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Toyota To Build Battery Manufacturing Plant at Greensboro-Randolph Megasite

Toyota will build its first North American battery manufacturing plant for a new generation of vehicles in North Carolina, creating at least 1,750 jobs. Toyota will invest $1.29 billion at the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite. The new plant in Randolph County will initially produce batteries for Toyota’s hybrid electric vehicles, and intends to produce batteries for battery… Read more »

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Smart Pallet maker to invest $40 million, create 200 jobs in Davie County

Palltronics, the maker of the world’s first fully-trackable shipping pallet, has chosen Mocksville for its first manufacturing facility. The highly-anticipated pallets are already sold out for the first three years of production. The Michigan-based company has leased a new 253,000-square-foot industrial building in the SouthPoint Business Park on US 601 North and plans to invest… Read more »

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Clears the Way for Future I-685 Interstate Designation in the Carolina Core

The Carolina Core is one step closer to adding another interstate shield to the region, thanks to language included in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill signed by President Joe Biden on Monday. Business and civic leaders within the region are partnering with local, state and federal officials to designate part of Highway U.S. 421 as a… Read more »

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Pharmaceutical manufacturer Cambrex plans High Point expansion

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Cambrex Corp. said Friday it will create 78 new jobs in High Point as part of a $30 million manufacturing expansion. Cambrex focuses on the small molecule sector that provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. With 40 years’ experience, Cambrex serves clients in North America and… Read more »

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Mohawk Industries Expanding in Davidson County

Mohawk Industries, a manufacturer of flooring products and accessories, will create 87 new jobs and invest $87 million to expand its laminate manufacturing facility in Thomasville. Mohawk Industries is a Fortune 500 leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. The company has operated in North Carolina… Read more »

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Woodgrain Inc. Saves 80 Jobs in Surry County

Woodgrain Inc., has acquired the assets of former mill operations owned by Independence Lumber Inc. of Elkin, saving 80 jobs with plans to create an additional 10 as it ramps up ongoing production. The company plans to invest an additional $1 million in new machinery and equipment over the next two years. Woodgrain Inc. makes… Read more »

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Precision Textiles to locate production facility in Troy

Precision Textiles, a global supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminates, will locate a manufacturing facility in Troy to better serve its customer base in the mattress industry. The Totowa, New Jersey-based company will employ 100 at the plant in Montgomery County and also operates a warehouse in Archdale. “This new factory will enable us… Read more »

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More industrial product is on the drawing board! Our region is hot for new development! Davidson commissioners plan to address plan for speculative industrial site https://bit.ly/33KjPpZ #CarolinaCore #econdev #CRE

Davie County is ON FIRE with manufacturing announcements - 7 to wrap up 2021 - congrats to our friends @DavieCountyNC “Mocksville in the middle: Davie's economic surge a convergence of highways, proactive partnerships” https://bit.ly/3GVYDvH

Our @nc_governor has announced Boom Supersonic will build its new airliner at @flyfrompti in the #CarolinaCore of #NorthCarolina. More than 1750 jobs and $500m investment. @boomaero #aviation #econdev @gsochamber @edpnc

Kevin Baker is kicking off a big announcement @flyfrompti right now! Hundreds of business and elected leaders here to salute new #aviation #jobs in the #CarolinaCore! #econdev. @nccomerce @gsochamber @edpnc

You can find a lot of variety in this region! Check out @elsewheremuseum in @DowntownGSO ! Thanks for visiting, @carininthecity - come back soon!
One woman's forgotten collection is turned into art at North Carolina's Elsewhere Museum https://bit.ly/3nRcYC0 @Roadtrippers

Terrific dining here in the #CarolinaCore ! Machete in Greensboro, Harvest Grill in Dobson only NC restaurants to make Yelp's Top 100 list - https://bit.ly/3fH7VzJ #dining @Yelp

Congrats to our Aggies!!

North Carolina A&T State University marching band named 2021 HBCU Sports Band of the Year. #aggiesdo https://bit.ly/3tSBxSN @ncatsuaggies

Moore County looks to diversify its economy – here's how - Triad Business Journal https://bit.ly/3GNDByZ #econdev

Burlington Economic Development is poised for a prosperous and productive 2022. A reflection on our busy 2021 shows the funding, planning and momentum are in place to accomplish big things! Read more at http://burlingtonnc.gov/blog #EconDev #BurlingtonNC #HappyNewYear

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