The Partnership hosts first annual Made In Henderson County Career Readiness Workshop

March 6, 2018

 Henderson County, NC: Juniors and Seniors from HCPS high schools participated in the Made in Henderson County Career Readiness Workshop yesterday at the Blue Ridge Community College’s Technology Educational & Development (TED) Center. The event was a combined effort between the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, Henderson County Public Schools, Blue Ridge Community College… read more

JPS Presents “The New Tax Law: What Does It Mean For Your Business & You?”

January 17, 2018

What opportunities lie within the new tax law? Confused if you should conduct business the same?   Johnson Price Sprinkle PA (JPS) accounting firm will provide presentations reviewing many important changes made in the new tax law, and, their implications. The presentation will be targeted to fiscal decision-makers (CEO, CFO, business owners, top-level management).  RSVP &… read more

We’re closed for the holidays!

December 22, 2017

The Partnership will be closed next week to celebrate the holidays and ring in the new year with our friends and families! We will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all!

Kyocera’s Fine Ceramic Group Expands in Henderson County

November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017 Hendersonville, NC – Kyocera International Inc’s Fine Ceramics Group (KII FC) recently expanded into the facility that formerly occupied by Kyocera Precision Tools, Inc (KPTI) located in Hendersonville, NC. In addition to their 175 current employees, they were able to hire 20 more employees impacted by the downsizing of the KPTI facility…. read more

Brittany Brady Named President of the Partnership for Economic Development

October 26, 2017

For Immediate Release: October 26, 2017   Brittany Brady Named President of the Partnership for Economic Development   Hendersonville, NC – Following a unanimous vote from the Board of Directors of the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, Brittany Jones Brady was named President of the organization effective October 26, 2017.  Brady will succeed Andrew… read more

Students Tour Local Manufacturing Facilities to Explore Manufacturing Career Paths

October 6, 2017

Henderson County, NC: Over 230 high school students from Henderson County Public Schools will tour eight different manufacturing operations today as part of the Made in Henderson program. Students participating in the tours will learn more about the availability of advanced manufacturing careers in Henderson County. Participating companies will showcase the multiple career entry points… read more

Economic Investment Fund awarded Community Foundation Grant

August 28, 2017

The Economic Investment Fund of Henderson County (EIF), an affiliate of the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, has been awarded a grant of $10,000 by the Community Foundation of Henderson County. The grant will be utilized to enhance the Made in Henderson County program, a coordinated effort to connect manufacturing employers, the Henderson County… read more

FY17-18 Partnership Board of Directors

August 2, 2017

As the 2017-2018 fiscal year kicks off, The Partnership for Economic Development is pleased to announce members of the Board of Directors for this year.  Our work is enabled by our investors, and is led by our Board of Directors who are passionate about Henderson County’s economic and employment future. Serving as Chair for the… 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