New GTP tenant to build components for Airbus

May 14, 2008 North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley, right,    welcomes Spirit AeroSystems to the N.C. Global TransPark in Kinston with the presentation of gifts to John Lewelling, the company’s senior vice president and general manager for aerostructure segments. By THE FREE PRESS The world’s largest independent supplier of aerostructures...



Sanderson Farms makes it official

April 25, 2008 Sanderson Farms News Release Chris Lavender It’s a done deal – the nation’s fourth largest poultry processing company will invest $126.5 million in Lenoir County which will create about 1,600 jobs.  Sanderson Farms Inc., CEO Joe Sanderson joined local officials Friday morning at Lenoir Community College to announce...



55 new jobs announced for Kinston

Chris Lavender February 1, 2008 Double D Trailers, a privately held corporation based in Pink Hill, will expand its equestrian trailer manufacturing business to another site in Lenoir County creating 55 new full-time jobs. Lenoir County Economic Director Mark Pope announced the expansion during a Lenoir County Commissioners meeting...



West Pharmaceutical Service Expands

10-26-07 RALEIGH – Gov. Mike Easley today announced that West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. will expand in Lenoir County, creating 154 jobs and investing $18.7 million during the next three years. The announcement was made possible in part by a $300,000 One North Carolina Fund grant. “West Pharmaceutical’s decision to...



Gov. Easley Announces 35 Jobs in Lenoir County

September 13, 2007 One North Carolina Fund Grant Helps Effikal Locate In Kinston RALEIGH – Gov. Mike Easley today announced that Effikal LLC of Orion, Mich., will relocate within Field Controls LLC’s existing facility in Lenoir County, creating 35 jobs and investing $1.1 million during the next three years....



Commerce Overseas Corporation Moving To Global TransPark

August 8, 2007 KINSTON, N.C.—North Carolina Governor Mike Easley today announced that Commerce Overseas Corporation (COC), a leading military aviation parts manufacturer and supplier, will move its headquarters from California to the North Carolina Global TransPark (GTP). The move will also include a warehouse, distribution center and manufacturing facility....



Grain storage facilities to be built in Lenoir County

DAVID ANDERSON June 6, 2007 An Eastern North Carolina company plans to invest $2.3 million and create 10 jobs in Lenoir County over the next three years. Mark Pope, the county’s economic development director, told the county board of commissioners on Monday that Goldsboro Milling Co. will build two...



Southern Vinyl Manufacturing To Be Recognized In 1B4NC Campaign

Recognition Service Scheduled for April 30th April 18, 2007 – Greenville, NC NC State University announced today that they would be recognizing Southern Vinyl Manufacturing, LLC for their contribution to the 1B4NC Campaign. The 1B4NC Campaign’s mission is to help create $1 billion in economic impact for North Carolina...



Simi Valley Operation A.G. Machining of NC, Inc.

March 23, 2007 Lenoir County and the City of Kinston are pleased to announce that A.G. Machining of NC, Inc. headquartered in Simi Valley California, will be expanding in Kinston, NC. They will be moving into the old Buehler building on Hwy 70 East and will begin operations in...



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