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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!

Emtelle’s First U.S. Manufacturing Facility to be Located in Fletcher, NC

September 26, 2022

Fletcher, NC – Record demand from North American customers means a local expansion for Scottish company, Emtelle. In operation since 1980, Emtelle is a global manufacturer of pre-connectorized, blown fiber cable and employs more than 700 people across its seven worldwide manufacturing facilities. The company has announced an expansion of its operations into the Town ...read more

Cummins-Meritor Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary with $41 Million Expansion and 40 Added Jobs

September 21, 2022

Henderson County, NC – Cummins-Meritor, a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, aftermarket and electric powertrain solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, announced plans to further invest in its Henderson County location. Since opening its doors in 1982, Meritor established itself as an integral part of the local economy by providing high-quality, high-paying careers to Henderson ...read more

The Partnership Celebrates the Legacy of Manufacturing in Henderson County

September 16, 2022

HENDERSON COUNTY, NC – For over a century, manufacturing has served as the backbone of our local economy, providing high-quality jobs for citizens and millions of dollars in taxable investment. Today, more than 130 local industrial companies employ 12% of the county’s workforce and accounts for around 30% of the county’s tax revenue. In other ...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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