That’s why companies such as Goodyear, Maidenform and the Eaton Corporation have chosen to do business in our area. Some of the most successful manufacturing business in North Carolina includes chemical manufacturing, and the food, beverage and tobacco product industries. In fact, 24/7 Wall St. ranks North Carolina #4 on the list of states where manufacturing still matters. You can read more about their findings here.
Manufacturing business in North Carolina strives for many reasons. Here is Fayetteville-Cumberland County success is largely due in part to our excellent workforce and location. Our young, highly educated workforce has the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of today’s advanced manufacturing operations. Our place on the I-95 corridor puts us within an eight hour drive of two-thirds of the nation’s population, and less than half a day from three deep water ports. We are also served by three railroads and the Fayetteville Regional Airport.