Last Mile

Organization:
Carolinas Gateway Partnership
Amount:
$351,126.06
Program Area:
Economic Stimulus
County of Applicant:
Edgecombe
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to provide funds to assist with a training initiative to accommodate the expansion of a wire and cable manufacturer with a facility in Edgecombe County. The expansion will increase production at the Edgecombe facility by 164%, taking the plant to maximum capacity through machinery relocations, hiring up to 145 employees and retaining of 220 employees. Training will be delivered through a partnership with Edgecombe Community College and skills attained will be transferable.

Contact:
Mrs. Oppie N. Jordan 427 Falls Road Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 (252) 442-6224
Areas Served:
Edgecombe

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