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Associated Materials, Inc to Expand in Lenoir County

Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Associated Materials, Inc. (AMI) will be expanding its manufacturing operation in Lenoir County. The company plans to create 252 new jobs and invest more than $5 million over the next five years in Kinston.

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Strata Solar to produce alternative energy

 

Officials speak to a small crowd gathered at Lenoir 1, a solar energy farm on Wheat Swamp Road, Tuesday prior to cutting the ribbon, symbolically opening the farm. Zach Frailey / The Free Press

Officials speak to a small crowd gathered at Lenoir 1, a solar energy farm on Wheat Swamp Road, Tuesday prior to cutting the ribbon, symbolically opening the farm.
Zach Frailey / The Free Press

There’s a new form of energy in town.

Lenoir County had its official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday for two farms that are expected to provide a great source of revenue and energy.

Strata Solar Farms showed off its two farms as Lenoir County Commissioner Eric Rouse cut the ceremonial ribbon at Lenoir 1 on Wheat Swamp Road, the land Rouse’s family owned before leasing it to Strata.

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Food Packaging Company to Expand in Lenoir County

Raleign, NC – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Pactiv, LLC will expand manufacturing facilities in Lenoir and Iredell counties.  The company plans to create 77 jobs in the two counties and invest more than $9 million in Kinston and Mooresville.

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