Flooring Distributor Bringing New Jobs To Davie County
Published 12:00 am Monday, November 28, 2011
National Flooring Distributors of Louisville, Ky. will open a 31,500 square foot manufacturing operation on Industrial Boulevard in Mocksville.
Production at the plant will begin ramping up before 2011 year end and dozens of new jobs will be created before the plant reaches production capacity of 20,000 square feet per eight hour shift. Employment growth at the plant should continue through at least 2012.
Lee Harmeling, the owner, is confident that the US economy will rebound.
“Domestic manufacturing capacity for wood flooring has been shrinking for several years due to the slow-down in construction. As the economy turns around, the production capacity of the Mocksville plant will help National Flooring Distributors provide a competitive advantage to our customers through lower prices and reliable availability of flooring, architectural trim and other manufactured wood products.”
“The rich manufacturing heritage of the Piedmont region of North Carolina means that there is a substantial supply of local manufacturing talent and experience,” said Terry Bralley, chair of the Davie Economic Development Commission. “National Flooring will benefit from this skilled and experienced workforce as production ramps up at the Mocksville plant …