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Marshall USA Chooses Piedmont Triad Airport in Greensboro; Invests $50 Million and Creates 240 Jobs

Marshall USA LLC, a subsidiary of Marshall Aerospace, a British aerospace and defense contractor, will invest $50 million for a new planned maintenance inspection (PMI) facility at Piedmont Triad Airport, creating 240 jobs in Guilford County. The facility will be Marshall Aerospace’s U.S. Operations Hub, which will include maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) services and… Read more »


Cross Technology Expanding in Yadkin County

Cross Technology, a machining company in Winston-Salem is expanding to a 140,000-square-foot building in East Bend. The company employs about 80 people expects to hire 120 within two years and invest $3.4 million. Cross Technology makes wiring harnesses, plastic injection and heat-shrink products used in defense and other industries. Most of the company’s products are… Read more »


TAT Piedmont Aviation Expands in Greensboro; Creates 85 Jobs and Invests $12.8 Million

TAT Piedmont Aviation, an aviation Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) company, will expand its operations near the Piedmont Triad International Airport and create 85 jobs. The company will invest $12.8 million to increase the service capacity of its Guilford County facilities. TAT Piedmont’s will add test equipment, production tooling, and new machinery to supplement its… Read more »


Tex-Tech Industries Expands in Winston-Salem

Tex-Tech Industries, a leading manufacturer of specialty textiles, will create 49 new jobs in Forsyth County. The company will invest more than $24.8 million to build a new manufacturing center in Winston-Salem. Headquartered in Kernersville, Tex-Tech is a global leader for textile research, development and manufacturing of high-performance fabrics and coatings. Serving the aerospace, automotive,… Read more »


Siemens Mobility, Inc. to Build in Davidson County, Create 506 Jobs and Invest $220 Million

Siemens Mobility, Inc., global manufacturer of rail transportation vehicles and control systems, will build a major advanced manufacturing and rail services center in Davidson County, creating 506 jobs. The company will invest $220 million in Lexington, creating a new carbon neutral facility that will serve the company’s East Coast markets. Siemens Mobility’s advanced manufacturing center… Read more »


Axium Packaging Chooses Archdale; Will Invest $32 million and Create 118 Jobs

Axium Packaging, a manufacturer of packaging and containers, will create 118 jobs in Randolph County over the next three years. The company will invest $32 million to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Archdale. Axium Packaging is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio and makes packaging for personal care, household chemical, over-the-counter pharmaceutical and food products.… Read more »


Egger Wood Products Invests Again in Lexington

Egger Wood Products is investing $22 million at its 2-year-old, million-square-foot plant in Lexington. This expansion will allow the company to make a key component for its line of thermally fused particle board instead of importing it from Austria where the company is headquartered. The new domestic-production line will add 26 jobs. Egger also announced… Read more »


Revere Copper to Locate in Mebane

Revere Copper Products has leased a facility in Mebane to manufacture copper bus bars primarily for electrical and electronic equipment. The company plans to hire 30 to 40 people. Mebane was chosen for the move because of its proximity to existing and potential Revere customers and suppliers. Read more…


Renfro Brands Expands in Surry County

Renfro Brands will expand operations in Mount Airy. The company plans to invest approximately $2 million in equipment and infrastructure at its Riverside Drive facility and create up to 35 new jobs. Renfro Brands was founded in Mount Airy in 1921 and is known as a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of quality socks and… Read more »


Avgol Expanding in Davie County

Avgol, a multinational non-woven textiles maker, is committing to a $97 million expansion of its plant in Mocksville and will add 52 jobs with an average annual wage of $55,647 by the end of 2024. The company currently employs 280 at the Mocksville facility.  The expansion will build capacity in meltblown nonwovens used in baby… Read more »



The #CarolinaCore is home to the best hospital in NC!

Moses Cone Hospital was ranked T1 by @BusinessNC based on patient-satisfaction surveys, infections, readmissions & mortality rates for common procedures. @ConeHealth

@greensborocity @gsochamber

Alamance Community College's $26.1 million Biotechnology Center of Excellence is open!

The professors and faculty at the new #biotech building are preparing and training the next generation of #healthcare workers right here in the #CarolinaCore!

NC has the third best state climate for #aerospace #manufacturing in 2022!

@PwCUS attributes this to improved cost structure & infrastructure quality which have led #aerospace manufacturers like @hondajet & @boomaero to select the #CarolinaCore as home.


We're working in conjunction with @CarolinaCore_FC to give away one free hat this week!

Winner will be announced on this weekend's show.

Details on how to enter below 👇

#NCSoccer #CarolinaCore

'We're super excited about it': Wolfspeed CEO ready to welcome President Joe Biden @NCCarolinaCore #CarolinaCore

In 2022, NC was ranked the top state for business by @CNBC with building, electricity & living costs below the national average.

NC is also the third fastest-growing state with new members of the workforce arriving every day in the #CarolinaCore!

The Greensboro-High Point area has been ranked 8th in the top-10 of @SiteSelection's mid-tier metros with 27 #econdev projects planned.

The #CarolinaCore's @VinFastUS & @Wolfspeed projects were also ranked in the top-10 of individual project categories.

BREAKING: @SiemensMobility will invest $220 million to build an eastern U.S. rail car manufacturing facility in @CityofLexington. The project will create 500+ new jobs and will be supported by a $32.8 million incentive package.

The #CarolinaCore is moving full steam ahead! 🚂


Burlington's city council approved $2.2M in subsidies for a new aviation center that @Labcorp plans to develop at @FlyBurlingtonNC.

LabCorp will construct the 54K sq. ft. facility on 7 acres of land. #econdev #CarolinaCore


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