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Husky Rack & Wire announces expansion

Lincolnton, NC, June 4th, 2018- “Lincoln County existing industry, Husky Rack & Wire, is planning to invest over $10,000,000 in equipment and building facility in the Airlie Industrial park,” said John Dancoff with Lincoln Economic Development Association. Dancoff presented a request to the county commissioners on Monday, June 4th to grant Husky Rack & Wire tax incentives based upon the county’s Industrial Incentive Grant Program. Upon the commissioner’s approval of the request, the County will provide $42,163.58 per year in grants for a five-year period after the completion of the project. The grant total is calculated to be $210,817.91

Husky Rack & Wire, based out of Denver, North Carolina, is best known as a leading manufacturer of industrial pallet rack, wire security enclosure and machine guarding. This expansion will help accommodate and meet market demands. They currently have just over 200 employees at their Denver facility and will add over 20 additional jobs to their head count.

Mr. Ryan Young, President of Husky Rack & Wire stated, “I would like to thank the county commissioners and the fantastic people at LEDA for all their hard work and support. Lincoln County is a thriving, business friendly environment and Husky Rack & Wire is thrilled to move forward with plans to expand locally. We look forward to adding jobs and growing our presence in the community for many years to come.”

Dr. Jim Watson, board chair of Lincoln Economic Development Association offered his congratulations, “Husky Rack and Wire is one of the largest manufacturers of material handling products in the country. This expansion will add new jobs and equipment that exemplifies their growth and success.”

Mr. Bill Beam, chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners added. “Husky Rack & Wire is a great partner with Lincoln County and we look forward to supporting them as they grow with our county.”