SANFORD — Central Carolina Community College holds the keys to North Carolina’s successful future in manufacturing and biotechnology.

That’s according to Gov. Roy Cooper, officials from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce and executives at VinFast. They joined others from across the state to get an inside look at the E. Eugene Moore Manufacturing and Biotech Solutions Center— housed at CCCC’s Sanford campus — last Wednesday. The facility, which is about a 15-minute drive from the future home of VinFast in Moncure, aims to be the employee training hub for the electric vehicle manufacturer when the factory is completed in 2025.

“So much has gone into attracting North Carolina’s first automobile manufacturing facility,” Cooper told reporters. “It would not be wise to just say ‘We’re not going to do anything to help train the employees.’”

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