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North Carolina Comes Out on Top in 2022

July 29, 2022

Henderson County, NC – This month brought exciting news for the business community in North Carolina, with the state being highlighted for its success in two national publications. First up, CNBC released its 2022 list of America’s Top States for Business, with North Carolina coming in first place. CNBC used a scoring system based on ...read more

Haynes Wire Leans into Sustainability Efforts

June 29, 2022

Henderson County, NC – Haynes Wire, located in Mountain Home, has installed a 1-megawatt solar fixed, ground mount array system at its facility to reduce the dependence on nonrenewable energy sources. The facility is a long-time manufacturer in Henderson County and has been providing high-quality, stable jobs to Henderson County residents for over twenty years. ...read more

HCPED Announces New Personnel

March 7, 2022

The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members: Emily Martin (left) and Blake Moyer (right).  A familiar face to economic development in North Carolina, Emily Crowley Martin, will be starting as the Director of Business Development effective April 1st. In her role, Emily will be responsible ...read more

Rinehart Racing Acquires BorgWarner Fletcher Campus

February 22, 2022

Fletcher, NC – Rinehart Racing, the world leader in performance exhaust systems for Harley-Davidson and Indian motorcycles, announces the acquisition of a 60-acre industrial complex facility and campus from BorgWarner Thermal Systems in Fletcher, NC.  Rinehart Racing’s subsidiary company, Centurion Capital Investments, LLC, purchased the property from the Michigan-based company and will consolidate its current two ...read more

CanvasPrints.com Announces $11.5M Expansion Plans, Adds 96 Jobs in Henderson County

December 14, 2021

Fletcher, NC – Locally-founded online printing and manufacturing company, CanvasPrints.com, announced its expansion in the Town of Fletcher, North Carolina. The rapidly growing company plans to consolidate its three locations in Henderson County to Fletcher Business Park. The relocation, combined with its $11.5M expansion plan, will create 96 new jobs in Henderson County. “CanvasPrints.com is ...read more

The New Frontier

October 13, 2021

Celebrating Manufacturing, the 2020-2021 fiscal year, and the future of Economic Development in Henderson County The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development (HCPED) hosted its annual event at Jeter Mountain Farm on Thursday, September 30th. The evening was a celebration of the past two years of economic development in Henderson County and a moment to ...read more

Made in Henderson County Program Welcomes 9 New Apprentices

August 31, 2021

Hendersonville, NC – Nine new apprentices from across the community signed contracts with five local advanced manufacturing companies yesterday, as part of the Made in Henderson County (MIHC) Apprenticeship program. After last year’s virtual Signing Day event, this year the MIHC Signing Day event took place at Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC), following CDC recommendations, ...read more

Henderson County Property Selected for Duke Energy Site Readiness Program

August 23, 2021

Charlotte, NC – A 107-acre property in Henderson County was selected for the Duke Energy Site Readiness Program, which works with communities across North Carolina to prepare sites for future industrial development. The property, called the “Hudgens Site”, is located off McMurray Road in the Village of Flat Rock. It is one of 9 sites ...read more

HCPED RELEASES RELOCATION GUIDE TO ATTRACT YOUNG TALENT

July 1, 2021

The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development (HCPED) is excited to announce the release of the Henderson County Relocation Guide. This digital guide will serve as a resource to help new and existing residents to Henderson County assimilate into the local community and illustrate the unparalleled quality of life and vast amenities Henderson County has ...read more

We are hiring!

Position:                Economic Development Coordinator   Impact:  The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development is seeking an Economic Development Coordinator to support our retention and recruitment efforts of advanced manufacturing companies. In the fast-paced economic development world, every day is different. The primary responsibility of this position will be to build improvements in our operations through ...read more