Altec Industries will expand its Surry County plant, create 100 new jobs

2021-06-23T11:06:53+00:00

An Alabama-based commercial equipment provider and servicer to a variety of industries will expand its operation near Mount Airy by adding 100,000 square feet and creating 100 new jobs, the company announced on Friday. Altec Industries Inc. has finalized an agreement with the Surry Board of County Commissioners on a deal that will bring state… Read more »


Kieffer Starlite Expanding in Mount Airy

2021-06-01T15:00:40+00:00

Kieffer Starlite, a national sign builder is expanding its primary facility and consolidating its operations in Mount Airy. Kieffer Starlite performs graphics, welding fabrication, painting and electrical assembly production in the building, where it will be joined by thermoforming operations. The company employs 145, 35 in Mount Airy. The consolidation and expansion is expected to… Read more »


Ardagh Group Expands in Forsyth County, to Add 94 Jobs

2021-05-26T09:08:32+00:00

The Ardagh Group, a global manufacturer of sustainable beverage packaging, will invest $195 million and create 94 new jobs in Forsyth County to expand its largest US can manufacturing facility. The project will add 2 new high-speed can manufacturing lines at the facility on Old Milwaukee Lane along with additional building improvements. Today’s announcement represents… Read more »


Specialty fabrics maker from Brazil announces expansion in High Point

2021-05-14T09:18:14+00:00

A global maker of non-woven specialty fabrics headquartered in Brazil has announced it will invest $18 million to expand its manufacturing facility in High Point and create as many as 22 new jobs. Fitesa, whose North American headquarters is in Simpsonville, South Carolina, will install two new lines of machinery at its leased 204,172-square-foot building to make… Read more »


DC BLOX Chooses High Point, North Carolina for $305 Million Data Center

2021-05-05T09:15:55+00:00

DC BLOX, a provider of interconnected multi-tenant data centers that deliver the infrastructure and connectivity essential to power today’s digital business, announces that the company has acquired land in High Point, North Carolina with plans to construct the first highly secure, Tier III data center in the Carolina Core / Piedmont Triad region which includes… Read more »


NC Ranks Among Top States in Competitive Corporate Taxes

2021-05-05T01:30:19+00:00

North Carolina ranks among the nation’s best-performing states overall in a study comparing state corporate tax costs across the country, according to a Tax Foundation report. The distinctive study modeled eight different types of new and mature firms and analyzed what each would pay in state and local taxes in each state. North Carolina ranked… Read more »


CEO Survey Ranks NC as a Top 5 State for Business

2021-04-28T01:32:47+00:00

North Carolina now ranks No. 4 among the nation’s top-performing states in the 2021 Best and Worst States for Business survey conducted by Chief Executive magazine. For the latest report, Chief Executive surveyed 383 CEOs across the country in March about their opinions of all 50 states. “Our top-tier ranking in the Chief Executive magazine… Read more »


California coffee roaster moving to High Point, bringing 44 jobs

2021-04-23T20:39:26+00:00

Puroast Coffee Co. Inc., a coffee roasting company, is relocating its headquarters from Woodland, California to High Point. The company has leased a 36,000-square-foot building at 905 W. Market Center Drive, where it plans to invest more than $1.5 million and create 44 jobs over the next two years with plans for growth beyond that.… Read more »


NOA Living to Repurpose 128-year-old Burlington building

2021-04-22T15:12:27+00:00

The old Lakeside Mill in Burlington is coming back to life in Burlington. The building, which dates to 1893, was chosen by NOA Living, a Raleigh-based furniture and design company has for its new showroom and production facility. The company focuses on repurposing old materials and turning them into hand-crafted furniture, carpets, and accessories. Now,… Read more »


Hayward Holdings Announces Corporate Relocation To North Carolina

2021-03-29T09:06:06+00:00

Hayward Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HAYW) a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad portfolio of pool equipment and associated automation systems, will relocate its corporate office functions to North Carolina from Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. Hayward will move its senior leadership team, corporate human resources, US sales leadership, corporate finance and other strategic functions… Read more »


Hem Mills Moving to Burlington

2021-03-19T19:09:23+00:00

Hem Mills, maker of knitted fabrics, woven fabrics and elastics out of hemp and natural fibers will be moving to Burlington. The company plans to invest $20 million in an 80,000-square-foot facility in the Burlington area. She has not yet finalized a site, but has narrowed her search to two undisclosed locations. The new site… Read more »


Syngenta Crop Protection Expands in Greensboro

2021-03-16T19:27:36+00:00

Syngenta Crop Protection and invest $68 million to redevelop and rebuild a significant portion of its campus in Greensboro. The company will build new offices and labs on the northern part of its property. The... Read more »


Hot Shots Distributing Moving to High Point

2021-02-08T14:45:21+00:00

Hot Shots Distributing, Inc., a distributor of hot sauce and fiery food products to large and small retailers, boutiques, and gift stores, has announced plans to invest $565,000 in a new distribution and manufacturing operation... Read more »


Stokes County Company Expanding

2021-02-05T14:42:51+00:00

Machine & Welding of Danbury a family-owned and operated company established in 2013, is investing approximately $3 million in a new 37,500-square-foot building where it will relocate its manufacturing operations from its current 8,500-square-foot facility.... Read more »


Forsyth Tech Receive $5 million Department of Labor grant

2021-01-27T14:36:06+00:00

Forsyth Technical Community College has been awarded $5 million from the Department of Labor grant to support community colleges in advancing career pathways in manufacturing to meet employers’ demand for more skilled workers. Forsyth Tech will lead a consortium of eight community... Read more »


LookUp Aviation Plans to open in Winston-Salem

2020-12-16T14:29:42+00:00

LookUp Aviation, an aircraft building company, plans to open at Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem in the first quarter of 2021. The company will be the exclusive East Coast distributorship of South African company Sling... Read more »