Bolstered by a strong work ethic among decidedly
skilled and highly educated employees, Catawba County's workforce
has proven to be adaptable to the requirements of our most
diversified industries. The labor force remains non-union and
consists of dedicated employees whose work ethic stems from a proud
regional history of manufacturing.
Catawba Countyís esteemed higher education
institutions offer targeted workforce training programs and hone the
specific skills that employees need in the regionís increasingly
dynamic economic environment. Organizations such as Catawba Valley
Community College provide customized training for new and expanding
Employment Security Commission of North Carolina is also
readily available to assist companies with recruitment and screening
at no cost to employers. Businesses that relocate to one of the
available industrial sites in NC will have immediate access to a
highly trained and educated workforce.
The EDC Committee of 100 commissioned The
Pathfinders Group, an independent analysis firm from Dallas, Texas,
to do a labor analysis of the laborshed serving Catawba County in
order to determine our real under- and un-employment circumstances.
Armed with a true understanding of our labor picture, we are able to
more accurately quantify our workforce availability to prospective
meantime, we're here to help businesses choose from a variety of
available industrial sites in Catawba
NC and for their call center relocation, corporate expansion, or new
office locations. Contact the Catawba
County EDC to discuss how your business can partner and
prosper with our workforce.
To view a summary of
the Labor Analysis please select the link below:
Summary of The Catawba County Area Labor Availability Report
To view the full Labor
Analysis, please select the following link:
The Catawba County Area Labor Availability Report
Select a link below to
view a .pdf file from our library for more details.
Civilian Labor Force Estimates (& Unemployment
Employment & Temporary Staffing Agencies
"Workforce" Section of the Fact Book
(304 KB) (contains all information above)
Catawba County Economic Development Fact Book