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North Carolina
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Most Admired Companies 2007
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Best Places to Live in North Carolina
  Population
Cary 106,400
Raleigh 341,500
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Most Admired
Nucor Charlotte 2
Duke Energy Charlotte 3
Wachovia Charlotte 4
Bank of America Charlotte 2
VF Greensboro 3
Lowe's Mooresville 4
Martin Marietta Materials Raleigh 2
Contenders
Sonic Automotive Charlotte 7
Goodrich Charlotte 9
Quintiles Transnational Durham 10
Sealy Trinity 5
BB&T Corp Winston-Salem 7
Industry champions
Nike Apparel
Whole Foods Food and Drug Stores
Cisco Network Communications
Most admired for people management
FedEx 1
Procter & Gamble 1
Google 2
Most admired for innovation
Apple 2
Google 2
FedEx 1
How we pick the Most Admired companies
The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group started with the FORTUNE 1,000... (more)