Fibertex Breaks Ground in Randolph County

State and County officials gathered at the former Goodyear wire plant campus in Asheboro to break ground on a new manufacturing facility for Fibertex Personal Care. The company, based in Denmark, announced in 2017 that… Read more »


Triad highway to become I-285

The 23-mile stretch of U.S. 52 between I-40 in Winston-Salem and I-85 in Lexington has received the green-light to upgrade to interstate status and will be designated Interstate 285. The NC Department of Transportation requested… Read more »


Apprenticeship Randolph begins its second year

Apprenticeship Randolph, a collaboration between Asheboro City Schools, Randolph Community College, the Randolph County School System and local manufacturers, starting its second year, enables High school juniors and seniors to receive on-the-job training and earn… Read more »


Elon University to launch engineering program

Elon University will offer a bachelor’s degree in engineering starting in Fall 2018. The four-year program will have concentrations in biomedical engineering and computer engineering. The program will attract about 60 to 100 students each… Read more »


Leonardo expands in Guilford County

Leonardo, an Italian aerospace, defense and security tech company, has expanded its law enforcement technology systems division by doubling its square footage in a new location. The company invested $250,000 in its new facility, which… Read more »


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