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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 […]

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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 […]

Nature’s Value moving HQ, manufacturing to Winston-Salem

Aug. 11. Nature’s Value Inc., a contract vitamin and dietary supplements manufacturer, will move its headquarters to the Winson-Salem area and build a manufacturing plant. The total investment is nearly $20 million. Fifty-two jobs will be moved to the new location from an existing plant in Lexington. The company, which was based in Coram, NY, […]

Ball Corp. bringing 220 new jobs to Cabarrus

July 28. Ball Corp. will create 220 new jobs when it invests $383.8 million in a new facility at The Grounds at Concord, the site of the former Philip Morris plant. Ball will join Red Bull and Rauch in what will become a beverage manufacturing hub in Cabarrus. Ball will manufacture aluminum cans for Red […]

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Virtual trade show focuses on supply chain

Economic development organizations from 16 Charlotte-area counties will present a business expo designed to build business connections among Charlotte region manufacturers and strengthen regional supply chains. “Of the many changes and impacts experienced this past year, there have been many instances in our Lake Norman region where local manufacturers have experienced significant supply chain disruptions,” […]

ZND US opens manufacturing operation in Statesville

May 13. ZND U.S. plans to invest an estimated $5.7 million after purchasing and renovating the former Iron World Manufacturing facility on James Farm Road in Statesville. The company plans to hire 43 full-time employees. “We are very excited to be launching in the US market. After years of careful planning, we can provide the […]