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Enviva Holdings is a wood pellet manufacturing company with current North Carolina locations in Hertford and Northampton Counties. The company plans to open a third plant in Sampson County where it will invest $117.5 million in plant and equipment. The company will employ 79 people with average wages of $36,682 plus benefits at the Sampson County site. The company is also expected to purchase annually $35 million worth of wood byproduct not used in current lumber products. Golden LEAF funds will be used by Sampson County to extend water service to the project. The water service will also serve other sites at the Interstate 40 interchange where the new facility will be constructed. The total budget for the water project is $1,563,000.