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Keihin Carolina System Technology, LLC Invests $12 Million and Adds 40 Jobs in Edgecombe County


KeihinEdgecombe County (May 14, 2014) – The Town of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, and the Carolinas Gateway Partnership is extremely pleased to participate in an arrangement with one of our leading corporate partners to bring more than $12,000,000 in additional investment and more than 40 full time, high paying jobs to our community.

Keihin Carolina System Technology, LLC continues to lead the way in not only reinvesting in the local economy, but providing a shining example of how to do things the right way. The Town of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, and the Carolinas Gateway Partnership takes great pride in the fact that Keihin calls Tarboro home and continues to invest and grow here. Edgecombe County and the Town of Tarboro fully believes that the decision to grow and make additional investments in the existing facility here in Tarboro will make Keihin Carolina System Technology, LLC an even stronger force in the global automotive technology industry and in turn continue to put the Town of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, on the map as the place to do business in North Carolina.

Rick Page, Mayor of the Town of Tarboro, stated, “We are very excited about this expansion creation of jobs for our town.”

The Chairman of Edgecombe County Commissions says, “This Company continues to grow and is an excellent corporate citizen.”

“This confirms the wise investment of our partners in the Carolinas Gateway Partnership. We continue to recruit and expand innovative industries,” said Carolinas Gateway Partnership Chairman, Frank Harrison.

The Carolinas Gateway Partnership, Inc. is a coalition of over 100 public and private sector investors from Nash County, Edgecombe County, the City of Rocky Mount, the Town of Tarboro, and the Town of Nashville.  

For more information, please contact:
Carolinas Gateway Partnership
John Gessaman, President and CEO
Oppie Jordan, VP Edgecombe County
(252) 442-0114