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and others thrive here. Union County also has
a strong backbone of agri-business companies
from Edwards Wood Products in the timber
sector to Tyson Foods and Pilgrim’s in poultry
and Great American Snacks in prepared
foods. In the coming years, with the opening
of the Monroe Expressway, the economic
development offices anticipate growth
in logistics along this new corridor and in
commercial development around I-485.
Union County continues to enjoy significant
growth which creates investment and jobs
from both new and existing industries. In
2015, the county achieved over 269 million
in investment, primarily due to O’Neil Digital
Solutions locating in the Monroe Corporate
Center and due to expansions from several
existing industries. At the end of 2016, ATI
Specialty Materials completed construction
of its $70 million expansion which houses the
company’s powder-metal manufacturing used
for the aerospace industry.
The community has received national
recognition for its accomplishments.
Southern Business & Development named
Monroe #3 in top 10 places for aerospace
in the southeast. Other accolades include
being recognized as a Top 10 Low-Cost
Manufacturing location to re-shore near a
major Southern airport and Top 5 location
to supply Boeing. Monroe-Union County
Economic Development looks forward to
continuing to support our existing industries
and welcoming new companies that choose
Union County in the future, making it the
great place that it is!

For more

Monroe-Union County Economic
3509 Old Charlotte Highway
Monroe, NC 28110
Union County Chamber of
903 Skyway Drive
Monroe, NC 28110

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