the only city of the interior of Brazil, not capital of State, that became headquarters of an agency of leadership of the process of industrialization of the country, the Federacy of the Industries of the State of the Paraba? FIEP. (RASP, 1999, P. 125) Thus, in the year of 1959, the city was the headquarters of the I Meeting of the Bishops northeast, event carried through with the purpose to find alternatives for the dinamizao and the development of the region. To cure the problems that afflicted the Northeast, the federal government it offered tax incentives to implement the development of the region. She was servant, in 15 of December of 1960, the SUDENE and from together created with the agency the necessary conditions so that the dynamic center of the Northeast region, exporting and before primary, was substituted there by the industrial sector, for where they had been canalized the investment of the Federal Government. Offering easinesses not verified in other cities, Great Campina strategically obtained to at the beginning attract new industries of the decade of 60 of century XX, benefiting of the agency just-servant as it detached the historian Damio de Lima in the period understood between 1961 and 1965: They had been approved by the SUDENE, for Great Campina, 9 projects, being 5 of implantation of new industries and 4 of modernization of the existing industries already. Between these projects, two deserve prominence: the Project of Implantation of the Campina Great Industrial Ltda CANDE, producer of plastic pipes e, mainly, the Project of Implantation of the NORTHEAST WALLIG S/A, company of great transport, producer of stoves the liquefeito gas.
(RASP, 1999, P. 126) in history the secondary sector For the first time surpassed the tertiary campinense, employed more 16. 300 people at the beginning of the decade of 60 of century XX. Industrialization was seen as the panacea for the social problems of the city.