State Awards Grants to Rural Communities to Attract 153 New Jobs and More Than $69 Million in Private Investment

February 25, 2019 Melanie Zimmerman 0

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 11 grant requests to local governments totaling $4,127,500, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 460 jobs, […]

Design Foundry to invest $3.133 million and create 202 jobs

January 7, 2019 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Governor Cooper announced today that Design Foundry LLC plans to manufacture upholstered furniture in partnership with a major furniture and home goods retailer.  The Company plans to invest $3.133 million in building renovations and machinery […]

St. Stephens grad’s welding classes spark success

February 5, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

When it comes to his education, Garrett Corneliussen has had an interesting journey. He’s gone from receiving an “in danger of promotion” letter in eighth grade to graduating from St. Stephens High School in 2013 […]

Burke County Welcomes New Company ZRODELTA

February 1, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (January 22, 2018) – ZRODELTA will open a company headquarters in Rutherford College creating 151 jobs and investing $34M over the next five years. Ammunition and firearms will be manufactured and distributed […]

New Textile Plant Moves to Maiden

September 9, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

On a vacant building pad in Maiden that was created when a Carolina Mills factory building was torn down, a new textile manufacturer has opened its doors and is hiring new employees. Carolina Nonwovens, LLC, […]

Minelli USA Announces First US Manufacturing Location in Hickory

August 18, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Minelli Group S.p.A., an international leader in developing and producing specialty wood products, from intricate gun stocks to designer eyeglass frames, has chosen to locate their first US manufacturing operation in Hickory, Catawba County.  The […]

Company buys out Peds in Hildebran

July 28, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

A company with a manufacturing plant in Hildebran is being purchased by a company with a familiar name in the area. Gildan Activewear Inc., based in Montreal, Quebec, announced Wednesday it is buying Peds Legwear […]

Unifour Foundation Awards Second Grant to CVCC For Expanision of Catawba Furniture Academy

July 21, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

The Unifour Foundation has awarded Catawba Valley Community College a second grant to support the critically needed expansion of the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy. The Catawba Valley Furniture Academy is an industry-driven training program designed […]

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