What’s New For Right to Work North Carolina?

Here are some of the latest Right to Work North Carolina investments! These come from companies such as Toyota, Thermo Fisher, Sherrill Furniture, and MasterBrand Cabinets. Altogether, these business investments will total over $1.5 billion. In addition, they will also create up to 2,490 new jobs. So this is tremendously exciting news!

Read on to learn more!


Toyota is investing $1.29 billion in order to add onto its current Megasite in Right to Work Greensboro, North Carolina. This will also $1,750 new jobs!

“Toyota’s commitment to establish its North America clean energy efforts in North Carolina shows that preparation pays off enormously. […] I’m proud of the people and organizations that have worked closely together over many years to make today’s announcement possible.” […]

“Toyota’s announcement is recognition of the central role that North Carolina is poised to play in the global shift toward electric vehicles, and marks an important milestone in the state’s commitment to growing the clean energy economy. […] The North Carolina team has had ongoing conversations with Toyota since they first reviewed the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite several years ago. This longstanding relationship, coupled with a business-friendly environment and a history of automotive engineering excellence were instrumental in the state’s election for this transformative project that will have lasting community and economic impact on our state.” […]


Sherrill Furniture:

Sherrill Furniture is investing $2.8 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Conover, North Carolina. This will create 90 new jobs!

“The furniture capital of the world is growing. […] North Carolina companies like Sherrill Furniture understand the advantages of doing business in our state and we’re grateful for their contributions to our communities and our economy.” […]

“North Carolina continues to lead the nation’s furniture industry with triple the manufacturing activity of the national average. […] With the largest furniture manufacturing workforce in the nation, a large textiles and wood supply chain, and convenient location, we know that Sherrill Furniture will continue to find success for many years to come.”


Thermo Fisher:

Thermo Fisher is adding a new facility in Right to Work Mebane, North Carolina with a $192.5 million investment. This will also create 150-200 jobs.

“The new manufacturing facility will help the U.S. meet future demand surges for vital laboratory products while bringing more high-quality jobs to North Carolina. […] With its strategic geographic location and proximity to a diverse talent base, Mebane is an ideal location for this new facility.” […]

“North Carolina offers companies like Thermo Fisher a diverse life science workforce and world-class universities and community colleges that keep building that workforce day after day. […] In North Carolina, we understand that to attract and help companies compete in today’s global economy, our state must be first in talent, and we’re strongly committed to meeting that goal.”


MasterBrand Cabinets:

MasterBrand Cabinets is investing $13.5 million in order to expand in Right to Work Kinston, North Carolina. This will create 450 new jobs!

“MasterBrand is committed to investing in our people and facilities through offering competitive wages and benefits; providing a safe and clean working environment; and training, developing, and retaining our associates. […] We are proud to expand our operations in Kinston. [This will allow] us to better meet the demand of our customers while providing new jobs and strengthening the communities where our associates live and work.” […]

“It’s great news any time good manufacturing jobs come to Eastern North Carolina. […] MasterBrand Cabinets already provides good jobs for many people in Kinston and Lenoir County and will now add even more opportunities for our ready and able workforce.” […]

“MasterBrand Cabinets’ new jobs and investment are the fruits of our state’s commitment to build a skilled, inclusive, and diverse workforce.”


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