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Häfele America Expanding Facility in Archdale

Häfele America Co., a worldwide supplier of furniture and architectural hardware components, will add 94,200 sq ft of space to its Archdale distribution center and warehouse. The facility will have 221,200 square feet when the expansion is completed. The overall project is projected to be a $13 million capital investment set to be completed in… Read more »

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FedEx Plans Distribution Facility in Chatham County

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FedEx Corp. plans to open a 338,000 sq ft distribution center in New Hill. The facility, which is slated to open in early 2023, sits along Pea Ridge Road near its intersection with U.S. Highway 1. The distribution center will employ a mix of full-time and part-time workers. “We continue to experience significant package volume… Read more »

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Automotive Manufacturer Selects Carolina Core for Assembly Plant

VinFast, a Vietnamese electric vehicle and battery company, is bringing its first North American automotive assembly and battery manufacturing plant to North Carolina. The company plans to invest $4 billion and create 7,500 jobs in Chatham County, making this the largest economic development project in North Carolina’s history. VinFast evaluated over 50 megasites in 10… Read more »

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Service Offsite Solutions to Expand in Lee County; Create 235 Jobs and Invest $11.8 million

Service Offsite Solutions, a supplier of offsite homebuilding solutions, will create 235 new jobs in a Lee County. The company will invest $11.8 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Sanford. Using innovative processes and high-tech equipment and tools, SOS builds precision framing components for turnkey residential construction. SOS manufactures floors, roofs, and walls… Read more »

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Truliant Federal Credit Union to Hire More Workers in the Triad

Truliant Federal Credit Union is expanding its workforce with a pledge to hire more than 100 employees during 2022. The Winston-Salem-based credit union said the additional workers are needed foremost in its technology and products and services areas. which include mortgage lending, insurance, indirect auto lending and business lending. About half of the jobs are… Read more »

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RPM Wood Finishes Group to Locate in Greensboro

RPM Wood Finishes Group will invest $25 million in a new Greensboro facility. The new facility will create 53 new jobs that pay an average of $70,000. The company makes finishing products for things like wooden furniture, wooden floors, fabrics, and more. RPM’s new facility on Thorndike Road will occupy 60,000 square feet of office… Read more »

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Nordfab Americas to Expand in Thomasville; Invest $5.5 million and Create 25 Jobs

Nordfab Americas, a manufacturer of dust collection ducting for commercial and industrial applications will expand its Thomasville manufacturing facilities with a $5.5 million investment and create 25 new jobs. The company will expand its production and warehouse space from 87,000 square feet to 141,000 square feet. The new jobs created will include assembly personnel, engineers,… Read more »

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Plan C Crypto to open Fayetteville location

Plan C Crypto, a cryptocurrency data mining company plans to open a facility in Fayetteville. The company expects to open the facility in the third quarter of 2022 and employ 19 people initially. It also has facilities coming online in Tarboro, Boone, and Wilson. The firm will look to hire “skilled professionals in the electrical,… Read more »

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Amazon to Create 500 jobs in Fayetteville

Amazon plans to build a 1.3 million square foot fulfillment facility in the Military Business Park in Fayetteville and will create more than 500 full-time jobs and hundreds of other part-time roles. The full-time positions will pay $15.00 per hour with an average annual salary of $33,000. The average wage for Cumberland County is $31,300.… Read more »

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BrassCraft Manufacturing to Expand in Thomasville; Invest $13 million and Create 100 jobs

BrassCraft Manufacturing Co., a leader in the design manufacturing and distribution of plumbing products, will invest more than $13 million and create nearly 100 jobs to expand its manufacturing operations in Thomasville. “The Thomasville team is critical to delivering the quality and craftsmanship that plumbers and contractors have come to expect from BrassCraft products,” said… Read more »

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.@ptpNC Chairman Stan Kelly and President & CEO Mike Fox had the pleasure of showing @VinFastUS CEO Van Anh Nguyen around the @WyndhamChamp.

Major sporting events and new economic developments like the VinFast facility create exponential economic impact in the #CarolinaCore!

Sean Suggs (@Toyota), Mark Owens (@greater_ws) & David Wilensky (@boomaero) had a fantastic day at the @WyndhamChamp Wednesday Pro-Am with @PGATOUR pros @taylormooregolf & @_dennymccarthy.

The #WyndhamChamp creates a huge economic impact in the #CarolinaCore each year!

Here's a chance to brag on Triad innovation through coolest thing made in NC contest https://buff.ly/3BVMuqU #TriadInno #manufacturing #automation #innovation @NCCarolinaCore @ptpNC @gsochamber @greater_ws @alamancechamber

Congratulations, @Randolph_EDC, for putting on a great celebratory annual meeting.
The program featured remarks from an existing-and-expanding company (Technimark) and a new project (Toyota North America).
Impressive momentum is underway in the @NCCarolinaCore.

Here we grow again!

A regulatory bill passed into law last week reserves another $225 million for growth of @Toyota's plant in the #CarolinaCore. #econdev

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@NCCommerce

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With an increasing need for STEM workers in the #CarolinaCore with companies like @Toyota and @boomaero hiring soon, @Coretechmold22 started a summer camp: Molding Kids for Success STEM Camp.

Core makes plastic parts for @VolvoTrucks, @MackTrucks & more!

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Exciting news out of Chatham County!

@VinFastUS is beginning to prep for their $4 billion car manufacturing plant this month with production of vehicles set to begin in 2024.

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#CarolinaCore communities are investing in regional amenities that improve our quality of life. @HPEDC is adding 15+ new restaurants and shops, @gsochamber has the @WyndhamChamp and @greater_ws has the @wsopen, plus more! Check it out ⬇️

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Labcorp to spin off its clinical development business, creating second public company https://buff.ly/3BsJq5d #spinoff #IPO #biotech #healthcare @Labcorp @alamancechamber @ptpNC @NCCarolinaCore

The #CarolinaCore continually invests in workforce development initiatives that fuel regional industry needs. From local internships to apprenticeship programs, we provide talent with hands-on training for careers in engineering, cybersecurity and more.

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