RALEIGH – The N.C. Community College System (NCCCS) today announces its partnership with Wolfspeed to provide customized training through its network of community colleges to help fill more than 1,800 jobs that the semiconductor and chip manufacturing company will bring to Chatham County over the next five years.
Gov. Cooper and and officials with Wolfspeed announced Friday, Sept. 9, the company’s plans to bring its Durham-based facility to Siler City’s Chatham Advanced Manufacturing site. The move, which is the largest economic development win in state history, is expected to bring a $5 billion investment to the Tar Heel State.
“Wolfspeed’s continued investment in North Carolina validates the company’s confidence in North Carolina’s ability to deliver advanced manufacturing employees to meet the needs of this important industry,” NCCCS Interim President Dr. Carver said. “The North Carolina Community College System stands ready to assist all of the training partners to create the next world-class hub for silicon chip manufacturing.”
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