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Corning Optical Communications Invests $38.7 Million to Build New Headquarters in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Corning Optical Communications Invests $38.7 Million to Build New Headquarters in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Introduction:

Corning Optical Communications announced plans to build new Headquarters in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina with an investment of $38.7 Million.

Features:

This investment will create 150 new jobs in Mecklenburg County as part of a new corporate headquarters. Corning Optical Communications, a world-leading provider of fiber optic solutions, plans to invest $38.7 million by the end of 2018.

Corning Optical Communication’s expansion in Mecklenburg County will be facilitated in part by an award to the company from the state’s Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) program that was approved by the state’s Economic Investment Committee today. Under the terms of the JDIG, the company is eligible to receive up to $2.35 million in total reimbursements.

Corning Optical Communications has more than 30 locations and 17,000 employees worldwide. The business employs more than 3,000 people across five locations in North Carolina, including two of the world’s largest optical fiber manufacturing facilities in Concord and Wilmington, and two of the world’s largest optical fiber cable manufacturing facilities in Hickory and Winston-Salem.

Specifications:

Company Name Corning Optical Communications
Location Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Type New Headquarters
Estimated Cost $38.7 Million

 

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