DuPont Expansion to Bring 18 New Jobs to Lenoir County

Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) is expanding its operations in Lenoir County. The company plans to create 18 new jobs and invest $30 million over the next three years in...



LCC Job Fair – March 12

Committee Gives $1,000 Through Relocation Program

Mr. Don Thone received a check for $1000 as a part of the Lenoir Committee of 100’s Relocation Incentive Program. Pictured Left to Right: Carolynn Craig, Century 21 agent in Kinston,  Don Thone, Smithfield Packaging, Plant Manager and Dan Sale, Sale Auto Mall Benefits offered to Professionals moving into Lenoir...



CrateTech Inc. sets up shop at GTP to support Spirit AeroSystems

David Anderson Staff Writer Kinston Free Press Nearly two years after Spirit AeroSystems opened its doors in Kinston, the first glimmer of what state and local officials call an “aerospace cluster” can be seen in the form of CrateTech Inc. “I think what you’re seeing now is, hopefully, the...



Lenoir Co. veterans’ home operators advertise jobs as construction wraps up

David Anderson Staff Writer Kinston Free Press In the coming weeks, the construction workers who have been a fixture off Hull Road in Kinston for the last two years will depart, and be replaced by those hired to staff the state’s newly-opened veterans’ nursing home. It’s a project which...



DuPont looking to hire more Kinston employees

David Anderson Staff Writer, Kinston Free Press In tough economic times, any news of new jobs is good news, even if it is news of only a handful. With both of their Sorona fiber production lines currently running at full capacity, DuPont officials are looking to fill seven positions...



County announces $85.5 million Smithfield Packing expansion

Justin Hill Staff Writer / Kinston Free Press Smithfield Packing Company, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods and the world’s largest pork processor, is expanding — and it is doing it in Lenoir County. On Thursday, Lenoir County Economic Development Director Mark Pope announced the deal, along with the economics...



Spirit AeroSystems to add 150 to 200 jobs

Wesley Brown, Staff Writer Kinston Free Press July 20, 2011 Spirit AeroSystems will expand its workforce in Kinston by 150 to 200 employees over the next five years as company executives announced Tuesday plans to introduce a new product line at the N.C. Global TransPark. The independent supplier of...



Logistics firm latest GTP tenant

David Anderson Staff Writer – Kinston Free Press July 12, 2010 A New York State-based logistics firm is expected to bring up to 40 more jobs to the Global TransPark in the coming years. Officials of Schenker Logistics Inc., a logistics firm headquartered in Freeport, N.Y., signed a five-year...



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...



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