Honda Aircraft Company Takes Off With New Plans in RTW North Carolina

Right to Work North Carolina Economic Update

Honda Aircraft Company has great plans in Right to Work Greensboro, North Carolina. The company is investing $55.7 million in order to develop a new version of their plane that will have longer range capabilities. As a result, not only can we expect advancements in the flight industry, but they will also be creating 280 new jobs. So this is exciting news for Guilford County!

From Area Development Magazine:

“We are thrilled that North Carolina will be home to the new Honda light jet that represents the next chapter of our skyward mobility. […] The state of North Carolina provides a rich talent pool and tremendous support from our local community and having our facilities located right next to the Piedmont Triad International Airport is an ideal location to develop and produce our new light jet.†[…]

“HondaJet’s creation of nearly 300 good-paying jobs is yet another example of why CNBC named North Carolina as the number one state in the country to do business for the second year in a row. […] This decision shows our state’s commitment to developing a skilled workforce, not only in the key industry of aerospace with a flagship brand like HondaJet, but in the entire advanced manufacturing arena.†[…]

“Talent comes first when companies consider a business location. […] Locations that can offer a talented and well-trained workforce, tailored to the needs of a particular industry, succeed in today’s business environment. North Carolina’s First in Talent strategic plan helps our state deliver the world-class workforce that makes us the best place to do business in the world.â€


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