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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 23, 2020
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation presents “Women in Manufacturing.” 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 Cabarrus County. The word 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


Published Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Reynolds Group Holdings and General Motors have both announced plans to expand in Cabarrus County in 2020. Both facilities will be located off of I-85 and provide quick access to their partners throughout the region. Reynolds Group Holdings Reynolds Group Holdings has leased a 360,000-square-foot flex building, Afton Ridge I, in the Afton Ridge Business read more


Published Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Help develop your future workforce by participating in Students@Work! Cabarrus County Schools (CCS) is striving to help our local business community. Middle school is a crucial time for dropout prevention and also when high school curriculum planning takes place. Direct experience with the workplace demonstrates the relevance of education and career read more


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