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Gaston County Manufacturing Week

Published Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Check out events celebrating Manufacturing Week

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Sonic Automotive call center opens in Lowell

Published Thursday, June 20, 2019

The doors are officially open at the largest office development in Gaston County history. On Thursday, phones were ringing in the customer call center and the smell of shrimp from a low-country boil in the commissary wafted through the air during the ribbon cutting of the new Sonic Automotive and EchoPark Automotive Guest Experience Center in Lowell. 

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Gaston County location of choice for advanced manufacturing

Published Monday, June 3, 2019

Gaston County has emerged as a location of choice for advanced manufacturing facilities. Foreign direct investment (FDI) has accounted for twenty of the forty-one most recent economic development projects of the Gaston County EDC. This includes existing industry expansions and new locations. Over $370 million has been invested along with the creation of over 1,000 new jobs which have consistently paid more than the County’s average annual wage for that year.

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CaroMont Health Set to Invest More Than $300 Million in Gaston County

Published Monday, May 20, 2019

CaroMont Health today announced plans to invest more than $300 million in capital projects and facility improvements in Gaston County over the next five years. Projects include the addition of a critical care tower on the main campus of CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, the construction and renovation of several medical office buildings, and the construction of a second hospital in Belmont.

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The Advantages of Gaston County NC

Published Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Looking for a new business location where you can balance work and play? Gaston County NC is the third largest in the Charlotte region and offers tons of amenities. Gaston County strives to provide exceptional quality of life by continued investments in business and community development. With only a 30 minute drive from Charlotte Douglas […]

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All About Gaston County

Published Monday, April 15, 2019

Gaston County is an inviting home to families and businesses. 

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EDC & Gaston College Host EDPNC Regional Meeting

Published Friday, July 20, 2018

EDPNC July regional meeting at Gaston College July 20, 2018 – The Gaston County Economic Development Commission (EDC) is pleased to announce that on July 18 & 19, Gaston College and the Gaston County EDC hosted the business recruitment team of the Economic Development of North Caro-lina for one of their statewide regional meetings. The […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Welcome METYX to Gaston County!

Published Thursday, March 22, 2018

METYX Local Press Release March 22 2018 March 22, 2018 – The Gaston County Economic Devel-opment Commission is pleased to announce that the METYX, an international manufacturer of high perfor-mance composites and technical textiles, has purchased the building located at 2500 Lowell Road in Ranlo. METYX plans to establish an advanced manufacturing operation and a […]

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