Western North Carolina is centrally located in the Eastern United States and one day's drive from 50% of the U.S. population.
Awaiting your arrival are a highly productive, skilled and available workforce, an advanced transportation and rapidly expanding digital new economy infrastructure, business-friendly local governments and utilities, vendors and suppliers representing today's leading industry clusters, and of course, some of the nation's finest and most affordable buildings and sites.
Western North Carolina posesses a rich tradition in manufacturing. This heritage was built on a workforce consisting of skilled craftsmen with a keen attention to detail and quality and a high degree of productivity. Today's industrial base reflects advanced manufacturing and includes precision metalworking, plastics technology, and other advanced materials. Visit the economic profile section for a listing of the high-caliber companies in our region.
The Certified Industrial Site program provides buildings and sites ready for immediate start-up, with all pre-engineering and due diligence complete. Browse our available buildings and sites for up-to-date and accurate regional economic and site-specific data. Or, contact us for details on our outstanding incentive programs, or the advantages of our quality of life suited for families and professionals.
AdvantageWest Economic Development Group is pleased to partner with the North Carolina Department of Commerce to offer the most current available buildings and sites in our region. The Blue Ridge Advanced Manufacturing Initiative program of AdvantageWest includes the 25 economic development professionals in the region and corporate allies ready to assist existing and new companies with their expansion plans. Call or email AdvantageWest today to trigger these resources.
I wish to express my sincere gratitude for the fine support we received from AdvantageWest for the new Henderson County facility.
, President & CEO
134 Wright Brothers Way
Fletcher, NC 28732
Email Scott Hamilton