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John Deere Kernersville Expands Product Line in Forsyth County

John Deere will invest about $70 million to build a new 380,000-square-foot factory in Kernersville, an expansion of its John Deere Kernersville campus. The factory will produce small, 6-10 metric ton, excavators and is expected to add about 150 new jobs. Currently, about 600 salaried and production employees work at the Kernersville campus. “Kernersville has… Read More »

Wake Forest University School of Medicine Partners with Winston-Salem State University to Create Pathway Program for PA Students

Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Winston-Salem State University have created a pathway program to encourage more Winston-Salem State students to pursue careers as Physician Assistants (PA) and apply to Wake Forest University School of Medicine’s PA program. This new initiative builds on the longstanding relationship between the Department of PA Studies at Wake Forest University School of Medicine… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. and the Winston-Salem Alliance Announce Merger

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. (GWSI) and the Winston-Salem Alliance are pleased to announce a combination that aligns with the strategic priorities of both organizations and further streamlines economic and workforce efforts in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.  The Board of Directors of the Winston-Salem Alliance has voted to approve a merger with Greater Winston-Salem, Inc., which will… Read More »

Winston-Salem Ranked One of the Best Places to Live

 Livability’s Annual List Identifies the Best Small & Mid-Sized Communities  Winston-Salem has been identified as one of the top 100 Best Places to Live, according to Livability. This is the second consecutive year that Winston-Salem appears on the list.  The ranking by Livability.com recognizes the best small and mid-sized communities across the U.S. based on… Read More »

Winston-Salem Ranked One of Top 15 Cities to Start a Business

 #2 Nationwide for Favorable Business Costs, as ranked by Wallethub A new ranking of large cities in the US finds Winston-Salem one of the best cities to start a business. Winston-Salem is #15 overall on the 2024 ranking issued by WalletHub, and #2 for business costs.  The ranking compares 100 US cities with a population… Read More »

Electro-Mechanical Manufacturer Radél Establishes US Presence in Forsyth County

 South African company to build power electronics production facility  The South African based manufacturer Radél is announcing a new, state-of-the-art facility to build power electronic assemblies. Radél has selected a site on Mercantile Drive in Winston-Salem for its US operations. The project is expected to generate $9 million in capital investment and 50 jobs over… Read More »


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