American made yarn or fiber is mostly produced in North Carolina. The textile sector has historically been a prominent industry in Caldwell County and is on the rise again. There are approximately five textile mills for military needs and Outdura-Sattler Group, maker of Sunbrella, is expanding. MMI Textiles is an onshoring success story during the pandemic and Mikan Printing expanded to our area because of them.

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Caldwell County Advantages

  • Low operating costs
  • Low energy, real estate and construction costs
  • Abundant municipal water supplies
  • Proximity to regional markets, numerous trucking carriers
  • Intermodal port facility, 73 miles away

Caldwell County Workforce Training Advantages