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Meritor plans to add 40 jobs paying $55,000 a year

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Meritor plans a $41.4 million investment in equipment that will enable it to create 40 news jobs paying $55,000 a year, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners was told.   Read Story »

Tags: manufacturing | Meritor

Henderson County Business

Raflatac steps up its climate-friendly innovations

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UPM Raflatac, a global supplier of innovative and sustainable labeling materials with two plant in Western North Carolina, is  accelerating its journey towards becoming the world's first label materials company beyond fossils.   Read Story »

Tags: Broadpointe Industrial Park | climate change | global warming | manufacturing | UPM Raflatac

Henderson County News

Motorcycle parts maker relocating to Fletcher

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Rinehart Racing, the world leader in performance exhaust systems for Harley-Davidson and Indian motorcycles, announced the acquisition of a 60-acre industrial complex facility and campus from BorgWarner Thermal Systems in Fletcher.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development | automotive | manufacturing jobs | manufacturing

Fletcher News

'Locally born-and-bred' company adding 65 jobs

 Locked  Comments, a locally owned online printing and manufacturing company founded two years ago, announced that it will add 96 jobs when it relocates and consolidates operations in Fletcher.   Read Story »

Tags: manufacturing jobs | manufacturing | economic development incentives

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Lightning Editorial: Work together ... and see what can happen

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The vote to allow tax incentives to attract the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., the five-party agreement to build the health sciences building and cancer center on the Pardee Hospital campus, and the final vote — after years of conflict and rancor — to fund the Hendersonville High School construction-renovation plan come to mind as milestones of smart decision-making that produce long-ranging benefits.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development | 2017 water war | water wars | manufacturing | Garrison property

East Flat Rock Business

Two manufacturers move to East Flat Rock area

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Henderson County’s manufacturing sector grew this summer as R&D Plastics and Mavidon both located to the East Flat Rock area after identifying buildings to accommodate their expanding businesses.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development | manufacturing jobs | manufacturing

Henderson County Business

Mills River plant makes the glue for emergency ventilator order

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MILLS RIVER — In the midst of the current pandemic, time is of the essence. So, when the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services tapped Hamilton Medical Inc. to aid the national effort by producing 25,000 ventilators in record time, the company turned to its long-term partner Raumedic for a specialist silicone adhesive in short order.   Read Story »

Tags: Broadpointe Industrial Park | RAUMEDIC | manufacturing jobs | manufacturing