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Economic Stewardship in Henderson County

It is the mission of The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, Inc. to guide business development and increase the quality of life for Henderson County residents. Learn more!

Update on COVID-19

March 13, 2020

Latest Updates (updated 4/3/2020) Henderson County Stay at Home Order: Click here. Essential Businesses For additional guidance from NCDOR on essential business, click here. Is my business is critical? The CISA has developed a list of Critical Infrastructure here. Metals, machinery, electrical/component, transportation, food/beverage, medical manufacturing are all critical. Critical operations like payroll, maintenance, warehouse ...read more

University Resources for Manufacturers

March 4, 2020

The Partnership hosted a regional university meeting to discuss employer services, resources, and recruitment opportunities Four-year universities can be major contributors to regional economic development and offer a wide variety of resources for employers that go well beyond providing access to skilled workforce. On February 24, 2020, the Partnership held a lunch-and-learn at the NC ...read more

HCPED focuses on retention of existing industry, recruitment of new industry, protection of industrial land and workforce development in Henderson County, North Carolina.

Henderson County is situated south of Asheville, NC and north of Greenville, SC. The county has a strong industrial base, thriving in plastics & metals, automotive components, outdoor recreation as well as a balanced tourism, healthcare, and agricultural community. HCPED has a solid project management team to assist manufacturers with their growth and entry into the community. Our team assists with site and building development, workforce recruitment and overall community connections.

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