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HAMLET — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a request to deed a piece of property to a local manufacturer making its third expansion in as many years.

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ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County textile mill is coming under new ownership.

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HAMLET — Five employees at VBC | Manufacturing in Hamlet recently completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification class that teaches people working in an industrial or manufacturing setting how to improve business processes. The class is coordinated by Richmond Community College and supported by state funding.

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With the recent announcements of a new Toyota battery plant in Randolph County, a new Fujifilm Diosynth drug plant in Wake County, a large MasterBrand cabinet facility in Kinston, and a big White River Marine operation in New Bern for making saltwater boats, among other projects, North Carolina’s manufacturing sector appears to be thriving.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has secured $20,000 in customized training for textile manufacturer Service Thread. A large portion of that will cover the cost of training employees on a new line of textile machines that will provide a greater level of flexibility and winding quality for coarse technical yarns.

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ROCKINGHAM — Global Packaging is getting closer to moving into its new facility on N.C. 177 in Hamlet.

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ROCKINGHAM — Direct Pack, Inc., a leader in sustainable, full circular, thermoformed plastic packaging, announced today that it is expanding its Rockingham, manufacturing capabilities with help from a $400,000 Rural Building Reuse Grant from the state of N.C. Department of Commerce. DPI has added 56,000 sq. ft. of space and flexible manufacturing lines, and increased its workforce by 50 percent since last fall.

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HAMLET — A local textile manufacturer was recently acquired by a French-based medical devices company.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College recently partnered with six local manufacturing companies to allow students to tour the facilities and connect the concepts they are learning in the classroom to real-world operations.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College recently held a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification class for employees from five different companies from Richmond and Scotland counties. 

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