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Published Friday, May 8, 2020
Go BOLD was created by the Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation (EDC) as an awareness campaign to attract more women into manufacturing jobs in Cabarrus County. It promotes gender diversity in manufacturing and introduces women to bold careers that pay well, have benefits, and potential for advancement. Manufacturing jobs are a large and growing read more

Published Tuesday, May 5, 2020
In celebration of 2020 Economic Development Week, we want to highlight one of our newest and most exciting economic development programs: Grow Cabarrus. Launched in December 2019 by the Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Grow Cabarrus has selected three local companies to participate in this hands-on, economic gardening initiative—the read more

Published Tuesday, April 14, 2020
GoldenHome International, one of the world’s leading residential cabinet makers, today announced plans to establish its North American headquarters in Concord, North Carolina. The company, which produces premium quality, name brand cabinets for the global markets, plans to base production, business operations, R&D, distribution, marketing and read more

Published Monday, March 30, 2020
As American COVID-19 cases rise, so does the demand for medical supplies. Small businesses are switching up their models in a fight to survive during the coronavirus crisis — some in unexpected ways. Companies throughout the U.S. are pivoting to make hand sanitizers, masks or other critical medical supplies that are in severe shortage due to the read more

Published Monday, March 9, 2020
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation presents its Go Bold initiative, which promotes women in manufacturing careers. This 4-part article series highlights the role women play in the manufacturing industry, the challenges they face, and what industry leaders are doing to combat those challenges right here in read more

Published Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Allegiant Travel Company today announced plans to establish a base of operations at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport. The Las Vegas-based company will invest $50 million to establish the new base in Concord, creating at least 66 high-wage jobs and housing two Airbus aircraft. The company, which focuses on linking travelers in small-to-medium cities to read more

Published Monday, March 2, 2020
The manufacturing industry has been around for centuries. Despite every technological advancement, every declaration of its demise, and every question about what comes next, it’s still here. How? Its willingness to change, to adapt. Thanks to local resources, like the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute, those changes are easier to make here in read more

Published Tuesday, February 25, 2020
In September 2019, we announced Carvana’s plans to locate a new inspection and reconditioning facility in Cabarrus County, providing Cabarrus County with an investment of $35 million that will significantly benefit our local taxpayers. Since then, Carvana has made great strides toward fulfilling their commitment to the county. Carvana, a leading read more

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