Alexander County EDC Supports New CVCC Advanced Manufacturing Program

June 17, 2019 Melanie Zimmerman 0

When the Alexander County Economic Development Corporation asked business and industry leaders what they need to be more successful, there was a resounding response. Most every industry in the county utilizes automated manufacturing equipment. However, […]

Paragon Films announces $10 million investment, 14 new jobs in Alexander County

March 8, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

At their March 5th meeting, Alexander County Commissioners received some positive economic development news regarding the local Paragon Films plant. David Icenhour, Executive Director of the Alexander County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), said that he […]

Alexander Railroad Shell Building becomes first NC Certified Building

September 1, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

The recently completed Alexander Railroad Shell Building has become the first “Certified” building in North Carolina, according to local economic development officials. The Certified Industrial Building Program consists of a review by technical experts and […]

Demand for Upholsterers Drives CVCC Furniture Academy

August 2, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

North Carolina’s once highly-acclaimed furniture industry is all but dead, if you believe conventional wisdom. That’s understandable. A lot of manufacturing has shut down and moved to China over the last 20 years. But not […]

Is Landing a “Starter Job” More Complicated than Pokémon Go?

July 20, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Pokemon Go players using a free download on their Android/iPhone attempting to catch Pokémon has almost the same investment as most job seekers looking to land that first starter job. This minimalist technology approach may […]

CVCC Alexander Furniture Academy Holds First Class

July 12, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

We welcomed our first CVCC Alexander Furniture Academy class last night on Monday evening, July 11th! Twenty six students are now enrolled in a six month training program that will provide them with the fundamental […]