Oskar Blues Hosts Industrial Executives Roundtable

The Transylvania Economic Alliance kicked off the New Year with area manufacturers with an after hours industrial appreciation event on January 17th, 2019. Hosted by Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard the group of +20 industrial stakeholders and business support providers enjoyed networking, a behind the scenes brewery tour focused on the manufacturing science of beer manufacturing and dinner in the “hops storage facility” in the newly expanded production room. Dr. Laura Leatherwood, President of Blue Ridge Community College, shared her vision for colloration and partnership with area manufacturers along with an update on the community college's customized workforce development initiatives. Josh Hallingse, Transylvania Economic Alliance Executive Director, closed out the evening with an update on economic development initiatives.

Custom Tube Products to Open a Second Location in Transylvania County

Custom Tube Products, an advanced manufacturing company based in Edgewater, Florida will open a second facility in Rosman beginning this Fall. The move marks the first expansion for the company outside of their main facility. The business will occupy more than 20,000...

Ecusta Brewing Company Announces Future Home & Redevelopment Project

Ecusta Brewing Company announces the purchase and a planned redevelopment of an 8,800 square foot historic building, once part of the company’s namesake, the Ecusta Paper Mill. Ecusta Brewing is an independent craft brewery founded in 2016 in Brevard, NC. August 26th...

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Virtual Town Hall: Economic Impact of COVID-19 & Forecast

Transylvania County, NC – April, 2021 marks the one year anniversary of the first business Town Hall meeting to assess and discuss our local COVID-19 business response. Business owners, elected officials and community stakeholders are now invited to reconvene and...

Global Pharmaceutical Company Announces Expansion in Brevard, NC

Brevard, NC- Raybow USA, the American operations of Raybow Pharmaceutical, announced today plans to invest $15.8 million in its existing Brevard headquarters. The expansion project will sustain 26 full time jobs and create 74 additional positions. New positions...