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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Hanesbrands to hire 200 for new High Point distribution center

Nov. 20, 2018 -- Hanesbrands will hire 200 employees for its new 343,000-sq. ft. distribution center in High Point. Located at 4190 Eagle Hill Drive, the facility will handle Hanesbrands' Champion products, especially men’s athletics and jersey apparel.

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

High Point EDC annual meeting: 5,167 jobs announced over the last year

Nov. 7, 2018 -- Over the last year, there were 5,167 jobs created or announced by 37 office/industrial projects in High Point, Greensboro, and Guilford County and 69 retail/services projects in High Point. HandCraft Services will be bringing 150 jobs.

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Arper opens High Point furniture manufacturing facility

Sept. 13, 2018 -- Arper has opened a 100,000-sq. ft. furniture manufacturing facility at 660 Southwest Street. The high-end Italian company is making chairs, sofas, and lounge seating. Arper expects to grow its initial workforce of 24 employees.

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Publix to create 1,000 jobs and make $400 million investment

August 29, 2018 -- Publix Super Markets is making a major new investment in Greensboro-High Point. The company plans to hire 1,000 employees and make a $400 million capital investment at its new distribution and logistics campus in Greensboro.

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

FedEx Express adding 400 employees at its air hub

August 16, 2018 -- The FedEx Express Mid-Atlantic Hub at Piedmont Triad International Airport is adding 400 employees, bringing total employment at the hub to more than 800 workers. The airport is less than a mile from High Point's city limits.

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Posted on: August 4, 2018

AT&T adding 50 jobs

August 4, 2018 — A major area employer and global giant in the telecommunications field will add 50 jobs at its Guilford County facility. AT&T is hiring at its customer service operation on Wireless Drive in western Greensboro.

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line to Hire 200 Employees

July 11, 2018 -- Norwegian Cruise Line will hire 200 employees as it expands its at-home agent initiative in the High Point/Piedmont Triad region. The employees will be the first point of contact for guests and travel agents looking to design a vacation.

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Amada North America will invest $87 million, create 201 jobs in High Point

May 7, 2018 -- Governor Roy Cooper announced that Amada North America has chosen High Point for its new manufacturing campus. The company will create 201 jobs and invest $87 million. Amada manufactures precision sheet metal fabricating equipment.

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Cambrex continues its growth mode in High Point

April 16, 2018 -- The High Point operations of Cambrex are continuing to grow. The manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients for clinical trials bought its two buildings and recently had two expansions, including adding an analytical laboratory.

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Greensboro-High Point MSA ranks #2 in the nation

March 05, 2018 -- The Greensboro-High Point MSA has been ranked #2 in the nation for new and expanded corporate facilities in 2017, in metro areas with populations of 200,000-1,000,000. The MSA is composed of Guilford, Randolph, and Rockingham counties.

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Leonardo expands its law-enforcement-technology manufacturing operations

Jan. 23, 2018 -- Italian aerospace, defense, and security tech company Leonardo has expanded in High Point. The law enforcement technology systems manufacturer has opened a new 30,000-sq. ft. facility at 4221 Tudor Lane in High Point.

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Greensboro-High Point area gets high marks in Amazon HQ2 competition

Nov. 21, 2017 -- CNBC rated Greensboro-High Point, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham among the top North American contenders for Amazon's highly-publicized second headquarters project. Amazon's "HQ2" will employ up to 50,000 people and cost $5 billion.

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Twenty-one office/industrial projects for High Point and Greensboro over the last year

Nov. 15, 2017 -- At the High Point EDC annual meeting, the Greensboro-High Point economic development team reported 21 office/industrial project announcements over the last year. The list included North Carolina's largest job-creation project.

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Riverdale Global opens High Point manufacturing facility with 30 employees

Nov. 1, 2017 -- A supplier of liquid colorants and additives for the plastics industry is opening a new manufacturing operation at 600 N. Scientific St. Riverdale Global is spending about $4 million to buy, upfit, and equip the 200,000-sq. ft. building.

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Mickey Truck Bodies opens first phase of manufacturing expansion

Oct. 24, 2017 -- Mickey Truck Bodies has opened the first phase of its High Point manufacturing expansion. Founded in 1904, Mickey is the country's biggest supplier of beverage trailers and bodies, side loaders, and emergency vehicles.

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem submit bid for Amazon HQ2

Oct. 19, 2017 -- For Amazon’s HQ2 project, the High Point Economic Development Corporation partnered with the Piedmont Triad Partnership, Winston-Salem Business, and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce to craft a comprehensive, aggressive proposal.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Environmental Air Systems expanding in High Point

Oct. 17, 2017 -- A "mission critical" mechanical contractor and custom HVAC equipment manufacturer has purchased 250 Swathmore Ave. Environmental Air Systems will relocate more than 300 employees to the 245,000-sq. ft. office and manufacturing facility.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Phillips Collection adds three buildings to its High Point operations

Oct. 17, 2017 -- The Phillips Collection has purchased three buildings totaling 90,000 square feet of warehouse space. The furniture company is known for searching the world for exciting products for their design-oriented customers.

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Superion adding 80 jobs to its High Point workforce

Oct. 5, 2017 -- Superion will expand existing operations in High Point, creating 80 jobs over three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced. The software company, which provides services to public sector groups, will invest $3.46 million with this project.

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Greensboro-High Point has the state's largest project (and three of the Top 15)

July 6, 2017 -- Greensboro-High Point claimed the state’s largest job-creation announcement over the last year, according to the July 2017 edition of Business North Carolina. Guilford County, also landed three of the state’s Top 15 projects.

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Precision Design Machinery expanding manufacturing operations

May 25, 2017 -- Precision Design Machinery, a manufacturer of large equipment for the corrugated industry, is expanding. The company will add 40 jobs and open a second High Point facility.

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

High Point EDC Releases "Manufacturing is in our DNA"

March 30, 2017 – The High Point EDC has released its 2016 annual report. It features the most-recent office, industrial, and retail projects; targeted industry sectors; why Guilford County was named “#1 in Manufacturing” in 2016; and much more.

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Governor Cooper announces 600 new full-time positions for Greensboro-High Point

Feb. 21, 2017 -- North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Alorica will add an additional 600 full-time positions at its High Point customer engagement service office, in the second phase of a major expansion.

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Major job announcements of 2016 in Greensboro-High Point

Dec. 15, 2016 -- High Point, Greensboro, and the region saw multiple job announcements in 2016.

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Posted on: December 10, 2016

TQL to hire 70 for its new High Point facility

Dec. 9, 2016 -- Total Quality Logistics has chosen 4135 Mendenhall Oaks Parkway in High Point for its newest operation. The company, which is North America's second largest freight brokerage firm, will create 70 jobs.

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Crown Mark to build 250,000-sq. ft. distribution center

Nov. 29, 2016 -- Crown Mark will construct an $11.7 million, 250,000-sq. ft. distribution center on a 30-acre site at 720 Gallimore Dairy Road. The furniture company could also construct an additional 175,000 sq. ft. of flex space in a second phase.

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Alorica expanding by 800 jobs

Nov. 17, 2016 -- Expert Global Solutions, an Alorica company, is adding more than 800 jobs at its customer engagement service office. The expansion is among the largest job announcements ever made in the Greensboro-High Point region.

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Guilford County Economic Development Alliance receives IEDC Award

Oct. 13, 2016 -- Guilford County Economic Development Alliance earned a “Regionalism and Cross-Border Collaboration” award from International Economic Development Council. High Point EDC and four economic development allies are members of the alliance.

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

High Point EDC board interacts with local companies

Sept. 15, 2016 -- The board of directors of the High Point Economic Development Corporation recently met for the 77th time at a High Point company.

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

HAECO Americas expanding - adding 500 jobs, investing $60 million

Aug. 22, 2016 -- HAECO Americas will add up to 500 new jobs and construct its fifth hangar at Piedmont Triad International Airport. The aerospace company is one of the country’s largest independent maintenance, repair, and overhaul organizations.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Davis Furniture increasing its workforce by 50 jobs

July 1, 2016 -- Davis Furniture is creating up to new 20 jobs as part of an ongoing expansion that will increase its manufacturing capacity by 30 percent.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

High Point Regional UNC Healthcare has $78 million expansion underway

June 7, 2016 -- High Point Regional UNC Healthcare has a $78 million project underway. The organization is the city’s third largest employer with more than 1,850 fulltime-equivalent employees.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Buildings for Creative Snacks, Fastenal, and Simpson Strong-Tie are under construction

June 2, 2016 -- Three construction projects are underway that will create new or expanded facilities in Piedmont Centre, High Point’s largest business park.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Daimler’s Thomas Built Buses celebrates “boom time” and 100th year in business

June 2, 2016 -- Daimler’s Thomas Built Buses has added 250 jobs during the last two months. The company is marking its 100th year in business in High Point.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Rickety Bridge Winery opens US headquarters in High Point

May 24, 2016 -- Rickety Bridge Winery of South Africa has purchased a downtown High Point building which will be its new U.S. headquarters. The company will also expand its distribution network out of the 518 N. Hamilton St. building.

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Posted on: April 27, 2016

High Point University announces $160 million in new building projects

April 27, 2016 -- High Point University President Nido Qubein has announced $160 million in projects, saying the three-year stretch of new construction and offerings is a way for the university "to lead the way" in High Point. The new phase of c...

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Posted on: May 12, 2015

Fastenal adding 40 jobs

May 11, 2015 -- Fastenal, a distributor of industrial and construction supplies, is adding 40 employees at its High Point distribution center. The company has 175,000 sq. ft. at 4110 Premier Dr. and plans to add 120,000 sq. ft. over the next few years.

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