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Greenheck Announces Major Expansion In North CarolinaSubmitted: 05/31/2019
Greenheck Announces Major Expansion In North Carolina
Story By Newswatch 12 Team

SCHOFIELD -
Greenheck Group, based in Schofield, Wisconsin, announced a major expansion in North Carolina.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced that the Wisconsin based company will create more than 400 jobs and invest $58.8 million in the city of Shelby.

The group will expand within the Foothills Commerce Center and is creating a campus in Shelby that will offer state-of-the-art amenities for all employees.


The 403 new positions associated with the project will provide an annual payroll impact of more than $16.2 million to the local economy.

The Greenheck Group employs more than 400 in North Carolina and 4,000 worldwide.

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