Dell Computers Plans 500,000-s.f. Plant in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Winston-Salem is close to completing plans for the first phase of work on Dell Inc.'s 500,000-square-foot plant in southeast Forsyth County. Bob Leak, the president of Winston-Salem Business Inc., said yesterday that the economic-development group...

"We're waiting for more information from Dell as to what the requirement of its processes will be," Palmer said. "We feel confident that we can handle the project.

"If Dell wanted it built in the same time frame as the Tennessee plant, it would require running 24-7 shifts. If it's more like six months, we would run two shifts six days a week."