2021

The number of travelers flying in and out of the Wilmington International Airport in January were the lowest since last summer, according to figures released by the airport this month. Overall passenger figures at the Wilmington International Airport (ILM) for the month of January were down 61% from the same month the previous year. There were 30,400 inbound and outboun ...

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Rational Behavior During Irrational Times

Posted Feb 18, 2021
“A genius with poor emotional control can be a financial disaster. An ordinary person with a handful of behavioral traits can be wealthy.”
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Feb 22, 2021

PPD Awarded Study To Help Develop PTSD Drugs

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 22, 2021

PPD Inc. (Nasdaq: PPD) has been awarded Defense Health Agency funds to support PTSD drug development, according to a news release. The global contract research organization has received a Research Project Award (RPA) "to develop and execute an adaptive platform clinical research trial of drug interventions to treat post-traumatic ...

Feb 19, 2021

Brunswick Co. Aerospace Manufacturer Relocates To Ohio

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 19, 2021

QRP Inc., a manufacturer of locking quick release pins for the aerospace industry, has closed its Brunswick County headquarters. QRP's facility, previously at 2307 Mercantile Drive NE in Leland, closed in December and moved to Ohio, company officials said in an email last week. The move was a decision by the firm's parent company to consolida ...

Feb 19, 2021

Downtown Momentum

By Jenny Callison, posted Feb 19, 2021

When Holly Childs arrived in Wilmington recently, she landed in a downtown undergoing major transformations. Parks and county facilities are being reimagined, historic buildings continue to be renovated and adapted to new uses, large-scale housing developments are bringing more residents downtown and downtown merchants are thinking in new ways.   So it’s pe ...

Feb 19, 2021

Transit Director Leads Adaptation

By Laura Moore, posted Feb 19, 2021

Wave Transit’s role in the community’s physical and economic well-being is something Wave’s new executive director, Marie Parker, wants residents to understand.   “I am a positive person by nature, and I am also a fixer. If there is an issue that needs to be addressed, I will work to fix it. Now, two months into this job, I am 100% invested i ...

Feb 18, 2021

ILM Again Lands Boston Flight

By Cece Nunn, posted Feb 18, 2021

American Airlines announced Thursday that it is launching a Boston seasonal flight at Wilmington International Airport. Nonstop flights between Boston (BOS) and ILM will run each Saturday from June 5 through Aug. 14, said Julie Wilsey, airport director for ILM, in an email. The Wilmington addition is part of a summer launch of 12 new domestic routes for American Airl ...

Feb 17, 2021

Cardinal Foods Plans $26M Investment, 50 New Jobs With Facility Expansion

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 17, 2021

Burgaw-based Cardinal Foods LLC has plans to expand its facility and services in Pender County, according to a news release. The local food processor, at 201 Progress Drive in Pender Industrial Park, has plans to expand its existing facility to an additional 56,000 square feet for food-grade processing.  Cardinal Foods plans to invest more than $26 million ...

Feb 15, 2021

​City Wide Facility Solutions Opens Office In Wilmington

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 15, 2021

City Wide Facility Solutions, a management company in the building maintenance industry, has established a location in Wilmington, according to a news release. The location at 100 B Old Eastwood Road, Suite 31, in Wilmington is the overall company's fourth location in North Carolina, and serves its coastal region, including Wilmington, New Bern,  ...

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