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Aichele Purchases Site in Gastonia Technology Park for Manufacturing Plant

Published Friday, August 8, 2014

August 8, 2014 ? The Gaston County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that Aichele Werkzeuge, GmbH has purchased a six acre site for construction of a manufacturing plant in the Gastonia Technology Park. This purchase will provide Aichele the ability to better serve the needs of their customers in the Americas. The investment […]

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Company's first quarter jobs promise largest in state

Published Thursday, July 17, 2014

Article originally published by Adam Orr of the Gaston Gazette, Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Pacific Coast Feather Co.?s February announcement, which, promised 140 local manufacturing jobs, was the largest of its kind in North Carolina for the first quarter of the year. That?s according to the N.C. Department of Commerce. ?That was a big deal […]

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Pennsylvania Steel Purchases Manufacturing Plant in Stanley

Published Friday, July 11, 2014

The Gaston County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that Pennsylvania Steel Company, Inc. has purchased an existing manufacturing plant in Stanley. This facility is located at 1000 NC Highway 27 and is 85,380 square feet in size. This purchase was to consolidate all local operations under one roof to better serve the needs […]

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March Building Activities

Published Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Charlotte metro earns spot on Forbes 'Best Big Cities for Jobs' list

Published Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Article by the Gaston Gazette: Powered by job growth of more than two percent last year, the Charlotte metro area, including Gastonia and Rock Hill, S.C., was once again named to Forbes? 2014 list of ?Best Big Cities for Jobs.? Charlotte fell six spots on this year?s list to 14th, ahead of the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Wash., […]

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Pacific Coast Feather Company officially opens operations in Ranlo

Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Gaston County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that Pacific Coast Feather Company has purchased and is renovating the plant located at 2500 Lowell Road. The privately held company plans to produce mattress pads and other products at this facility. Based in Seattle, Pacific Coast Feather Company has been creating premium down and […]

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February Building Activities

Published Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Just out are Gaston County Building Permit Numbers for the month of February 2014. The $13 million sum of Manufacturing, Miscellaneous, and Retail building permit values for January and Feburary are 11% of 2013’s year end total of $121 million. With a total of $4.7 million in building permit values for February, the Manufacturing sector […]

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Wilson to Lead Affinia Group Inc. from New Headquarters in Gastonia

Published Tuesday, April 1, 2014

GASTONIA, NC (April 1, 2014) ? Automotive aftermarket veteran Keith Wilson today steps into his role as president and chief executive officer of Affinia Group Inc., naming an executive leadership team charged with growing Affinia. Wilson, who has been transitioning to the position since October when then-CEO Terry McCormack announced his intention to retire, has […]

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