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....



New water treatment plant dedicated

July 10, 2007 DAVID ANDERSON Kinston Free Press Staff Writer City, state and federal officials gathered Tuesday to dedicate Kinston’s new $48 million Regional Water Reclamation Facility, which was built to replace the former Peachtree Wastewater Treatment Plant wrecked by Hurricane Floyd in 1999. Rebuilding the city’s sewage treatment...



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...



Insight Racing & N.C. State Display Autonomous Vehicle at TransPark Center

May 25, 2007 KINSTON, N.C.—After successfully passing another elimination round, Insight Racing and N.C. State University’s College of Engineering displayed its computer-driven Lotus Elise today at the TransPark Center. This vehicle is targeted to compete in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Grand Challenge on November 3, 2007....



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...



Allegiant Air Announces New Nonstop Air Service to Orlando

September 6, 2006 Kinston , NC —Low-cost airline Allegiant Air, LLC announces today new, nonstop jet service to the fun and sun of Orlando , Fla. from Kinston , N.C. beginning Nov 10. The low-fare carrier will celebrate the convenient new service to the Sunshine State , with introductory...



Maryland Software Company Moving To Global TransPark

Another boost for the North Carolina Aerospace Alliance July 27, 2006 Kinston, NC—A Maryland company specializing in information technologies, engineering services and software solutions for the U.S. Navy and aviation industries will soon open a facility at the North Carolina Global TransPark (GTP), according to an announcement from the...



Lenox Announces $2.5 Million Expansions

By Karen McConkey   The Lenox Company will add 100 jobs and spend $2.5 million to expand its plant in Kinston, which will have the distinction of being the only Lenox manufacturing facility in the United States. “Happy New Year,” Mark Pope, Lenoir County’s economic development director, told county...



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