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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!

Why Henderson County: Site Selection 101

December 6, 2019

Ever wonder the process for bringing a new manufacturer to town or helping an existing manufacturer expand? In our line of work, we like to make it simple. However, the process of selecting the perfect site is far from simple. Choosing the perfect place to locate a new manufacturing operation is often one of the ...read more

BIG Adventures and Bonafide Kayaks Announce Merger

November 4, 2019

BIG Adventures, makers of the kayak brands Liquidlogic and Native Watercraft announced the merger of their business late last week with Bonafide Kayaks. The merger will involve expansion and investment into the Fletcher, NC facility where the Liquidlogic and Native brands are currently manufactured. The merger will create at least ten new jobs at the ...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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