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Best Diamond Packaging, LLC to Extend Lease for another 15 Years and Invest $10,000,000 in Lenoir County

Kinston, N.C. – Lenoir County and Lenoir County Economic Development announced today that Best Diamond Packaging, LLC will be extending its operations in Lenoir County for at least another 15 years. This lease includes two options to extend for an additional five years. The lease also includes a right to expand up to 55,000 square feet in order to accommodate additional production capacity. The Company will invest over $10,000,000 and create 6 new jobs in Kinston over the next two years. The average salary will be $37,000 for these employees. Best Diamond Packaging is a restaurant napkin and tissue product…

Edge Dental Laboratory Solutions, LLC to Invest $500,000 and Create 7 New Jobs in Lenoir County

Kinston, N.C. – Lenoir County and Lenoir County Economic Development announced today that Edge Dental Laboratory Solutions, LLC will be expanding its operations in Lenoir County. The Company will invest over $500,000 and create 7 new jobs in Kinston over the next year. Also, an additional $850,000 has been earmarked for expansion into other states. The average salary is $64,000 for these employees, and Lenoir County will be the home office for this business. Edge Dental Solutions, a Wilmington based company offers Laboratory Owners and Technicians development opportunities in the marketplace by providing funding and support services intended to grow…

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Spirit Aerosystems North Carolina, Inc Invests $55.7 Million in Lenoir County

Kinston, N.C. – Lenoir County and Lenoir County Economic Development announced today that Spirit AeroSystems North Carolina, Inc. will be expanding its operations in Lenoir County. The Company will invest over $55.7 million in Kinston over the next five years. “Spirit is honored to be part of the Lenoir County community, and we are thrilled to partner with the County on this project to increase our investment in our North Carolina site,” said Terry George, vice president/general manager of Spirit’s North Carolina Operations. “As we further invest in our site to meet the needs of our customers, we will be…

EZ-Flo International, Inc. Expansion to Lenoir County

Kinston, N.C. – Lenoir County and Lenoir County Economic Development announced today that EZ-Flo International, Inc. will be expanding its operations in Lenoir County. The Company will invest over $1.6 million and create 10 new jobs in Kinston over the next two years. Lenoir Committee of 100, Inc., City of Kinston. “EZ-FLO International is excited to complete the acquisition of our new warehouse in Kinston, North Carolina, in order to accommodate our rapid growth. The new warehouse space is approximately 140,000 square feet, which will serve as the logistic hub for our operations. This expansion represents an exciting development for…

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Moen Breaks Ground on New Expansion

Moen manufactures it’s products in plants located in New Bern and Sanford, among others, and sends those appliances to Kinston for distribution around the globe. With the planned $15.9 million expansion, the company will add roughly 150,000 square feet of warehouse and distribution space to it’s Kinston operation. “This expansion and the jobs that come with it will secure the ability to deliver Moen’s growth over the years to come,” Jeff Swartz, senior vice president of operations at Moen Inc., said. “We continue to be impressed with the quality of the work base here on a daily basis.” Troy Pedersen,…