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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 […]

New plant could have up to $10 million annual payroll

May 10. Max Solutions, founded in November 2021, will invest more than $27 million in a manufacturing facility in Concord, creating 150 new jobs. Max’s new 150,000-square-foot plant will produce custom folding cartons, labels, and inserts for the health care and consumer industries, with sustainability in mind as well as meeting the market demands in […]

VinFast manufacturing

Vietnamese automaker will invest $2 billion in NC factory

March 29. VinFast, the Vietnamese automaker with a new line of electric vehicles, will build its first North American automotive assembly and battery manufacturing plant in the Triangle Innovation Point megasite in Chatham County. The $2 billion investment will create 7,500 jobs, but President Joe Biden said the overall investment will be on the order […]

Photo: Toyota pressroom

Toyota to build $1.3B battery plant in NC

Dec. 7. Toyota’s new North American battery manufacturing plant will create at least 1,750 jobs and contribute more than $9.5 billion to the North Carolina economy over the next 20 years. “The future of mobility is electrification and the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite is the ideal location to make that future a reality,” said Ted Ogawa, CEO […]

$19.2 million expansion brings 133 new jobs to Catawba

Oct. 15. Pöppelmann Plastics USA , a supplier for Metrolina Greenhouses in Huntersville, will invest more than $19.2 million at its manufacturing campus in Catawba County. The German company, a leading manufacturer of plastic components and parts with more than 2,500 employees worldwide, focuses on plastic pots and cultivation systems for the commercial horticulture industry. […]


NC manufacturing worth more than $100 billion to state’s economy

  Sept. 28. With more than 10,250 manufacturers, North Carolina is the fifth largest manufacturing economy in the United States, and the largest in the Southeast. “From life-saving treatments and medical supplies to personal jets and agricultural equipment, North Carolina-made products are making tremendous impacts on the world,” said Gov. Roy Cooper. He has declared […]