Monthly Archives: March 2013

NWDB and OJT Program Help Boat Maker Select NC Labor Base

On January 26, 2012 Governor Perdue announced that Gunboat Company, a maker of high-end sailboats, would be locating in the Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park in Dare County.  It was projected that Gunboat would create 71 jobs and invest more than … more

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Craven County JobLink Connects Veterans and Global Company

On the 8th of March 2012 initial contact was made with Ms Lisa Witts of Fresenius Medical Care North America. Ms Witts is the Assistant Area Manager covering the facility in New Bern at 2113‐A Neuse Boulevard, Craven County Dialysis … more

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Certain Success for CertainTeed Corporation

When CertainTeed Corporation, a leading manufacturer of building materials (lap siding, vertical panels, soffit products, trim, and fascia) located in Roaring River, North Carolina, announced the expansion of its operation to include a new paint line, workforce development staff sought … more

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Centralina Builds Partnerships with Local Manufacturers through the E3 Program

The Centralina Workforce Development Board in partnership with NC State University-Industrial Extension Service and other economic development organizations have been working intensely with local manufacturers through the E3 program for over three years now. The E3: North Carolina program for … more

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Centralina WDB’s Quality Training Leads to a Quality Company Recognized 3 Years in a Row

Quality Electronic Manufacturing Services, Inc.(QEMS) of Monroe (Union County) has been recognized as a “World Class Supplier” by SCOTT Safety for a third time in as many years. This recognition is given to only the top 1 percent of SCOTT … more

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Centralina Workforce Development Board Helps Local Company Save Training Money

Thanks to the Incumbent Worker Program and the Centralina Workforce Development Board, Deals Glass Service, located in Kannapolis (Cabarrus County), was able to provide valuable skills training for his employees that were not available through the traditional training institutions such … more

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Power and Productivity for a Better World

“One of the criteria for selecting a plant site was the availability of high quality, skilled people” said Tony Velotta, ABB Production Manager, referring to ABB’s choice of Huntersville for their new state-of-the-art, $90 million high-voltage power cable manufacturing facility. … more

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