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ARDEN'S LINAMAR INVESTS ANOTHER $115 MILLION; ADDS ANOTHER 150 JOBS

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports..

Another 150 new jobs are coming to Buncombe County, care of Linamar North Carolina Inc.,  state and local officials announced Friday morning.

Linamar, a vehicle component and system manufacturer based in Ontario, Canada, also will be investing an additional $115 million in its facility on Hendersonville Road in Arden.

“We are starting immediately to upgrade the existing empty buildings and will begin hiring people in a few months,” said Nick Adams, a Linamar vice president, in an email from Paris. “Most of the hiring will take place over the next three to four years as we ramp up production.”

The average annual payroll for the new positions will total about $6.4 million, according to a prepared statement from Gov. Pat McCrory’s office. Job function will determine individual salaries, the statement said. But the average annual salary for each job is $42,667.

Adams said Linamar’s Arden plant will be producing “some of the highest-tolerance gears we have ever manufactured.” Those gears will be installed into automobile automatic transmissions, he said.

Linamar’s customer for those gears has requested anonymity at this point, Adams said.

“Linamar continues to pay dividends in the form of capital investment and jobs to our community,” said Ben Teague, executive director of the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County. “It is exciting to be a part of such a bright future for the company and the community.”

SPRING MEANS TURKEY AND FISHING SEASON IN WNC

 
Turkey season began Saturday (April 5) in North Carolina. Youth season lasts through April 11, while the season for all hunters opens April 12 and continues through May 10.

 

Whether you're a hunter or non-hunter, there are some simple safety tips you can follow to make sure you and others stay safe during hunting season. For example, wear blaze orange when in the national forests. A complete list of safety tips is posted online at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/nfsnc/home/?cid=stelprdb5329317

 

Also, many anglers are already hitting the waterways of North Carolina in search of a BIG catch.

 

Hunters and anglers must have the proper licenses and know the regulations when recreating in the national forests. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission website gives hunters and anglers (as well as trappers) all the information they need. Go to: http://www.ncwildlife.org/Licensing/Regulations.aspx

 

 

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