Since 1978, the Catawba EDC has assisted in the creation of over 25,000 jobs and over $6.5 billion in investment.

Since 2000, the Catawba EDC has assisted in the creation of over 10,800 jobs and $4.2 billion in investment. Between 2014 and 2018 the EDC assisted in the creation of over 2,700 jobs and over $2.5 billion in investment. Selected announcements for the most years recent include:



2018 Announced Jobs & Investment
Company Name Product Investment Jobs
Bassett Furniture Furniture  (new outdoor line) $400,000 40
Capital Converting Covers for lumber transport  $1,150,000  22
Bradington Young/Hooker Furn. Upholstered Furniture  $4,077,052  13
Timeless American Furniture Upholstered Furniture  $70,000 18 
Apple Incorporated Data Center  $1,834,034  -
Corning Incorporated Optical Communications  $60,000,000  110
Progressive Furniture Furniture  $6,500,000  50
Cargo Transporters Trucking & Freight  $5,000,000  -
Triple Crown Trailers Utility & Truck Beds & Trailers $250,000 12
Satellite Distribution of Satellite Equip. $25,000 4
PTI Hickory Springs Mfg. Plastics, Foam $1,000,000  15 
ITM Medical Isotopes Inc. Pharmaceutical  $17,000,000  137 
Shurtape Technologies Tape Mfg. & Dist. $31,400,000  100 
       
Total (2018 to date)   $128,706,086 521

 

2017 Announced Jobs & Investment
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
Terra Mulch Products Mulch products $8,000,000 16
Corriher Implements Farm implements/metal fabrication $5,000,000 0
Apple Project Sycamore Data Center $300,000,000 0
       
Total (2017)   $1,448,570,000 361

 

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