EDC Annual Meeting- January 31

February 28, 2012

Over 200 business leaders and community members were in attendance for the EDC's annual meeting on January 31st.  The annual meeting highlighted 15 EDC assisted new company announcements and expansions for Buncombe County, including Advanced Manufacturing Solutions, American Recycling of Western North Carolina, Arvato Digital Services, Auralites, Cakuun, Ingles Markets, Linamar, Locus Technologies, Mills Manufacturing, Nypro, Old Wood Company, Reich, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and W.P. Hickman Company. Following the company recognition, Anita Brown-Graham of the Institute for Emerging Issues gave a brief discussion of Generation Z and what Buncombe County and North Carolina can do to best prepare this generation for our workforce and a successful future!