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Owens Corning Donates to Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County

Gaston, North Carolina, October 3, 2014 – Owens Corning made a donation to Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County last week, after employees volunteered on a project in the area. The company is building a new plant in Dallas, NC, scheduled to open in 2015. Over the past three years, Owens Corning has helped Habitat […]


Dalton Dynamics Corporation Purchases Manufacturing Plant in Gastonia

The Gaston County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that Dalton Dynamics Corporation, brought to Gaston County by No Borders Consulting Group, has purchased and will renovate the plant located at 1200 Tulip Drive in Gastonia.


A Convenience Store for Manufacturing

About an hour northwest of uptown Charlotte is the small Gaston County town of Cherryville. With quiet tree-lined avenues and a corner drug store on Main Street, Cherryville is a throwback to a simpler time when life moved at a less frenetic pace.


Manufacturing Day and Career Expo

Friday, October 3rd is National Manufacturing Day #MfgDay14.  Manufacturing Day is designed to introduce as many people as possible to the important role played by manufacturing both in local communities and for the nation.


Launch Pad 2.0: Gaston County's Entrepreneurial Challenge

Do you have the next great business idea?  Compete to win $12,500, $7,500, or $3,500!


LANXESS strengthens high-tech plastics production in USA, Gastonia

Cologne/Gastonia – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its Gastonia, North Carolina, compounding facility for high-tech plastics by adding a second production line. 


Company's first quarter jobs promise largest in state

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.


Pennsylvania Steel Purchases Manufacturing Plant in Stanley

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.


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

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.”

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