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Gusmer Enterprises, Inc to invest $38.2 million in a new manufacturing facility, creating 73 jobs in Trivium Corporate Center

Apr 12, 2021 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , City Manager , City Council , Bond Information

Gusmer Enterprises, Inc to invest $38.2 million in a new manufacturing facility, creating 73 jobs in Trivium Corporate Center

The City of Hickory, Catawba County, and the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) welcome Gusmer Enterprises, Inc. as the fifth tenant in the Trivium Corporate Center. Gusmer Enterprises is headquartered in Mountainside, NJ with manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin and California. ...

MetroNet and Hickory, NC Announce Partnership to Build 100% Fiber Optic Network

Apr 07, 2021 | Economic Development , City Manager , City Council

MetroNet and Hickory, NC Announce Partnership to Build 100% Fiber Optic Network

MetroNet and the City of Hickory today announced a partnership that will soon bring MetroNet’s 100 percent fiber optic internet, TV and phone to businesses and residents. As part of the agreement, MetroNet will invest more than $36 million in the city and surrounding community while bringing fiber-t...

City of Hickory, Burke County partner to construct new airport hangar

Mar 09, 2021 | Economic Development , Airport , City Manager , City Council

City of Hickory, Burke County partner to construct new airport hangar

On March 9, Hickory City Council and the Burke County Board of Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding for a partnership to construct a new 12,000-square-foot airplane hangar at the Hickory Regional Airport in Burke County. Per the memorandum, the City will design and construct the h...

American Fuji Seal, Inc. to invest $52M and create 101 jobs in Trivium Corporate Center

Dec 22, 2020 | Economic Development , Bond Information

American Fuji Seal, Inc. to invest $52M and create 101 jobs in Trivium Corporate Center

The City of Hickory, Catawba County, and the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) welcome American Fuji Seal, Inc. as the fourth tenant in the Trivium Corporate Center. American Fuji Seal is a group company of Fuji Seal International, Inc., headquartered in Osaka, Japan. American...

City of Hickory Bond Commission receives project updates, tours

Nov 11, 2020 | Economic Development , Boards and Commissions , Communications , Bond Information , Aviation Walk , Book Walk , City Walk , Old Lenoir Walk , Riverwalk

City of Hickory Bond Commission receives project updates, tours

On Tuesday, November 10, the City of Hickory’s Bond Implementation Commission held its fall meeting to receive updates on the bond projects and tour construction sites. The meeting started at One North Center, a mixed-use development under construction across from City Hall along the City Walk pa...

New affordable Center Crossing senior apartments now under construction in downtown Hickory, NC

Oct 30, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications

New affordable Center Crossing senior apartments now under construction in downtown Hickory, NC

Woda Cooper Companies, Inc. released a short video today to celebrate the recent start of construction at Center Crossing in downtown Hickory, North Carolina. Located at 105 S. Center Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue, Center Crossing, a 50-unit affordable rental community for seniors, w...

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners

Oct 15, 2020 | Economic Development , Boards and Commissions

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners

The City of Hickory's 2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners were announced in a Facebook Live virtual event on Wednesday, October 14. Presented by the City’s Business Development Committee (BDC), the Business. Well Crafted. Awards annually honor businesses, organizations, and entrepreneurs t...

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners to be announced in virtual event via Facebook Live

Oct 12, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Boards and Commissions , Communications

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners to be announced in virtual event via Facebook Live

The City of Hickory Business Development Committee (BDC) will announce recipients of the 2020 Business. Well Crafted. Awards in a Facebook Live virtual event on Wednesday, October 14, at 2 p.m. Tune in to the City of Hickory’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/CityofHickory, on Wednesday as members...

Governor Cooper Announces Merchants Distributors Will Expand and Create 111 Jobs in Hickory

Sep 30, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Manager , City Council

Governor Cooper Announces Merchants Distributors Will Expand and Create 111 Jobs in Hickory

Merchants Distributors, LLC, a wholesale grocery distributor founded in Hickory in 1931, will invest $120 million to expand its services and operations. The company anticipates adding approximately 200,000 square feet to its Caldwell County facilities. “Caldwell County, the City of Hickory, and t...

MaxPax, LLC announces expansion into North Carolina investing $9.55 million and creating 300 jobs in Catawba County

Sep 03, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Council

MaxPax, LLC announces expansion into North Carolina investing $9.55 million and creating 300 jobs in Catawba County

MaxPax LLC, a contract packaging company, plans to locate in a 158,000 square foot facility located at 1140 Tate Boulevard SE in Hickory, North Carolina. MaxPax plans to invest $9.55 million in building renovations and machinery and equipment and create 300 new jobs over five years. The company plan...

 

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