ICYMI: Lilly Breaks Ground in Concord
State and local officials, as well as leadership from Eli Lilly and Company, gathered at the Grounds at Concord earlier this month for a groundbreaking ceremony. As part of the company's commitment to delivering innovative medicines to patients around the world, Lilly is investing over $1 billion to create a new state-of-the-art manufacturing site in Concord, NC. The new facility will utilize the latest technology to increase the company’s manufacturing capacity in parenteral (injectable) medications, device assembly and packaging operations.
Explore Careers at Lilly
Lilly has posted some of the positions they are hiring for at their new Concord facility and will continue to add more opportunities to this website.

Current positions include: Recruiter, Lead Utilities Engineer, Senior Automation Engineer and Senior Process Engineer.

Opportunities for CCS Students
The Cabarrus County Schools Career & Technical Education Department is offering Career Accelerator Summer Camp opportunities for rising 6th-12th graders this summer. Camps include coding, public safety, health science, forensics, culinary, automotive, and more. The camps, which are funded through a state grant, will offer students a look at a variety of industries and career options.

Regional Manufacturing Industry Survey
The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance has released their Regional Manufacturing Industry Survey for 2022.

Manufacturers: Please complete the survey by August 1, 2022. You can start the survey and re-enter again to finish it at a later time, as long as it is within a few days. Visit the link below to get started.

Zipline's Work Takes North Carolina to New Heights
North Carolina's legacy of first in flight is now even richer. On Tuesday, three leading U.S. healthcare organizations began using Zipline to launch long-range drone deliveries in North Carolina. Launching from a Zipline distribution center in Kannapolis, the service offers a 98% reduction in delivery emissions compared to standard delivery options and creates a more personalized and faster customer experience.

May 2022 Project Activity
Cabarrus EDC's monthly Project Activity Report provides a snapshot of the economic development activity that is happening right now in Cabarrus County.

Currently, there are 50 active projects, with 7 of those added in the month of May 2022.

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Stephanie Burleson
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