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  • EGGER Celebrates Construction Milestone with Topping Off Ceremony

    EGGER Celebrates Construction Milestone with Topping Off Ceremony


    EGGER Wood Products reached a major milestone in the construction of its first U.S. manufacturing facility with celebration of a topping off ceremony and start of production equipment installation.


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    EGGER’s growing Davidson County workforce makes progress on future office and plant


    EGGER is cementing its roots in North Carolina with progress on the construction of its plant and office building and hiring efforts. First equipment deliveries will be received in April with installation set to begin this summer. More than 24 U.S. companies have played a role in construction to date.


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    EGGER opens application period for 2019 Apprenticeship Training Program


    EGGER is now accepting applications for its 2019 Apprenticeship Training Program with classes beginning in August 2019. Selected applicants will receive four years of paid training and an associate degree from Davidson County Community College.


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    EGGER honors Dr. Mary Rittling for support of Apprentice Training Program


    Apprentices from EGGER recognized Davidson County Community College (DCCC) President Dr. Mary Rittling with a self-crafted award for her support in establishing EGGER's Apprenticeship Training Program. Rittling will retire at the end of the 2018 after a 15-year tenure with DCCC.


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    EGGER begins construction on first U.S. manufacturing facility


    Construction officially began in November 2018 after the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality permit. The ultramodern particleboard manufacturing plant is estimated to open in late 2020 and will enable EGGER to better serve its customers in North America.


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    EGGER inaugural class of North Carolina apprentices begins training and education


    EGGER officially began its Lexington, N.C. apprenticeship program in September 2018 in partnership with Davidson County Community College (DCCC). The program is a key part of EGGER’s effort to develop a highly skilled workforce for its new facility in Lexington while reinvesting in the local community.


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    EGGER draws big interest at apprenticeship open house


    EGGER hosted 200 attendees at Davidson County Community College (DCCC) this May 2018 to officially kick-off its Apprentice Training Program application process.


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  • EGGER made first contact with North Carolina wood suppliers

    EGGER made first contact with North Carolina wood suppliers


    EGGER’s wood purchasing department began establishing relationships with the North Carolina wood supplier community at a recent event organized by the North Carolina Forest Service.

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  • This groundbreaking is a critical step for the company in expanding its U.S. presence to better serve North American customers.

    EGGER breaks ground on U.S. corporate office building in North Carolina


    EGGER broke ground on its North American corporate offices in North Carolina’s Davidson County. This is a critical step for the company in expanding its U.S. presence to better serve North American customers.

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    EGGER announces plans for a greenfield project in the U.S.


    During an official meeting with the Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, and representatives of local authorities, which took place on 24.07.2017, Michael Egger and Walter Schiegl, EGGER Group Management Technology/Production, announced plans to build a wood-based materials plant in Lexington, North Carolina.

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