Economic Development

(919) 554-1863
228 Park Ave
Youngsville, NC 27596

Economic Development

Research Triangle Park

  • 32 miles from Franklin County
  • Created to provide an economic development initiative that focuses on attracting companies doing world-class research and development in growing scientific areas
  • Offers companies the resources of the Triangle's 3 premier universities
  • Encompasses 6,800 acres & employs over 33,000 area residents

Internationally Recognized

  • North Carolina's Research Triangle area is recognized internationally as a successful model for regional economic development
  • Creates and supports an outstanding environment for business
  • Franklin County boasts cutting-edge manufacturers engaged in the production of plastics, enzymes, software, and metal products.

Leading Industry

  • Franklin County offers the benefits of the nearby Raleigh-Durham metropolis without the high costs
  • Industrial activities in the county include:
    • Plastics
    • Telecommunication
    • Shipping Containers
    • Restaurant equipment
    • Blueprinting machinery
    • Processing of eggs & food
    • Production of food - grade enzymes
    • Operation of several lumber & pulpwood mills

Industrial Training

  • NC's industrial training services provides a production work force according to the specific skills required
  • Nearly 8,000 individuals have been trained for specific jobs in new & expanding industries & existing industries in the area
  • Financed completely and solely by the state of North Carolina