We recognize the importance of our local companies and have a Business Retention and Expansion program to assist our existing industries. We want to help you grow and offer you support, whether it is helping with an expansion, directing you to the proper resource, providing workforce and training information, or promoting workshops, webinars, job fairs, or grant programs that may be helpful. We want to help you with your challenges so you can focus on running your business successfully.
Over the last five years existing industry projects represent 45% of the investment and 54% of the jobs created in our economic development projects. Some of the most recent announcements include:
|Selected Recent Existing Industry Projects|
|CommScope||Fiber Optic & Telecommunications||$60,300,000||250|
|Joulin||Vacuum Grippers & Stackers||$1,000,000||10|
|Nufabrx||Pharma & Textiles||$10,000,000||45|
|Interstate Foam||Foam Products||$7,483,977||50|
|CommScope||Fiber Optic & Telecommunications||$50,000,000||100|
|Westrock||Paper & Packaging||$47,000,000||50|
|Corning||Fiber Optic & Telecommunications||$150,000,000||200|
|Room & Board||Distribution Center||$9,000,000||6|
If you have questions about how we may be able help you and your business or would like to sign up for our Industry Pulse newsletter, please call us at 828-267-1564 or email Kimberly Propst or Nathan Huret..