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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!

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

Elkamet Announces Fourth Expansion in Henderson County

October 4, 2022

Henderson County, NC –Elkamet has announced plans for another expansion of its Henderson County facility. Located in East Flat Rock at the previous site of the Henderson County Fairgrounds, Elkamet is now expanding for its fourth time since arriving in 2006. This expansion will further strengthen Henderson County as the home of Elkamet’s US Headquarters. ...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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