When choosing a career path, the automotive, construction, logistics and manufacturing industries may not be on the radar for many women, but a new Cabarrus Economic Development initiative is working to change that.
The concept of “live, work, play” was alive and well in the city of Kannapolis – about 100 years ahead of its time. A new documentary, “Charles A. Cannon: A Mind for Business, a Heart for People,” takes an in-depth look at an important piece of U.S. industrialist history and how Cannon’s leadership and philanthropy continue today.
Education is a cornerstone of economic development, and as such, Cabarrus Economic Development is doing its part to inspire the next generation of advanced manufacturers and ensure the county’s future workforce has exceptional leaders in manufacturing.
From biotechnology to motorsports, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers unique workforce development and job training programs that support not only job seekers, but the business community as well.
When regional manufacturers expressed a need for an expanded pool of strong candidates, leaders from Cabarrus and Rowan counties banded together and sprang into action with a solution: creation of the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute.