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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 »


Technimark Expands in Randolph County; investing $62 million and Creating 220 Jobs

Technimark, LLC, a manufacturing solutions provider for the healthcare and consumer packaging markets, will expand its production operations in Randolph County, creating 220 jobs and investing $62 million. Technimark, headquartered in Asheboro, is a global manufacturing provider for the healthcare, consumer packaging and specialty industrial markets. Technimark specializes in precision injection molding, value-added assembly, and… Read more »


Space Station Builder to lease space in Winston-Salem Regenerative Medicine Accelerator

Axiom Space will partner with the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) and the RegenMed Development Organization (ReMDO). The company will also lease space in the ReMDO Innovation Accelerator, The collaboration will “expand the commercial space economy and support biomedical commercial innovations and manufacturing for biomedical applications in low orbit.” The space station developed… Read more »