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Industrial manufacturer marks official opening of High Point operations

Amada corporate leaders, elected High Point officials and economic development professionals and were on hand Friday for the official ribbon cutting and ceremony start-up of the company’s manufacturing operations. Amada is the latest foreign investment win for High Point. In November, Netherlands-based coatings company AkzoNobel announced a 500,000-square-foot, $55 million expansion of its manufacturing facility. In October, High… Read more »

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Greek company to create new jobs in east Greensboro

Growth and expansion are happening for east Greensboro.   A company based out of Greece called Systems Sunlight, a battery-making company, announced its plans to call east Greensboro its home. They plan to invest nearly $7 million and create 46 jobs ranging from manufacturing to assembly. Read More…

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Forsyth County Job Growth on the Rise

Job growth in Winston-Salem Forsyth County is on the rise. Reports from The Bureau of Labor Statistics show the metro area added more than 10,000 jobs over the last two years. That’s better than similar metro areas in the U.S., including Charlotte and Atlanta. “I feel it’s our entire economy chipping in and at the… Read more »

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North Carolina’s PTI Airport targets aerospace, logistics

HondaJet assembly line

It must have been music to the ears of economic development and airport folks in the Greensboro-High Point area of North Carolina. Over the summer, Honda Aircraft Company announced groundbreaking on an expansion of its facility at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro. The expansion will allow a major increase in production at a factory… Read more »

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Ox Bodies will open High Point plant in October

Ox Bodies, a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corp., will open a manufacturing facility here, the High Point Economic Development Corp. announced Wednesday. The company will hire 15 people the first year at an annual average wage of $49,000, and operations are expected to begin in October, the announcement said. The High Point City Council in… 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

@chathamedc
@gsochamber
@Randolph_EDC
@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.

@chathamedc

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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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