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Rise to the Top in Henderson County, NC

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Henderson County is where businesses and people reach their peak potential. Located halfway between Asheville, NC and Greenville, SC, Henderson County has the small-town feel with big-city amenities. New and expanding businesses have discovered its pro-business climate, strong local economy, and vibrant mountain community are the keys to success. From outdoor recreation to machinery manufacturing to professional services, Henderson County has the robust infrastructure and a diverse, talented workforce to welcome and support growing businesses.

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Made in Henderson Co.

Made in Henderson County was created in 2012 to strengthen connections between  local manufacturing businesses, the Henderson County Public School System, and other residents in and around Henderson County. The workforce program tells the story of manufacturing in Henderson County - the products made, and the people who make them. Whether produced by hand or machine, everyone benefits from the investment made and jobs created.

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The Partnership Launches New Marketing Campaign

November 10, 2022

Henderson County, NC – Since 2020, businesses across the nation have felt the effects of the recent decline in labor force participation. While the US labor force participation rate has been declining for more than two decades, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the decrease. Though there has been a slight recovery since, workforce issues remain a top ...read more

Partnership celebrates 10 years of Made in Henderson County on National Manufacturing Day

October 7, 2022

Friday, October 7, 2022 Henderson County, NC – In honor of National Manufacturing Day, Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development (HCPED), Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS), and three existing industries in Henderson County (Kimberly Clark, Linamar Light Metals, and Meritor) hosted industry tours for 25 high school juniors and seniors. National Manufacturing Day is held ...read more

Blue Ridge Commerce Center Groundbreaking

October 6, 2022

Thursday, October 6th, 2022 Henderson County, N.C. – As the need for pad-ready industrial sites continues to rise, today Henderson County celebrated the official groundbreaking for the new Blue Ridge Commerce Center. The 65-acre industrial park is an $80 million project that includes 4 buildings and over 630,000 square feet of Class A industrial development. ...read more

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