Tailor-made Tour - Gov. McCrory visits United Sewing

Michelle T. Bernard
Staff Writer

Gov. Pat McCrory visited United Sewing Machine (USM) in Conover on Friday in honor of their 30th year in business.

USM is a manufacturer and marketer of sewing and cutting equipment, parts and supplies. According to Co-owner Barbara Benfield, USM is a totally green company – the company installed rooftop solar panels last year and they use their own power and sell any excess to Duke Power.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.