National Flooring Distributors of Louisville, Kentucky will open a 31,500 square foot manufacturing operation on Industrial Boulevard in Mocksville. Production at the plant will begin ramping up before 2011 year end and dozens of new jobs will be created before the plant reaches production capacity of 20,000 square feet per 8 hour shift. Employment growth at the plant should continue through at least 2012.
Betting on the Future in Mocksville, NC
Lee Harmeling, the owner of National Flooring Distributors is confident that the US economy will rebound. “Domestic manufacturing capacity for wood flooring has been shrinking for several years due to the slow-down in construction. As the economy turns around, the production capacity of the Mocksville plant will help National Flooring Distributors provide a competitive advantage to our customers through lower prices and reliable availability of flooring, architectural trim and other manufactured wood products.”
A Skilled and Talented Local Workforce Makes Davie County a Natural for Manufacturing Operations
The rich manufacturing heritage of the Piedmont region of North Carolina means that there is a substantial supply of local manufacturing talent and experience. National Flooring Distributors will benefit from this skilled and experienced workforce as production ramps up at the Mocksville plant.
Production Plans for Mocksville Plant
National Flooring Distributors will manufacture prefinished, unfinished, solid and engineered wood flooring in addition to providing custom flooring, or flooring to order. Exotic species, wide planks and long lengths will all be part of future offerings, along with architectural trim products.