Month: May 2011

Bringing Recreational Manufacturing to the Outdoors Near You

May 27, 2011

Examining the outdoor recreation sporting goods market as a targeted sector for Henderson County…

WNC Transportation Alliance: Spring Meeting Scheduled

May 20, 2011

The Western North Carolina Transportation Alliance invites you to attend the organization’s Spring Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 1 from 11:30-1:30 p.m. at Volvo Construction’s Corporate Campus located  in the Biltmore Town Center (One Volvo Drive, Asheville NC 28803). Parking will be available on site at the operations nearby parking lot. Plant management and key members… read more

We’ve got a new home. . .

May 11, 2011

We’ve got a new home…page! Our website recently underwent a face-lift and is now up and running. Not only is the site more aesthetically pleasing, but it is also more user friendly, offering some great resources for local industry. On our homepage, you will find an existing industry tab where all the resources you need… read more

Industry Profile: Mountain Rug Mills

May 5, 2011

Among the business sectors in North Carolina, the textile industry is perhaps the best example of a sector which has overcome obstacles. Despite changes in customer demands and manufacturing practices, companies like Mountain Rug Mills in Hendersonville, NC continue to remain focused on domestic textile manufacturing. These operations produce goods that utilize local talent while meeting highest… read more

WCU Rapid Center Visit Scheduled: 5-24-11

May 2, 2011

The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development and Western Carolina University are teaming up to host a day trip to Cullowhee, NC to tour the University’s Center for Rapid Product Realization. The trip is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, 2011 (8 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and is specifically tailored to members and allies of Henderson County’s manufacturing community. During the… read more