Window Manufacturer Investing $8 Million In New Iredell Facility

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© Shutterstock The new VPI Quality Windows production facility in Statesville will create 235 new jobs in Iredell County, state officials said Tuesday.

IREDELL COUNTY, NC — New jobs are coming to Iredell County. VPI Quality Windows is investing nearly $8 million in a new production facility in Statesville that will create 235 new jobs for the county, North Carolina Department of Commerce announced Tuesday.

VPI Quality Windows manufactures custom windows for multi-family and commercial applications.

“Manufacturers know that North Carolina is a great place to grow and thrive due to our strong workforce and welcoming communities,” Gov. Roy Cooper said. “This investment will bring good jobs to Statesville and boost our economy.”

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The new Statesville facility is the second manufacturing facility of VPI Quality Windows, which is owned by Charlotte-based parent company JELD-WEN. The company currently employs nearly 500 people at a Wilkes County facility and its Charlotte headquarters.

“We have worked hard to create a pro-business environment in Statesville, and this new announcement is an incredible accomplishment,” Statesville Mayor Costi Kutteh said in a statement.

According to state officials, the new jobs will include management, operations support and production staff positions, with the average annual salary of $51,648. The new jobs is expected to have a potential payroll impact in the county of more than $12.1 million annually, the state agency said.

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