Category: Made in Henderson County

It’s Year Two for the Made in Henderson County Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program

February 7, 2020

The Apprenticeship Program Launches This Spring for Graduating High School Seniors and Adults. HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (Feb. 7, 2020) – 2019 marked the first year of the Made in Henderson County Apprenticeship Program, where 21 Henderson County graduating seniors were accepted into the program. Through an ongoing partnership with Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS), Blue ...read more

2019 Made in Henderson County Tours

October 9, 2019

Students explore advanced manufacturing career opportunities on Manufacturing Day Hendersonville, NC – The 2019 Made in Henderson County (MIHC) Tours took place on National Manufacturing Day, Friday, Oct. 4, throughout Henderson County. The MIHC tours are an annual collaboration of local schools’ Career & Technical Education programs and workforce development initiatives. This year the tours ...read more

Made in Henderson County Receives Grant from Local Businesses

August 13, 2019

The Economic Investment Fund of Henderson County (EIF), an affiliate of the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, has been awarded a grant of $500 from the Horizon Heating & Air Community Fund and Hannah Flanagan’s Community Charitable Fund through the Community Foundation of Henderson County, Inc. The grant will be utilized to enhance the ...read more

Visitors’ Guide to Hendersonville: Something for Everyone

June 28, 2019

When it comes to finding the best location for your business, we know that a part of your research and discovery involves getting a taste of the local culture and lifestyle. It’s a part of our mission at the Partnership to welcome guests to Henderson County and to help ensure that your time here is ...read more

Apprenticeship is coming!

January 19, 2019

Soon, Made in Henderson County.com will be home to the Made in Henderson County Apprenticeship Program! Be on the look out for program information, event dates and the official application. Application period opens January 31st and runs through April 1st. Applications will also be available at all Made in Henderson County Apprenticeship events. +++ Through ...read more

2018 Annual Event: Mountain Made Product Showcase

October 25, 2018

2018 Annual Event: Mountain Made Product Showcase As people found their way into the conference hall at Blue Ridge Community College, they found themselves entering a room filled with multiple scenes depicting a home, a campsite, a roadway, and a medical room. From cables used in heart monitors to automotive components, each scene was bursting ...read more

Henderson County Celebrates Manufacturing Day

October 5, 2018

  Henderson County, NC- Over 170 high school and middle school students from Henderson County Public Schools toured nine different manufacturing operations today as part of the Made in Henderson program. Participating students had the opportunity to learn more about the availability of advanced manufacturing careers in Henderson County as part of Manufacturing Day. Manufacturing ...read more

Blue Ridge Community College and Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development to Host Made in Henderson County Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair on Monday, April 30

April 9, 2018

Hendersonville, N.C. – Blue Ridge Community College and Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development will host the Made in Henderson County Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair on Monday, April 30 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall, located at 49 East Campus Drive in Flat Rock. More than 30 manufacturing companies ...read more

Mahindra Locates North American Sales HQ in Henderson County, NC

July 27, 2017

Hendersonville, NC: Mahindra Vehicle Sales and Service, Inc. (MVSS) announced their North American office headquarters today in Henderson County, North Carolina. Mahindra has an established reputation for their farm equipment brand in the US, and is gaining attention for their internationally-recognized presence in the automotive sector. The MVSS location will support planned growth as the ...read more

Mechatronics Programs Awarded NCDPI Grant

July 12, 2017

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jul. 12, 2017) – Henderson County Public Schools’ and Blue Ridge Community College’s grant request of a total of $75,000 to enhance the Mechatronics career pathway in Henderson County has been fully funded by the N.C.Department of Public Instruction. With support from the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development (HCPED), $50,000 was requested ...read more