Company and / or organization (51 or more employees)
Imagine One Hospitality: The Imagine One Hospitality division is a relatively new group of catering and event businesses compared to Imagine One’s 40 year history with more than 90 companies in many consumer and business segments. The hotel company officially started in late 2017 when it bought control of a local restaurant and was later remodeled, renamed and relaunched under the new identity of CafÃ© Rule and Wine Bar. The partners’ objectives include the acquisition of several existing businesses and the start-up of others in the region. Imagine One Hospitality’s local businesses include CafÃ© Rule and Wine Bar, Mas Amor Cantina, Vintage House and Peppervine Restaurant (Charlotte), with several future projects in the works for Hickory. Imagine One Hospitality is also actively engaged in the community and supports many local non-profit organizations as well as cultural and educational events.
Shurtape: Headquartered in Hickory, Shurtape Technologies LLC is a leading manufacturer and distributor of adhesive tapes and consumer products for the home and office, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Denmark, Australasia and United Arab Emirates. , and China. Together, its subsidiaries serve many markets, including DIY, home products, industry / MRO, building and construction, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, automotive, marine, l aerospace, arts and entertainment, graphic arts, sound control, medical and retail. In addition to specialty adhesive solutions, Shurtape offers products under recognizable brands such as Duck, FrogTape, Painter’s Mate, Shurtape, T-Rex and Kip. Shurtape Technologies remains a strong supporter of the Town of Hickory’s vision for economic development with a focus on people, infrastructure and community. The company continues to grow its business in Hickory through ongoing and planned future investments in physical infrastructure, as well as the continued growth and maintenance of its Hickory-based workforce that works in the various manufacturing plants and administrative and administrative offices of the company. Shurtape also supports the local arts community and the K-64 educational initiative to improve the quality of life in the Hickory area.