Month: July 2013

Continental Announces Product & Employment Growth

July 31, 2013

Henderson County, NC – Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. an automotive components subsidiary of Continental AG, announced their expansion plans today at their Fletcher facility.  Growth of the Conti facility will include a physical expansion of the existing footprint by 88,000 sf, and the creation of 40 new jobs, in addition to the current employment base… read more

Henderson County’s Educational Footprint Continues to Grow

July 30, 2013

Henderson County is very fortunate to have such a broad range of higher education options in the form of Blue Ridge Community College and the addition in 2011 of Wingate University’s Hendersonville Campus and its graduate program offerings.  Both institutions continue to exemplify education as a key economic development driver for the region. Wingate University’s… read more

HCPED Launches Collaborative Effort to Connect Students with Manufacturing Careers

July 18, 2013

On Monday, June 10, 2013, leaders of Henderson County industry and the Henderson County Public Schools participated in the first of a series of luncheons designed to enhance the connection between industrial employers and the school system. The kickoff event was held at Clement Pappas, located in the Mountain Home Industrial Park.  25 middle and high… read more