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January 22, 2014

Durham, N.C.-based Cree, maker of LED technology and products, including a $10 LED bulb found at Home Depot, reported a 20% increase in second-quarter sales.

The company's revenues of $415.1 million were up from $346.3 million in the year-ago quarter. Net income for the second quarter, ended Dec. 29, was $35.7 million, up 75% from last year's second quarter.

December 9, 2013

Professional Builders Supply was ranked fifth in the Triangle Business Journal’s 2013 “Fast 50” list of fastest-growing companies in the Raleigh-Durham area.  

Professional Builders Supply was ranked No. 19 in 2012. This is the sixth time the company has been included in the list. 

Professional Builders Supply operates in the North Carolina cities of Morrisville, Wilmington and Charlotte, plus a satellite office in Wake Forest.

August 15, 2013

Durham, N.C.-based Cree, maker of LED lighting products, reported strong gains in sales and net income as it carries the flag for the growth of LED lighting.

Cree announced revenue of $375.0 million in the fourth quarter, up 22% from revenue of $306.8 million in the same quarter last year. Net income for the fourth quarter was $28.2 million, up 182%.

November 14, 2011

The German parent company of laminate flooring maker Pergo has put its North American operations on the block, according to an article in the Triangle Business Journal of Raleigh/Durham North Carolina. 

October 26, 2011

KB Home is expanding its presence in the Durham, N.C., market with Orchard Ridge, a new community of Built to Order single-family homes. KB Home already has four other communities currently open in the Durham area.

A grand opening is planned for Oct. 29 from noon to 3 p.m. 

October 26, 2011

KB Home is expanding its presence in the Durham, N.C., market with Orchard Ridge, a new community of Built to Order single-family homes. KB Home already has four other communities currently open in the Durham area.

A grand opening is planned for Oct. 29 from noon to 3 p.m. 

October 28, 2010

Cree Inc., the Durham, N.C.-based manufacturer of LED lighting products, has elected Robert Tillman to...

August 3, 2008

As part of the deal, Scott Revord, who served as director of sales and marketing...

April 24, 2008

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said the market is performing “unevenly.”...