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 ―

IndustryWeek: Manufacturing Marches On

Ramping Up Production in North Carolina Our final stop moves south, to Lexington, North Carolina, which recently became home to EGGER Group’s 20th manufacturing plant. It is also the Austrian company’s first site in North America, developed to better serve the U.S. market. Here the manufacturer will produce both raw particleboard as well as thermally… Read more »

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Chick-Fil-A Creating 160 Jobs, $52 Million Investment in Carolina Core

Chick-fil-A’s new facility in Alamance County, scheduled to open in early 2022, is the company’s first permanent, full-scale distribution center outside of its headquarters location. According to Chick-fil-A Supply’s senior director, the Carolina Core “provides great access to talent and is in close proximity to major transit routes, enabling us to best serve our customers: Chick-fil-A franchised operators, licensees, and… Read more »

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