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Robeson County to create 105 jobs with new manufacturing facility

By Staff Report, posted 3 weeks ago

Atlantic Building Components & Services, Inc., a manufacturer of wood trusses and building components for the construction industry, will open a new manufacturing facility in Robeson County. 

The new facility will be in Fairmont with plans to invest $6 million and create 105 jobs.

Wages for these jobs will vary depending on job role, however, the average salary for the new positions will be $48,706.The current average wage in Robeson County is $37,649. 

The community will see more than $5 million enter the economy.

"North Carolina’s rural communities like Robeson County offer many attractive features for modern manufacturers,” said Governor Cooper. “Growing companies like Atlantic Building Components know they will find the skilled workers, training programs, and overall business environment they need when they select our state.”

Atlantic Building Components & Services was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. To meet the growth of the market, the new facility will expand the company’s production capacity.

The facility will house two floor truss lines in phase one, with additional support and materials storage areas.

“We are extremely excited to open our newest manufacturing facility in the Town of Fairmont,” said Jimmy Broach, president & CEO of Atlantic Building Components & Services. “The minute we visited Fairmont, we knew this was the perfect location for our next facility. We really liked the small-town atmosphere, and its location relative to Raleigh, Wilmington, Myrtle Beach, and Charlotte made it ideal. We look forward to being a part of the community.”

This project is facilitated by a Job Development Investment Grant that is approved by the state’s Economic Investment Committee. Over the next 12 years the project is estimated to grow the state’s economy by $221 million.

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