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Gastonia

(găstō`nēə), city (1990 pop. 54,732), seat of Gaston co., SW N.C.; inc. 1877. An important textile mill center, Gastonia is a major producer of fine-combed cotton yarn. Chemicals, machinery, and electronic and automotive parts are also made. Gaston College is nearby, as is Kings Mountain National Military Park.
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The facility is around five miles from the existing Daimler Trucks warehouse on Tulip Drive in Gastonia.
Daimler Trucks North America, a subsidiary of Daimler AG (NYSE: DAI) (FWB: DAI), is adding 628 new jobs in its Mt Holly and Gastonia manufacturing plants in North Carolina, US.
The railroad has strategic interchanges with Class I railroads Norfolk Southern Railway at Gastonia and CSX Transportation at Mount Holly.
Earlier in October, Owen Corning had announced plans to construct the 110-employee plant in Gastonia, which would likely go online during 2015.
The relocation of Affinia Group's headquarters to Gastonia will allow us to continue our global focus on innovation and competitiveness, while leveraging Global Filtration's track record of customer service and market leadership.
Daimler Trucks, a subsidiary of Daimler AG (NYSE: DAI) (FWB: DAI), is planning to lay off 39 people at its Freightliner parts manufacturing plant in Gastonia at the end of this week.
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In 2009, NCDOT completed an upgrade of the westernmost four miles of the rail line from Gastonia to Ranlo, and anticipates upgrading the remainder of the line by the spring of 2011.
2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Gaston Gazette, motorists are "pining for progress" regarding the four major road projects in Gastonia (" City to begin road-widening projects," May 14, 2013).
Chairman, Development Committee, Schiele Museum, Gastonia
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Gastonia, NC's 2010 general obligation (GO) bonds.