Target Sector - Advanced Manufacturing
The largest producer of storage products and material handling solutions in North America.
Wood products such as dimension lumber and OSB products
Manufactures quality over-wrap films for the US market
International manufacturer of market fluff pulp for personal care products
Williamston Yarn Mill –
A Fruit of the Loom company and one of the largest spinning operations in the world, manufacturing organic and other fiber products.
Display fixtures production
Other significant companies in the region:
Cummins – diesel engines
DSM Dyneema – high performance fibers
Dopaco – foodservice packaging
Electrolux – household appliances
Flanders – air filtration products
Hospira – injectable drugs and infusion technologies
Honeywell (Bendix/King) – aircraft fuel controls
Kidde Aerospace – fire protection and safety systems for aircraft Merck – pharmaceutical preparations
Metrics – pharmaceuticals
Moen – faucets
Nucor – steel plate
Patheon – contract pharmaceutical preparations
PCS Phosphate – phosphate mining and processing
Sara Lee – bakery products
Spirit Aerospace – airbus fuselage
West Pharmaceuticals – syringe plungers, IV system components Yale – forklifts
The Martin County Region Has Resources To Support High Technology Companies
- 30+ metal fabrication /die makers /machine shops
- 45 mechanical / electrical construction
- 40+ national and regional trucking companies
- 11 motor rewinding / electrical controls
- Several testing labs
- Biomedical Engineering
- Bioprocess Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Industrial and Systems Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
MCB Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville – home of the Marine Special Operations Command, including the Marine Expeditionary Forces and Marine Engineering School. Over 42,000 active and civilian workforce.
MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock – home of the Marine Transport Squadron 1, as well as Combat Logistics and Naval Aviation Training whose duties include combat support and search and rescue. Cherry Point is one of the best all weather jet bases in the world. Equipment based here includes the Harrier, Prowler and KC-130.
USCG Aviation Technical Training Center, Elizabeth City – the center’s mission is the safe and effective maintenance of the Coast Guard’s aviation fleet. Over 500 active and civilian workforce.
Nearby Hampton Roads, VA is the east coast epicenter of military activity; home to over 150,000 active and civilian work-force and six major military installations including:
- Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads
- Joint Base Langley-Eustis
- Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek
- Naval Base Norfolk
- Naval Air Station Oceana
- Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
The State of NC Has Significant Resources To Support Advanced Manufacturing
NC workers are 36% more productive than the average US worker.
NC has the lowest rate of unionization of any state.
NC ranks #1 in the Southeast and #9 in the US for manufacturing employment.
NC’s 58 campus community college system provides customized training for companies that locate or expand in the state.
Leading high tech sectors in NC – aerospace, automotive, biotech and life sciences, composites.
260 research institutes and centers are supported within the 17 institutions of the NC University System.
Martin County Economic Development Corporation
415 East Blvd #130, Williamston, NC 27892