By GDP, North Carolina is the No. 1 state for manufacturing in the Southeast. Within the Carolinas Gateway Partnership region, manufacturing is the largest industrial cluster.
With the assistance from our regional community colleges — Edgecombe and Nash — customized training programs, apprenticeships, and more are available to meet the needs of industries in the area. Community college programs are one of the reasons are industries are so successful in hiring talent from the region.
The Carolinas Gateway region is home to Hitachi Astemo, Kanban Logistics and Corning.
Jones Lang LaSalle named the Kingsboro Business Park, the No. 1 megasite in North Carolina. With more than 2,000 acres of shovel-ready land, it is the perfect site for an advanced manufacturing facility.