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Pacific Coast Feather Company officially opens operations in Ranlo

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 […]


February Building Activities

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 […]


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

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 […]


Beer is big business in North Carolina

The Request: Gaston County is teaming up with the Charlotte Regional Partnership to attract Stone Brewing Co. to the area. The tenth largest brewing company in the nation announced earlier this year that they are looking to locate a new brewing and hospitality facility east of the Mississippi. Stone Brewing Co. made their intentions public […]


The Advantages of Gaston County NC

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 […]


Benefits of Gaston County NC Parks

Gaston County North Carolina has created county parks for the betterment of their citizens and surrounding areas. Below are two important aspects noted in regards to the implementation of county parks:


Tips on Selecting the Perfect Office Location

Your business has recently experienced rapid growth. Because your recent success forbids you from working out of your home, you’ve decided to begin looking for an office space. Selecting an office location can often be a difficult task. The success of your business will largely depend on the location of your office. Gaston County has […]


Gaston County Education Opportunities

Gaston County NC has a population of approximately 206,806. The state of North Carolina has a reputation to hold up when it comes to education. Therefore each resident and surrounding residents has the opportunity to enjoy nationally-ranked public schools, institutions of higher education, unlimited training resources and a future workforce of capable, local graduates. Among the […]


Gaston County NC Shovel Ready Parks

There are three shovel-ready parks in North Carolina’s Gaston County. This includes Gastonia Technology Park (GTP), SouthRidge Business Park, and the Summit at Court Drive. Each of these areas offers a tremendous amount of space that is shovel-ready for a variety of businesses to take advantage of.

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