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...



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....



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