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Siemens Energy investing $150 million in Meck County expansion

Feb. 14. Siemens Energy, one of the world’s leading energy technology companies, will invest $150 million to expand its current facility located off Westinghouse Boulevard in Charlotte. It means 475 new jobs with an average salary of $82,052 a year. “We are excited to have Siemens Energy choose Charlotte for its advanced manufacturing facility,” said […]

Fiber optics firm LTA will bring 54 new jobs to Gaston County

Jan. 10. Lynddahl Telecom America (LTA), a duct solutions company for fiber optics installations, will create 54 new jobs in Gaston County. The company will invest more than $5.6 million over the next three years to establish its first North American plastic extrusion production site in Belmont. LTA specializes in product development and customization as […]

Major expansion of manufacturer in Catawba County means 48 new jobs

Dec. 6. Millwork & Panel, a residential siding manufacturer, will invest more than $14 million over the next three years to expand its vinyl siding operations in Claremont creating 48 new jobs in Catawba County. Over the next five years, the total investment is expected to be more than $27 million. Background Millwork & Panel […]

Rendering of Toyota facility in Liberty NC

Toyota investing $8 billion and creating 3,000 new jobs in NC

Oct. 31. Toyota has announced plans to invest an additional $8 billion in its electric battery manufacturing site in Randolph County, including hiring another 3,000 employees. Toyota’s total investment in the Randolph County site is approaching $14 billion and more than 5,000 jobs. “North Carolina’s transition to a clean energy economy is bringing better paying […]

Manufacturing Week in NC

NC manufacturing by the numbers

Oct. 4. With the eighth-largest manufacturing economy in the United States, and the largest manufacturing workforce in the southeast, manufacturing remains essential to the success of every sector of North Carolina’s economy. Here’s a look at manufacturing in North Carolina as Manufacturing Week gets under way. Number of NC manufacturers: 11,000 Multiplier effect: For every […]

EPOC Environ, an environmental engineering company, will build its first US plant in Statesville

Australian company bringing 226 jobs to Iredell

April 13. An Australian environmental cleanup company is coming to Statesville where it is completing its first plant in the United States. EPOC Enviro, which will get $1.6 million in state incentives, will bring 226 jobs that pay an average of $64,000 a year. Hiring begins this summer. The 260,000 square-foot plant on Route 70 […]


Albemarle Corp. to invest $200 million in technology park

Dec. 13. Albemarle Corp. plans to add 200 new jobs in a new $200 million state-of-the-art Albemarle Technology Park in University City. It will focus on the research and development of advanced materials, novel process development, and next-generation lithium products. Innovations from the new site will enhance lithium recovery, improve production methods, and introduce new […]

Pasta maker will move US operations to Newton

Dec. 9. Pasta Piccinini, a manufacturer of pasta products, plans to move all its US operations from California to Newton. The Italian company will invest $6 million on acquisition, renovation of the facility and installation of pasta manufacturing machinery and equipment, creating at least 27 new jobs over 3 years. The new jobs, including sales […]

New NSI facility in Huntersville

Fast-growing NSI has moved into 152,000 sq. ft. facility in Huntersville

Dec. 7. Huntersville-based NSI Industries, a leading provider of electrical, HVAC, and building technology product solutions, has officially moved into its new 152,000-square-foot headquarters and distribution center on Reese Boulevard. “NSI has grown exponentially over the past several years, and we needed both office and distribution space to accommodate that growth,” explained G. R. Schrotenboer, […]

Pregis to invest more than $11M in Newton plant

Nov. 9. Pregis, a manufacturer and provider of protective packaging products for end markets, plans to expand its existing manufacturing facility in Newton where it produces temporary protective films. Over the next three years, Pregis plans to create 10 jobs and invest more than $11 million in new production lines and building improvements. Salaries for […]