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Business Facilities Magazine Names North Carolina “2020 State of the Year”

North Carolina is Business Facilities’ 2020 State of the Year, the first time NC has earned BF’s top honor, which has been bestowed annually by the magazine since 2007.

“North Carolina has been a rising star on our radar for several years,” BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers said. “The successful execution of a regional economic development strategy targeting a diverse group of growth sectors in North Carolina is reflected in the proliferation of top-ten results for NC in our state rankings.”

For the entire article, visit their website at:  https://businessfacilities.com/2021/02/north-carolina-2020-state-of-the-year-rising-star-with-global-reach/

Nabell USA Moves Forward with Albemarle Expansion and Creation of New Jobs

Nabell USA, a manufacturer and distributor of Bellows and Protective Covers for medical, industrial and scientific applications opened its doors in Stanly County in 1998 and relocated to the city in 2009. Nabell will be expanding its operations in Albemarle, NC and plans to create 15 new jobs within the next 24 months and invest approximately $2.9 million at its existing facility.

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company Announces Foundry Relocation to Oakboro

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry, a trusted North Carolina-based manufacturer and distributor of plumbing systems since 1901, announced it would be relocating its foundry operations to Oakboro, North Carolina. As the nation’s top manufacturer of cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry has seven plant locations across the United States and distributes worldwide. The company plans to create approximately 400 new jobs in Stanly County and invest at least $325 million at the new facility.

Fiberon to Expand in Stanly County

Fiberon today announced its plans to upgrade and expand its manufacturing operations and facility in New London, NC with a new investment of more than $20 million over the next three years. Fiberon, a leading manufacturer of composite and PVC decking and railing products used in homes and light commercial construction, established the benchmark for innovative, alternative outdoor living products. The company initially located in New London in 1997 and has continued to be a major employer in Stanly County.

Triton Glass LLC purchases and expands operation in Stanly County

One of the first things new businesses notice about Stanly County, North Carolina is the cooperative business climate among our area government and employers. Local employers are friendly and eager to welcome new arrivals. These local employers are also highly qualified vendors and business partners who support each other’s efforts. Local government officials are very supportive, too, and do everything they can to streamline the process of locating here.

Quality Enclosures Announces Opening Plant in Stanly County

One of the first things new businesses notice about Stanly County, North Carolina is the cooperative business climate among our area government and employers. Local employers are friendly and eager to welcome new arrivals. These local employers are also highly qualified vendors and business partners who support each other’s efforts. Local government officials are very supportive, too, and do everything they can to streamline the process of locating here.

Cooperative Business Climate

One of the first things new businesses notice about Stanly County, North Carolina is the cooperative business climate among our area government and employers. Local employers are friendly and eager to welcome new arrivals. These local employers are also highly qualified vendors and business partners who support each other’s efforts. Local government officials are very supportive, too, and do everything they can to streamline the process of locating here.

So Many Good Things Are Happening

So many good things are happening in Stanly County, North Carolina, because it’s a great place to live and operate a business. From news about the arrival of new companies, expansions of existing businesses and advances in addressing workforce development needs, we have so many stories to share. Here are some happenings within the past few years along with recent news articles.