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• Manufacturing

• Customer support centers

• Regional or national warehousing

• Distribution centers

• Technology intensive (information technology, life sciences)

• Air courier services

• National headquarters with operations outside North Carolina

• Civil service employees providing technical support to US military installations in North Carolina


Business must meet one or more of the following criteria:

• The business is creating jobs for at least 12 new employees per year for the next three years.

• The business is making an appreciable capital investment.

• The business is deploying new technology requiring new skills from new and/or incumbent workers.

• The business demonstrates the need for updated workforce skills to enhance productivity.


Customized Training Program fund usage requires:

• Trainees be paid by the company for all times during training hours.

• Selection of instructors from Mitchell Community College and NC Community Colleges when available and content appropriate.