Aerospace Industry Growth Brings Jobs and Opportunities to Davie County


Incumbent Worker Grant Awarded to Carolina Precision Machining
The Northwest Piedmont Workforce Development Board has announced that Carolina Precision Machining Inc. has been awarded an Incumbent Worker training grant of $25,000 to obtain AS9100 training for their workforce.

Carolina Precision Machining
Carolina Precision Machining, Inc., a Davie County manufacturer of precision machine parts for the aviation and other industries is training employees for AS9100 certification.  AS9100 is a widely adopted and standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry.  Major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers worldwide require compliance and/or registration to AS9100 as a condition of doing business with them.

Quality control standards for the aviation industry require manufacturing tolerances unique to aviation. 

Carolina Precision Machining manufactures machine parts with tolerances measured in microns ~ one-millionth of a meter. A human hair is between 70 and 100 microns thick.

Steve Vick, Founder and President of Carolina Precision Machining said that “We are currently doing a substantial amount of manufacturing for the aerospace industry.  This workforce training program and the AS9100 certification will allow us to expand our customer base, and as demand grows, to expand our workforce.”

Team Effort Brings More Jobs to Davie County
Terry Bralley, President of the Davie County Economic Development Commission said, “The Incumbent Workers Training Program is designed to help local businesses expand their service offerings and to grow their workforces.  Manufacturing has always been an important component of our local economy in Davie County and the Incumbent Workers Training Program is helping to grow the manufacturing base in Davie County and across the state of North Carolina.”

Lisa Hawk, Business Services Coordinator of the Northwest Piedmont Workforce Development Board and Barrett Walker, Regional Manager of the NCSU Industrial Extension Service both played key roles helping Carolina Precision Machining identify and apply for the workforce development grant.

The Incumbent Workers Training Program Grant is cooperatively administered by the Northwest Piedmont Workforce Development Board and the NC Department of Commerce Division of Workforce Development.

About Carolina Precision Machining
Located in Mocksville, NC on US Highway 158, Carolina Precision Machining is a privately owned company founded by Steven B. Vick in 1993.  With the AS9100 certification, the number of jobs at Carolina Precision Machining is expected to double over the next 12 to 18 months.

Additional Resources:
Carolina Precision Machining ~ Steven B. Vick, President: 336 751-7788
Carolina Precision Machining ~ Joe Mason, Sales Engineer: 336 751-7788
Davie County Economic Development Commission: www.daviecountyedc.com
North Carolina Department of Commerce: www.nccommerce.com
North Carolina Department of Commerce Business Resources: www.thrivenc.com
NCSU Industrial Extension Service: http://www.ies.ncsu.edu/
North Carolina Workforce Development: http://www.nccommerce.com/wf/
Northwest Piedmont Workforce Development Board: www.northwestpiedmontworks.org

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