Welcome to Pharr

A Family of Companies

We are a unique, family-owned group of companies with a clear commitment to innovation, demonstrated excellence across industries, community involvement and diverse corporate offerings.

A Tradition of Innovation

The greatest discoveries are made by those who can see what others haven’t: those willing to look far ahead, try a new way, embrace a bold idea.

We believe in big discoveries. And we believe in the big values that make innovative discoveries possible. Prioritizing relationships. Valuing people. Serving our clients better and faster and more reliably than anyone else.

It’s how Pharr sets course for the future. Innovation, fueled by strong family roots, will define our focus and drive our successes.

What’s New at Pharr

Pharr CEO Receives Spirit of the Carolinas Award

During the Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 17th annual Salute to Business & Manufacturing, Pharr’s President and CEO, Bill Carstarphen, received the Spirit of the Carolinas Award as well as The Order of the Long Leaf Pine from the state of North Carolina.

Phenix Flooring Hires New Marketing Manager – Cristy Ponder

Phenix Flooring, a Pharr family company, is excited to announce the addition of Cristy Ponder as marketing manager. Ponder will be supporting the execution and implementation of brand strategy through marketing initiatives such as product launches, major tradeshows, sales promotions, public relations, social content creation and website updates.

Pharr’s EVP of HR, Christy H. Gliddon, SPHR, SCP Named Gaston County Women Who Rocks

Christy H. Gliddon was recognized by the Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce as a Gaston County Woman Who Rocks for her role in aiding and inspiring other working women within Pharr and the community.

A Commitment to Community

Christmas Town U.S.A. ® 2019

The 2019 Christmas Town U.S.A. will begin on December 2nd with the 19th Annual Tree Lighting Cermony!

United Way Make a Difference Day

Make A Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others – a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors.

St. Jude’s Research Hospital

Strand Hospitality has teamed up with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, raising money to help find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.