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Gaston County Manufacturing Week Kicks Off on October 1st

Gaston County Manufacturing Week Kicks Off on October 1st
Published Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Gaston County's annual Manufacturing Week will be held October 4th through October 8th.  A kick-off celebration will be held on National Manufacturing Day, October 1st as we host a virtual job fair. 

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Forward Together: Gaston County is an Emerging Hotspot for Industrial Development

Forward Together: Gaston County is an Emerging Hotspot for Industrial Development
Published Friday, July 9, 2021

When it comes to economic development, Gaston County is an emerging hotspot for industrial development with ample inventory under construction.

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KNOLL America, Inc. Selects Apple Creek Corporate Center for New Facility

KNOLL America, Inc. Selects Apple Creek Corporate Center for New Facility
Published Tuesday, June 15, 2021

KNOLL America, Inc. has agreed to purchase approximately 12 acres within the Apple Creek Corporate Center and will construct a 60,000 square foot headquarters operation and production facility.

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How Gaston County could emerge as a hotspot for industrial development

How Gaston County could emerge as a hotspot for industrial development
Published Friday, June 4, 2021

With several key projects in tow and market trends benefiting Gaston County, experts also believe that county is an emerging hotbed for industrial development

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Salute to Business & Manufacturing Gala 2021

Salute to Business & Manufacturing Gala 2021
Published Friday, June 4, 2021

The Gaston Business Association held the annual Salute to Business and Manufacturing Gala 2021 on June 3rd at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

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Foreign Direct Investment in Gaston County

Foreign Direct Investment in Gaston County
Published Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is generally considered a driving factor to economic growth.  Gaston County Economic Development Commission continues to be successful in the recruitment of companies from all over the globe.

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Economic Development Success Despite COVID-19

Economic Development Success Despite COVID-19
Published Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Many businesses all over the world have seen the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Whether good or bad, every industry has been affected by COVID-19 in some way, this includes the economic development industry.  As with all industries, the pandemic has provided a wide variety of challenges for economic developers.

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Happy Economic Development Week!

Happy Economic Development Week!
Published Monday, May 10, 2021

Economic Development Week was created by IEDC in 2016 to increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and improve the quality of life in communities everywhere.

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