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Andrews High School Hosts Aviation Career Day

Andrews High School hosted an Aviation Career Day for middle school students from Guilford County to learn more about the different career opportunities in aviation. Students could participate in hands-on activities, such as flight simulators and drones, and interact with representatives from the Piedmont Triad’s largest employers in aviation including Boeing, Honda Jet, HAECO and… Read more »


Dai Nippon Printing Co. to Bring 352 Jobs to Davidson County

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP), a lithium-ion battery pouch manufacturer, will create 352 new jobs in Davidson County. The company will invest $233 million to build its first U.S. advanced manufacturing facility in the City of Linwood. DNP manufactures lithium-ion battery pouches for electric vehicles. The durable yet soft, flexible plastic packaging material will… Read more »


Toyota to Invest an Additional $8 Billion; Create an Additional 3,000 Jobs

Toyota will invest an additional $8 billion in its first North American electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility, adding another 3,000 jobs. The project, called “Toyota Battery Manufacturing North Carolina” was initially a $1.29 billion investment announced in 2021 with expansions in 2022 and 2023 and is now valued at $13.9 billion. The project will create… Read more »


Elizabeth City State University to offer flight school training in the Piedmont Triad

Elizabeth City State University is partnering with Piedmont Flight Training and AeroX to offer a four-year online program in aviation science, which includes a pilot’s license. Piedmont Flight Training will be ECSU’s affiliated flight school partner, training students at its Smith Reynolds Airport facility in Winston-Salem. AeroX, a nonprofit organization building air traffic control infrastructure… Read more »


Metal Works to Expand in High Point; Add 20 Jobs

Metal Works of High Point will expand its operations, investing $2,819,000 and adding 20 jobs. The company has purchased 1245 Hickory Chapel Rd. The 37,050-sf property will house a powder-coating line and additional room for assembly to help meet growing demand. The family-owned company, headquartered in High Point, manufactures metal components, weldments and assemblies for… Read more »


Four New Speculative Buildings Planned for Davie County

The Davie County Economic Development Commission said that there are four new speculative buildings planned for the county’s industrial parks. The buildings will range from 130,000 to 500,000 square feet in space and are currently in the planning stages or under construction to replace those filled in 2021 or 2022 by Hayward Holdings, Sportsfield Specialties,… Read more »


Thomas Built Buses Hiring in High Point

Thomas Built Buses has announced plans to hire up to 280 employees as it adds a production shift. The shift will be in the manufacturer’s Saf-T-Liner C2 plant, which produces traditional and electric school buses. Thomas Built was founded in High Point in 1916 as a streetcar manufacturer. It began making school buses in 1936.… Read more »