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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!

Apprentices Sign Contracts for MIHC Apprenticeship Program Year Two

August 12, 2020

Ten former students from Henderson County high schools signed contracts with four advanced manufacturing companies this afternoon, as part of the Made in Henderson County Apprenticeship Program. The Signing Day event, typically held prior to graduation at each high school, was held electronically due to COVID-19. During a spring fraught with cancellations, postponements and constant ...read more

Partnership launches new Target Market Analysis

July 27, 2020

All good things must come to an end. After nearly two decades of utilizing the Lockwood Greene Master Economic Development plan as the guiding force as economic development in Henderson County, the Board of Directors decided during their August 2019 planning retreat that an update was in order. While the foundation of the plan served ...read more

Partnership Announces new “Starting Line Up”

June 25, 2020

While COVID interrupted most professional sports, we at the Partnership are still developing our game plan and conditioning for the year ahead. We are excited to announce some changes to our “starting line-up” as we continue to develop staff to focus on our mission: The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, Inc. is the professional ...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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