More than 300 new jobs for Kinston/Lenoir County

Wesley Brown and Joel Gerber April 22 , 2010 A $5.3 million incentive package featuring perks from both local and state agencies lured a national cabinet manufacturer to choose its Kinston plant as the supporter of a new product line and recipient of more than 300 jobs. Officials from...



Delta acquires Segrave Aviation

The Free Press Subsidiary to expand private business jet operations January 21, 2010 Delta AirElite, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, announced the purchase of Kinston-based Segrave Aviation late Wednesday afternoon. The all-cash transaction will double the size of the Delta AirElite fleet. A press release did not...



DuPont Sorona plant in Kinston to outfit Toyota’s new SAI car

Chris Lavender January 12, 2010 A new agreement between DuPont Sorona and Toyota will ensure that renewable sourced fibers produced in Kinston will be used to outfit automobiles overseas. DuPont officials announced Tuesday that fibers made from DuPont Sorona will be used for the ceiling surface skin, sun visor...



Sanderson to begin construction

July 23, 2009   David Anderson Kinston Free Press Sanderson Farms officials announced Thursday they have ended a 13-month construction delay for a new poultry processing plant in Kinston. Pic Billingsley, Sanderson Farms Director of Development and Engineering, said that Sanderson Farms’ Board of Directors have decided to move...



Electrolux commits to $55 million investment in Lenoir County

Company will produce up to 535 new dishwashers per day May 14, 2009 Chris Lavender Staff Writer Electrolux will invest $55 million during the next five years in its Lenoir County plant. Lenoir County Economic Development director Mark Pope announced Thursday the Electrolux site in Lenoir County will soon...



Best Diamond Packaging adding jobs

February 20, 2009 David Anderson A Kinston manufacturer that has been expanding since it arrived in town more than five years ago will continue to grow despite an ongoing recession. “I tell my (employees), ‘What you see on television and in the media, that has nothing to do with...



Select Food Service Dedication

February 10, 2009 Kinston and Lenoir County’s government, educational and business leaders attended a ribbon cutting and dedication for Select Food Service Tuesday afternoon.  The new business will employ 52 people full time and invest $2.4 million in Kinston- Lenoir County.



Dopaco to add 123 jobs by 2010

David Anderson staff writer 12/15/08 2010 is shaping up to be a banner year for Kinston; Spirit AeroSystems plans to begin production of aircraft components that year, and 123 new Dopaco workers are expected to be hired, trained and ready to go at the same time. State and county...



Lenoir County Shell Building #3 Groundbreaking

November 18, 2008 Bryan C. Hanks Content Editor Lenoir County Economic Development department’s Cindy Johnson and Nita Lee unveil the rendering of the Shell Building Number 3 on Tuesday during the groundbreaking ceremony on Enterprise Boulevard.   Cold temperatures, a bitterly frigid wind and sporadic snow flurries couldn’t keep...



204 jobs announced for Lenoir County

Raleigh 6/20/08 Gov. Mike Easley announced today that Reliance Industries USA Inc. plans to open its first North American manufacturing facility near Kinston.  The company will create 204 jobs during the next five years and invest $215 million in a plant to manufacture a resin used in the production...



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