New Jobs – Big News: 140 Coming To Plastic Manufacturer In Mocksville
Published 12:00 am Friday, March 2, 2012
By Mike Barnhardt
The suits were all there. From county government, from state government, even a college president were on hand at Davidson County Community College’s Davie Campus last week as the announcement of 140 new jobs by Carolina Precision Plastics was being announced.
In walked Allen Spry.
The 21-year-old resident of County Line Road stood out. Wearing jeans, boots and a ballcap – he walked into the room and sat down as the officials began patting each other on the back for bringing the jobs to Davie County.
Spry was looking for a job.
He knows how it is in a tough economy. In his young life, he’s already been laid off twice.
“I hope this is a good opportunity to get a job,” he said. “I just really need a job and it’s hard to find one. There has to be something out there.”
Spry has a 2-year-old son.
Michelle Bostic has two young children. She took the same approach as Spry. She went to the announcement to look for a job.
Both talked to Ron Skinner, chief operating officer, who steered them in the right direction.
Those looking for jobs should contact the Employment Security Commission or the Davie County Blog website. The average salary will be about $39,000 a year, and the company hopes to begin operations in May or June.
Carolina Precision Plastics (CPC) is on US 601 South in Mocksville near the college, in the building formerly occupied by Kaydon. Headquartered in Connecticut, it has operations …