Month: October 2011

Industry Profile: BorgWarner

October 24, 2011

BorgWarner Inc. is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications worldwide. Customers include VW/Audi, Ford, Toyota, Renault/Nissan, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Daimler, Chrysler, Fiat, BMW, Honda, John Deere, PSA, and MAN. While the company operates manufacturing and technical facilities in 19 countries worldwide, Western North Carolina continues to play a more

Last Call for the Annual Dinner

October 18, 2011

On October 27th, over 150 manufacturing, business and government leaders will take part in the eighth annual Industrial Appreciation Banquet. The dinner will be held at the Virginia Boone Building at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, with a pre-dinner reception held at the Davis Event Center. The Partnership will honor outgoing Board members, the more

Automotive Industry: A Driving Force

October 9, 2011

The Lockwood Greene Master Economic Development Plan for Henderson County was completed in 2002, providing guidance to the organization and a plan for public and private partners. As previously reported, the plan included a labor study, marketing plan, target industry analysis and competitive assessment.  The target market analysis identified business sectors likely to flourish in our more