What do Cambrex, Mohawk, and Corning Have in Common?

Three companies are expanding soon in Right to Work North Carolina. These expansions come as a result of the incredible economic benefits this state has to offer. These business expansions will come from Cambrex Corporation and Mohawk Industries, as well as Corning Inc. Altogether, they will create 365 new jobs for the state. So this is exciting news!

Read on to find out more about each of these investments.

Cambrex Corporation:

Cambrex Corporation is expanding in Right to Work High Point, North Carolina with a $30 million investment. This will also create 78 new jobs!

“We are excited to celebrate Cambrex’s expansion on National Manufacturing Day. […] When thriving pharmaceutical companies continue manufacturing life-changing medicines in North Carolina, it validates our reputation as a place where life science companies can flourish and do groundbreaking work.” […]

“The life sciences and manufacturing sectors are major contributors to North Carolina’s economic success. […] With the execution of the state’s First in Talent strategic plan, we will continue to develop a skilled, diverse, and inclusive workforce that will help attract and support the growth of innovative manufacturers like Cambrex.”


Mohawk Industries:

Mohawk Industries is investing $87 million in order to expand in Right to Work Thomasville, North Carolina. This will also create 87 new jobs!

“I’m proud of our relationship with this community and proud that Mohawk has recognized that this is a great place to continue to invest our resources. […] We have a great team here already. I look forward to welcoming new team members to our organization as we grow.” […]

“With the largest manufacturing workforce in the Southeast, North Carolina is always a top choice for growing manufacturers. […] Our diverse workforce combined with a strong supply chain for raw materials creates a great environment for manufacturers like Mohawk to flourish. As emphasized in the state’s First in Talent strategic plan, North Carolina is committed to developing and training a highly skilled workforce to prepare for the manufacturing jobs of today and tomorrow.”


Corning Inc:

Corning Inc is investing $150 million in order to expand in Right to Work Hickory, North Carolina. This will also create 200 new jobs!

“With this capacity expansion, Corning is addressing demand from leading network operators, in particular AT&T, which previously announced plans to significantly expand its fiber footprint.” […]

“It’s exciting to see a global manufacturer like Corning expand yet again in a great rural county like Catawba. […] Corning understands North Carolina’s strengths as a business location, thanks to their firsthand experience with our skilled workforce, customized training programs and great quality of life.” […]

“Corning is one of North Carolina’s flagship manufacturers, helping us maintain our number one standing for manufacturing in the Southeast. […] Our state’s commitment to education and workforce training remains fundamental to our ability to supply the skilled, diverse workers companies look for in a business location.”


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