CARY, N.C. (AP) — A Minnesota-based company specializing in 3D printing will be expanding its Wake County operations and is expected to create 170 new jobs over the next five years.
Multiple media outlets report North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Thursday that Proto Labs, Inc. will be more than doubling its Cary workforce and plans to invest more than $25 million in the town during that time period.READ MORE: 2 Killed After Small Plane Crashes Next To Northwest Wisconsin Home
Proto Labs is eligible to receive a $150,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund if it meets hiring and investment milestones.READ MORE: 3 Families Displaced By Northeast Minneapolis Triplex Fire
Rob Connelly, Proto Labs’ Vice President of Additive Manufacturing, says the company’s North Carolina facility will play a critical part in advancing 3D-printing technology.
Proto Labs currently employs 106 people in Cary. The company is based in Maple Plain, Minnesota.MORE NEWS: New Hope's Haunted 'Pomish Manor' Scares Up Food Shelf Donations With Reverse Halloween
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