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The campus itself will be “green,” the first agricultural biotechnology park in the nation powered completely by alternative energy sources – solar and biodiesel.
The new initiative, developed by the Warren County Economic Development Commission (EDC) and approved by the County Board of Commissioners, seeks to capitalize on the agricultural, livestock, human and natural resources of Warren County and surrounding areas to create business and jobs, said EDC Chair, Sallie White.
Economic developers plan to attract eight to 12 agriculture and food-
Warren County will develop its GREENTECH campus in concert with a similar campus proposed near Enfield, in neighboring Halifax County. Planners envision the presence of two such campuses in northern North Carolina, adjacent to interstates 85 and 95, will attract local, regional, national and international biotechnology and agriculturally based companies looking to locate in a highly visible industrial cluster. The EDC has been developing plans for the initiative for more than eight months, said EDC Vice Chair John Alston.
“The EDC invites all established companies wishing to relocate or expand with other
Officials are evaluating several sites for the new campus. Its location in Warren
County places it within 500 miles of more than 135 million U.S. consumers. The campus
will be open to any “green” company working in an area related to agricultural biotechnology.
Special opportunities are available for companies in specialty meat processing, biomass
energy production, agriculture transportation, bioengineering, high-
For more information, contact Warren County Economic Development Commission at:
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May. 5, 2011
East Coast Natural, Inc., a meat-
Apr. 27, 2011
The GreenTech agri-
Mar. 30, 2011
The Warren Record Creating jobs for Warren County citizens was listed among the top priorities as the board of county commissioners set goals for the next few years during a planning retreat on March 16. The commissioners began their daylong retreat ...
Mar. 29, 2011
Creating jobs for Warren County citizens was listed among the top priorities as the board of county commissioners set goals for the next few years during a planning retreat on March 16. The commissioners began their daylong retreat by listing the cou..
Mar. 16, 2011
During its regular meeting Monday night, the Warren County Board of Commissioners voted to allocate $50,000 toward a proposed meat-
Mar. 9, 2011
The Warren County Board of Commissioners at its March 14 regular meeting are expected to consider a proposal to allocate $50,000 to retain a Mount Olive College professor to develop a meat processing facility here as the first phase of an agri-
The Warren County Economic Development Commission is available to assist you with all of your business needs.
Are you building a small business, or considering a new location for a large one? We can help by teaming with your organization to create solutions that build profit for your company.
Whether looking for a new home for an existing business or creating new one, let us show you the advantages of building Warren County.
April 25, 2011
WARREN COUNTY PLANS GREENTECH CAMPUS TO CREATE
AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY CLUSTER
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