Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing Site Ready for Occupants

The Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) Site, a 1,802-acre industrial megasite in western Chatham County, is ready for heavy industry companies to move in. The megasite is not completely functional, but everything left to do must follow company commitments to build at CAM. “Sewer is the biggest thing,” said CAM site owner Tim Booras., adding… Read more »

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Hot Shots Distributing Moving to High Point

Hot Shots Distributing, Inc., a distributor of hot sauce and fiery food products to large and small retailers, boutiques, and gift stores, has announced plans to invest $565,000 in a new distribution and manufacturing operation in High Point. Matt Heald, vice president, added, “High Point has an attractive real estate market that is perfectly suited… Read more »

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Stokes County Company Expanding

Machine & Welding of Danbury a family-owned and operated company established in 2013, is investing approximately $3 million in a new 37,500-square-foot building where it will relocate its manufacturing operations from its current 8,500-square-foot facility. The company is a manufacturer specializing in making steel components for cell towers and transformer platforms for utility poles. The… Read more »

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Forsyth Tech Receive $5 million Department of Labor grant

Forsyth Technical Community College has been awarded $5 million from the Department of Labor grant to support community colleges in advancing career pathways in manufacturing to meet employers’ demand for more skilled workers. Forsyth Tech will lead a consortium of eight community colleges across the Piedmont Triad in a project called Aligning the Workforce Education System for Manufacturing. Joining with Forsyth Tech… Read more »

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Business Facilities magazine names North Carolina its “2020 State of the Year”

Business Facilities, a national publication serving corporate site selectors, has named North Carolina its “2020 State of the Year,” recognizing NC’s success in winning projects that create capital investment and new jobs. “North Carolina is leveraging its advantages ― including a prime logistics location, a steadily expanding skilled workforce and impressive higher education resources ―