Since 1978, the Catawba EDC has assisted in the creation of nearly 25,000 jobs and almost $5 billion in investment.

Since 2000, the Catawba EDC has assisted in the creation of over 9,700 jobs and $3.7 billion in investment. Between 2012 and 2016 the EDC assisted in the creation of over 2,000 jobs and over $2 billion in investment. Announcements for the most years recent include:

2017 Announced Jobs & Investment (to date)
Company Name Product Investment Jobs
Apple Data Center $1,000,000,000 -
Corning Optical Communications Fiber optic cable & communications systems $67,000,000 210
Room & Board Distribution Center for furniture & accessories $12,870,000 13
Sutter Street Manufacturing Upholstered furniture manufacturing $1,900,000 72
Prysmian Group Fiber optic cable $53,800,000 50
Terr Mulch Products Mulch products $8,000,000 16
       
Total (2017 to date)   $1,143,570,000 361

 

2016 Announced Jobs & Investment
Company Name Product Investment Jobs
Dalco Nonwovens Nonwoven fabrics $4,000,000 8
Amphenol Antenna Wireless Base Station Antennas $2,300,000 23
Invictus Lighting LED lighting fixtures - 8
US Conec Fiber optic interconnects $20,000,000 42
Dynamic Air Engineering, Inc. Specialty components for aerospace and defense $7,255,000 46
Minelli USA Specialty wood products $2,000,000 12
Peoples Bank Financial services and banking HQ $3,500,000 25
Temprano Techvestors Technology services for startup businesses $520,188 21
Corning Optical Communications Fiber optic cable & communications systems $30,000,000 105
Prysmian Group Cables for energy and telecom industries $20,000,000 50
GKN Driveline Automotive driveline components $110,000,000 143
Total (2016)   $199,575,188 490

 

2015 Announced Jobs & Investment
Company Name Product Investment Jobs
Prysmian Cables & Systems Optical fiber cables & connectivity $2,500,000 24
Substance Incorporated Print media and overlaminates $3,429,000 9
Taiji Group USA Precision paper spiral-wound tubes $2,500,000 15
Axjo America Fiber optic reels for spooling equipment $11,000,000 14
GKN Sinter Metals Sintered camshaft caps and transmission ends $19,800,000 55
RollEase Inc. Lift systems for window treatments $115,000 16
West Penn Hardwoods Exotic hardwoods $600,000 4
Snyder Paper Industrial, chemical, packaging and janitorial supplies unknown 30
Blue Bloodhound, LLP Connects drivers to motor carriers $3,811,982 191
Project Bishop Data Center $432,000,000 -
Carolina Nonwovens Thermo bonded nonwovens $13,000,000 62
Total (2015)   $488,755,982 420

 

2014 Announced Jobs & Investment
Company Name Product Investment Jobs
Transportation Insight Logistics provider $8,000,000 50
Stewart Superabsorbents Superabsorbent polymers $200,000 3
Cornerstone United Headquarters & call center $2,258,000 35
Roll-Tech Molding Products Solid rubber wheels & tires $1,447,744 4
Snyder Paper Corp. Industrial chemical pkg & janitorial products $850,000 -
Apple Inc. Tactical data center $1,780,608 -
BLowing Rock Brewing Co. Brewery $400,000 -
GKN Driveline Automotive driveline components $122,438,000 228
 Total (2014)    $137,374,352  320

 

2013 Announced Jobs & Investment
Company Name Product Investment Jobs
HSM Solutions Foam & furniture manufacturing supplies - testing lab $1,500,000 3
HSM Solutions Foam & furniture manufacturing supplies - testing lab - 22
Interstate Foam & Supply Cushions & mattresses for furniture industry $4,762,044 50
Vanguard Furniture Co. Upholstered furniture $500,000 15
Convergys Customer service center - 100
CR Laine Upholstered furniture $2,676,660 50
HSM Solutions Foam & furniture manufacturing supplies $1,800,000 137
R & D Plastics Pool noodles, fiber optic wire coverings $1,226,803 16
Hickory Chair Wood & Upholstered Furniture - 58
Apple Hyd Fuel Cell Power generation $5,900,000 -
Apple Inc. Tactical data center $3,589,144 -
United Franchise Group Equipment & distribution $750,000 47
 Total (2013)   $22,704,651 498

 

2012 Announced Jobs & Investment
Company Name Product Investment Jobs
Bed Bath & Beyond Corporate data center $36,800,000 7
Smart Electric, NA HQ, commercial lighting assembly & distribution $500,000 4
Blue Ridge Molding Injection molding of towel & tissue dispensers $1,700,000 18
Taiji USA Paper tubes & bobbins for textile industry $3,520,000 78
Convergys Customer service center  - 140
US Drainage Nonwovens for drainage, plastic thermoforming $150,000 15
EZ Computer (Zloop) Recycling $1,500,000 50
Apple Inc. Tactical data center $1,885,129 -
 Total (2012)    $46,055,129  312