Since 1978, the Catawba EDC has assisted in the creation of nearly 20,000 jobs and over $5.5 billion in investment.

Since 1978, the Catawba EDC has assisted in the creation of over 27,500 jobs and over $7.5 billion in investment. Between July 2016 and June 2021 the EDC assisted in the creation of over 3,000 jobs and over $2.68 billion in investment. Selected announcements for the most years recent include:

2021 Announced Jobs & Investment
Company Product Investment Jobs
Bassett Furniture Upholstered Furniture $897,000 117
Gusmer Enterprises Filtration Media & Devices $38,200,000 73
 Apple Inc Data Center $448,000,000 -
Room & Board Distribution Center Expansion $9,000,000 6
Minelli Group Wooden Products $0 3
Sunnyside Textiles Textils for Socks $360,000 12
Tree Brand Packaging Custom pallets, skids, boxes $6,450,000 59
McCreary Modern Furniture $6,000,000 100
Prysmian Grouop Optical Fiber $50,000,000 50
Everything Attachments Farm Attachments $20,039,000 147
Corning Optical Communications Fiber Cable $150,000,000 200
Poppelmann Plastics Plastics $19,000,000 100
WestRock Paper & Packaging $47,000,000 50
Clear Electric Motor Svcs. Electrical Apparatus $96,450 12
Sherrill Furniture Furniture $2,096,000 90
CommScope Cabling Communications $50,000,000 100
All Fire Services Fire Protection Services $400,000 20
Interstate Foam Foam Products $7,483,977 50
The Print Path Graphc Design/Vehicle Wraps $1,455,000 10
       
Total (2021)   $856,477,427 1,199
2020 Announced Jobs & Investments
Company Product Investment Jobs
Arhaus Furniture Distribution $26,000,000 67
State Bureau of Investigation Government Office $1,102,855 40
Atriax Engineering & Planning $1,200,000 11
Windak Automated Packaging - 2
Stonement Financial Group Spec Building $10,000,000 -
D9 Brewing Craft Beer $1,050,000 26
MaxPax, LLC Packaging $9,550,000 300
Crate & Barrel Furniture Distribution $38,500,000 150
PurThermal Powder Coating $500,000 10
Lake Park Ventures Spec Building $2,500,000 -
RMC Advanced Technologies Motor Vehicle Bod Manufacturing $7,000,000 49
R L Williams Paper Converting & Supplies - 10
Nufabrix Textiles $4,000,000 10
American Fuji Seal Labels and Packaging $52,000,000 101
       
Total (2020)   $153,402,855 776
2019 Announced Jobs & Investments
Company Product Investment Jobs
Bassett Delivery Service Furniture Delivery - 10
Design Foundry Custom Furniture $3,133,000 202
Ramsey Finishing LLC Finishes $150,000 12
Protection Products Inc. Protection Materials $150,000 8
Star Snax LLC Tortilla Chips $5,800,000 40
One Noth Center Mixed Use Commercial/Residential $19,000,000 -
Preston Ridge Mixed Use Commercial/Residential $40,000,000 -
Cataler Automotive Catalysts $42,000,000 151
       
Total (2019)   $110,233,000 423

 

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
Rubber Mill Gaskets, Packing, Sealing $1,000,000 10
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)   $129,706,086 531

 

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