February 21, 2013

Keys to Succesful Economic Development ~ Hard Work & Tenacious Follow Through!

  After an extensive search, Pro Refrigeration Inc. announced that they have chosen Mocksville, located in Davie County NC, as the home for their new East Coast Production Facility. Over the past 22 years Pro has grown to a leading manufacturer of Process Glycol Chiller Systems for Dairy, Craft Brewery, Winery, Distillery, and Food Processing Industries. “Over the past 3 years we’ve tripled production output from our Headquarters in Auburn, WA.,” Pro’s CEO, Jim VanderGiessen Jr. explained. “We knew that we had to make a decision to either expand more in Washington State, or find an additional location to enable […]
February 20, 2013

New Manufacturing Jobs Coming to Davie County!

In another win for Davie County and for North Caorlina, Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Pro Refrigeration Inc., a manufacturer of refrigeration systems, will expand its operations by locating a new East Coast production facility in Davie County. Expansion to Create New Jobs Pro Refrigeration plans to create as many as 85 jobs over five years and invest $4.9 million to gain maximum benefits from performance-based incentives approved by the Davie County Economic Development Commission. The project was also made possible in part by a performance-based grant from the One North Carolina Fund […]
January 31, 2013

Advanced Manufacturing Lab Coming to Davie County High School

An advanced manufacturing lab is being built on the campus of Davie County High School.  The lab, opening in the fall of 2013 will contain three CNC Vertical Mills (3-axis, 4-axis and 5-axis), three CNC Turning Centers, four manual knee mills, four manual engine lathes and two surface grinders.  In addition, the welding program at the Davie Campus of DCCC is being expanded. Real World Training for High Paying Jobs The expansion of the welding program and the implementation of the advanced manufacturing lab make it possible for Davie County high School students to earn 2 college certificates while still […]
January 24, 2013

Davie County Jobs

Dozens of full time and part time job openings in and around Davie County have been posted this week to the Davie County Jobs listing. New Job Openings Posted Daily Here is a sampling of opening posted this week:  machinist, shipping/receiving clerk, data entry, driver, police officer,  produce manager, baby sitter, customer service, accounts payable, trial attorney, delivery driver, restaurant manager, electrical engineer, and more. You can help… Hit the “Like” button above and help connect job seekers with local employers while helping local businesses find local talent. About Davie County Jobs The job openings are an aggregation of publicly […]
January 11, 2013

Jobs!

American Hardwoods Inc. has announced a new website, www.ncwoodjobs.com, for those seeking employment at the wood product manufacturing company located at 192 Industrial Blvd in Mocksville.  The company has future openings in the manufacturing plant as well as openings in sales and administration. For best results, applicants are encouraged to complete the application online to ensure fastest delivery to staffing decision makers at the company. Wholesale Flooring Outlet Now Open Since reopening the plant a little over a year ago the company has made great strides after an initial period of evaluation and strategic planning.   Effective immediately, the company has […]
January 10, 2013

Davie County Montage Print Coming This Spring

Have you ever seen one of those highly detailed montage pen and ink drawings that tell the story of a community in an intricately detailed pen and ink drawing?   These pieces of art are conversations pieces that make wonderful gifts and look great in any décor. Community Creations is preparing one of these instant collectible pieces of art for Davie County with a spring 2013 release schedule. While dozens of local sites, people and buildings will be included in the print based on historic importance, local businesses are being given an opportunity to be included in this instant collectible. The […]
December 12, 2012

Welcome Back ~ Boyles Furniture & Rugs Re-Opens in Mocksville

Just in time for Christmas, the Boyles Furniture and Rugs retail store in Mocksville at the intersection of Interstate 40 and Farmington Road is re-opening! The high visibility location in Mocksville is the first step in a national retail strategy being pursued by the owners of the Boyle Furniture brand, brothers Alex and Chad Hendrix, and a small group of investors.  Alex and Chad are sons of longtime Boyles owner and Davie County resident Larry Hendrix. Location, Location, Location ~ 80,000 potential customers a day The 45,000 square foot showroom in Mocksville has high visibility to 80,000 people who drive […]
November 7, 2012

Davie County unemployment rate Drops to 7.5% – lowest in the Piedmont

The Davie County unemployment rate continued its downward creep in September, dropping from 8.1% in August to 7.5% in September 2012.   This is the lowest unemployment rate in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The 7.5% unemployment rate in Davie County is lower than the North Carolina rate of 8.9% and lower than the United State unemployment rate of 7.9%. The graph below shows the Davie County unemployment rate from January 2010 through September 2012.  The September improvement is a continuation of an overall positive trend that stretches back over 2 years. Resources: North Carolina unemployment rate by county […]
October 22, 2012

Hospital Construction Fully Underway in Davie County ~ Construction Jobs Today, Health Care Jobs Tomorrow

The future home of Wake Forest Baptist Health – West Campus, the 88-acre site in the town of Bermuda Run on NC Highway 801 at Interstate 40, has been cleared with the exception of the natural wetlands, which are being protected. There may be 100-150 workers when construction activity is at its peak and Wake Forest Baptist anticipates that 200 permanent health care and related jobs will be created when phase one is open. Grading of the site for the outpatient services building also has been completed and workers have poured the foundation of the 101,000 square foot building. Concrete […]