101 Best North Carolina Consumer Companies and Startups

February 6, 2023
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This article showcases our top picks for the best North Carolina based Consumer companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Consumer industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top North Carolina Consumer Startups

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Virtue Labs

Virtue Labs

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Virtue Labs is a haircare brand that offers Alpha Keratin 60ku, a human protein born from regenerative medicine.

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Craftwork is a modern general contracting company that uses technology to simplify repair and renovation projects for homeowners.

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HZO

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HZO delivers customized protective nano and conformal coatings that safeguard electronics from the most demanding environments.

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Get Spiffy

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Get Spiffy is an on-demand car wash and detailing service.

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Kontoor Brands

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Kontoor Brands is a global lifestyle apparel/clothing company with a portfolio of the world’s most iconic denim brands.

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Murphy’s Naturals

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Murphy’s Naturals is a celebrate nature and inspire good through natural products.

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Avadim Health

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Avadim Health is a healthcare and wellness company.

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ChiliSleep

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ChiliSleep offers temperature-regulated sleep products and accessories.

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Entigral Systems

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Entigral Systems is a developer of a sensor automation platform used for rapid, measurable improvements for asset management and tracking.

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Ome

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Ome reinvents the way people live through smart home technology.

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blu eCigs

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blu eCigs manufactures and sells electronic cigarettes and other vapor cigarette accessories.

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Shur-Line

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Shur-Line is a consumer goods company manufacturing paint applications and tools.

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House of Wise

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House Of Wise is a CBD and personal brand that empowers women to take control of their lives

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Lolli

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Lolli is a rewards app that allows users to earn bitcoin when shopping online.

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Improved Nature

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Improved Nature is a plant-based company offering a delicious, sustainable, and high-quality meat substitute.

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PCX Holding

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PCX builds prefabricated electrical power distribution systems for the commercial construction industries.

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Elements Brands

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Elements Brands acquires and scales consumer products brands, with a specific focus on the household goods, personal care, and pet markets.

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Made Trade

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The best online store for exceptionally designed, ethical and sustainable goods.

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CompostNow

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CompostNow collect food scraps from residents and businesses to help them reduce waste and support local gardens.

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EpiCypher

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EpiCypher develops and manufactures novel products and tools for epigenetics and chromatin biology research.

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Disruptive Enterprises

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Disruptive Enterprises is a health and wellness company.

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Courtroom5

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Courtroom5 offers an automated legal toolbox for people in civil court without a lawyer.

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Zoee

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Zoee is the first tele-coaching and business automation platform built by coaches for coaches.

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Canopy Lawn Care

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Canopy uses technology for consumers to purchase and schedule lawn maintenance services.

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CHARLES & COLVARD LTD

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Charles & Colvard, Ltd. is the sole source worldwide for moissanite, a unique created gemstone with exceptional brilliance.

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Hanesbrands

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Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) is a global consumer goods company with more than a century of history and a

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Clutch

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Clutch provides high-quality information technology consulting services.

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Slighter

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Slighter is a behavioral change solution housed in a smart lighter and companion app. It studies smokers habits and coaches them to quit.

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TechSpecs

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An API First Search Engine For Standardized Consumer Electronics Technical Specifications

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Brasstown Beef

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Brasstown Beef is a purveyor of all natural, antibiotic, and hormone-free pastured beef.

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Aries

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Aries manufactures masks from an engineered fabric technology providing high levels of protective filtration combined with breathability.

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Breezi.io

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Breezi.io builds wireless devices that enable homeowners to detect problems with their HVAC systems before they become severe.

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CONSTRUKTS

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CONSTRUKTS is a mixed-reality platform combining physical block constructions.

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NetSanity

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Founded in the southeast in 2013, NetSanity offers a SaaS based secure consumer service for mobile devices.

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Voxelight

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A startup focusing on technology to improve sunscreen protection.

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So-B

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So-B is a health and technology company that is redefining lip and skin health.

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Rebundle

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Rebundle provides synthetic hair products that eliminate skin rashes and single-use waste.

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Skillpop

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SkillPop is a community-driven way for people to access in-person classes on a variety of subjects.

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Mosi

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Mosi is the portable, multi brew infuser with mess-free attachments to make the perfect cup of anything.

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Snap One

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Snap One provides high quality audio and video to custom installation professionals.

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Radiance

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American high-tech consumer electronics manufacturer that designs, engineers, and markets virtual reality personal computing systems.

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Marken

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Marken provides patient-centric supply chain organization in the life sciences industry.

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InVue Security Products

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InVue provides security solutions for the top global retailers’ high theft merchandise.

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Glean

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Glean is a food and beverage company that delivers healthy and fresh foods to its consumers.

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Milkful

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Milkful lactation bars help support breast milk production for breastfeeding moms.

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Implus

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Implus has evolved to become an innovative manufacturer of consumer goods and accessories.

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Freshspire

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Freshspire is a mission-driven company based in Raleigh, NC dedicated to using strong technology to empower food communities.

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Buzy

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Buzy is the first and only solution created to remove the hassle and stress of owning a home.

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Reynolds American

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Reynolds American is a U.S. corporation whose operating companies manufacture and market a full range of cigarettes.

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Norton

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Norton offers a line of door controls designed and manufactured to ensure superior performance and reliability.

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Clarkston Consulting

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Companies in life sciences, consumer products, and retail, partner with Clarkston to promote business growth and implement new technology.

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NSi Industries LLC

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NSi Industries is an electronic manufacturing company offering electrical components and energy management solutions.

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Bloomify

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Bloomify is an e-commerce company that offers indoor carnivorous plants and orchids.

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Kolé Life Foods

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With operations in Baltimore and Charlotte, the purpose of the group is developing and selling natural, healthier and “better for you”.

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Hanesbrands Inc.

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Hanesbrands Inc. is a manufacturer of several clothing brands including Hanes, Champion, Playtex

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Optimis

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Optimis is an innovator of electronic marketplaces and analytics for capital markets.

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Camco Manufacturing

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Camco Manufacturing is a chemical company specializing in antifreeze, camping, cleaning, marine, plumbing, and other products.

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Remodeez

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Remodeez provides an odorless and non-toxic solution to remove everyday odors.

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Ignite USA

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Ignite USA is a consumer goods company specializing in travel mugs and water bottles.

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Luxury Shoe Club

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Luxury Shoe Club is a retail company that offers luxury shoes, sneakers, and boots to its consumers.

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CalicoSol

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Calico Sol provides eco-friendly alternatives to common household goods.

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Keepsake Tales

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Keepsake Tales is a digital publishing startup focusing on children’s literature.

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Big Delicious Brand

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Big Delicious Brand is a food company that offers gourmet specialty food.

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DockATot

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DockATot manufactures and distributes multi-functional docks that can be used for lounging, playing, and resting.

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OhSnap

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ohsnap focuses on consumer electronics for grips, stands, and chargers.

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EnPro Industries

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EnPro Industries is a diversified manufacturer of proprietary engineered products used in critical applications.

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Case Foods, Inc.

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Case Foods is a food production company specializing in poultry products.

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BrainTap

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BrainTap develops brainfitness technology and products

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Spiritus Systems Company Inc

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Spiritus Systems Company Inc is a consumer goods agency that manufactures & sells warfighters’ products.

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Positec

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Positec is a manufacturing company that specializes in the production of power tools and lawn and garden equipment.

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Sundown Audio

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Sundown Audio is engaged in the manufacturing and sales of audio products such as amplifiers, subwoofers, speakers and other accessories.

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botsplash

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Enterprise omni-channel conversational and messaging platform

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ENTR

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Compliance Tech for Food and Beverage

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American & Efird Global

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World’s foremost manufacturers of sewing threads and industrial yarns

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Snugwicks

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Snugwicks is a consumer company that develops performance-based, water-wicking pet gear made with an innovative design to pamper pets.

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Sure!

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Sure! is a provider of plant-based milk for babies and toddlers.

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Appalachian Gear Company

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Appalachian Gear Company is an outdoor lifestyle company that focuses on performance-based clothing.

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CandleScience

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CandleScience is an e-commerce business that develops, designs, tests and distributes wholesale candle making and soap making supplies.

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MEMSCAP

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MEMSCAP, the MEMS leader, provides innovative products and solutions based on micro-electromechanical systems, or MEMS.

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Balega

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Balega is a Sock Manufacturing Company.

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RIM Helmets

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RIM Helmets is a manufacturing company that offers bicycle helmets that protect the rider’s head during impact.

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Genpak

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Genpak, LLC manufactures disposable, foam, plastic, and other food packaging products

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Skura Style

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Square Style is an online store that offers kitchen basic essentials such as kitchen sponges.

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Impact Fulfillment Services

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Impact Fulfillment Services specializes in supply chain,display engineering, planning, packaging, warehouse, and distribution services.

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Elevate Textiles

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Elevate Textiles offers fabric and textile solutions and products.

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Bob Barker Company

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Bob Barker Company is a wholesale company that provides detention products and jail supplies.

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Venturing Lifestyle Designs

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Venturing Lifestyle Designs is a consumer company that manufactures women apparel specializing in clothing for outdoor adventures.

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PROGRESS ENERGY

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Progress Energy, Inc., a utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in

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ThunderWorks

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ThunderWorks develops and produces products to help with calming pet cats and dogs.

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WeaveUp

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WeaveUp takes the frustration out of decorating by letting you choose the design, colors and fabric you want.

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Sock and Accessory Brands Global

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Sock and Accessory Brands Global is a manufacturer and distributor of hoisery and accessory designs.

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Diamond Dynasty Virgin Hair

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Providing the industry’s best virgin hair extensions, lace frontal wigs, 360 frontal wigs and Brazilian virgin hair bundles of human hair.

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AP Emissions Technologies

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AP Emissions Technologies manufactures a complete line of automotive, light truck, and heavy-duty exhaust, and emissions products.

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Pepsi Bottling Ventures

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Pepsi Bottling Ventures is a brand of manufacturing, selling, and distributing some recognized consumer brands.

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Webb

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Webb provides heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) products along with repair, installation and maintenance services.

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Motif Medical

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Motif Medical is an e-commerce platform for breast feeding and maternity products.

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Fun Mom Band

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Fun Mom Band is an accessories company that makes stuff for moms.

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Zuo Modern Contemporary, INC

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Zuo Modern Contemporary is a company that designs and manufactures furniture products.

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VIETRI

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VIETRI is inspiring the celebration of life with family and friends through the beauty of handcrafted Italian designs.

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Blue Rhino

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Blue Rhino is a provider of grill cylinder exchange in the United States.

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Snap One

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Snap One is a firm that designs, manufactures, and distributes technology for security, control, networking, and remote management products

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