Davidson Auto Plant Recruitment Gives Toyota Insight into Triad, NC | Local

In 2007, Toyota chose Blue Springs, Mississippi, for the production of the Corolla.

Still, Davidson and North Carolina officials made a pretty positive impression on Toyota site officials, telling them “they keep coming back to the state, and now they’ve found a big house in the city. Triad, “said Craig Goodson, president and CEO of Davidson. Economic Development Commission.

Meanwhile, the land offered to Toyota was available in 2017 to attract Egger Wood Products for its $ 700 million, 1 million square foot plant, which opened in September 2020.

It manufactures particle board and thermofused laminates at the plant, which currently employs 450 people, 50 more than it expected in a $ 300 million phase 1 that is expected to take six years.

In total, it pledged to have 770 employees at full production capacity by 2035.

“Egger’s management has already far surpassed the commitment it made in 2017 to open its headquarters, technical center and manufacturing campus in North America,” said Goodson.

“Their mission values ​​drive, loyalty, responsibility and sustainability – characteristics exemplified by our businesses and citizens of Davidson County.

“We couldn’t be happier to have such a highly respected global family business anchoring our corporate center,” he said.

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