1:08 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Triad Business Owner Turns Junk Into Millions

In this week's business report with Justin Catanoso, The Triad Business Journal's Catherine Carlock talks about her story on the huge success of Greensboro business owner D.H. Griffin.

In 2005, D.H. Griffin companies imploded Burlington Industries corporate headquarters in Greensboro.
Credit D.H. Griffin Companies & Triad Business Journal

Griffin's company is one of the world’s largest demolition contractors and is widely known for the removal of debris at the World Trade Center site in New York after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Carlock explains how Griffin has turned junk into a multi-million dollar business.

The Triad Business Journal's Catherine Carlock explains why 25,000 projects in 56 years is still not enough to keep D.H. Griffin,75, from working at his beloved family business in Greensboro.

Justin Catanoso is director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University and a regular contributor to WFDD.

Catherine Carlock covers commercial and residential real estate, construction, economic development and retailing and restaurants for the Triad Business Journal. To read her story about D.H. Griffin go to .  More business news stories can also be found at

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