Month: July 2011

NC Commerce B&I Developers Visit Ferncliff

July 21, 2011

Product development is one key area where the Partnership dedicates energy and focus. In doing so, efforts are concentrated on preserving, preparing and advancing ideal sites and buildings. The end result is often site certifications, monitoring land use designations, and encouraging infrastructure extensions and improvements. In December of 2009, Ferncliff Industrial Park became a NC… read more

H.R. 2164, “Legal Workforce Act” Draws Closer to Adoption

July 8, 2011

On June 14, 2011 House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) introduced H.R. 2164, entitled the “Legal Workforce Act.”  The proposed bill amends the existing Immigration and Nationality Act to require employers to participate in the national E-Verify system, an internet-based program used to determine worker eligibility in the United States by matching potential employees against databases… read more

Kiln Drying Systems Announces Plans to Double Workforce

July 6, 2011

Kiln Drying Systems & Components, Inc. (KDS) announced their expansion plans today for their facility in Henderson County. KDS is a North Carolina-based company specializing in lumber drying systems.  With new technology advances, a facility and workforce expansion is required to help KDS keep up with the demand and stay ahead of their competition.  The… read more