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The company has transferred its 18 employees and is trying to hire production workers, as well as installers, design consultants and administrative support staff.
“Each of these new businesses was brought into our community because the brokers knew we had products (buildings),” Bralley said.
Sportsfield Specialties brings an intriguing product mix to the Triad manufacturing industry.
It will produce netting systems, padding and rugs at the 77,000 square foot facility located at 155 Boyce Drive.
The expansion is expected to create up to 20 jobs over the next two years in production, operations, engineering and administration. Most of its Salisbury workforce is expected to move to the Mocksville facility.
Matt Schwirtz, director of operations for the company in North Carolina, said the move adds 11,000 square feet of production space, as well as increases its office space by 7,000 square feet. The company is planning a $ 2.3 million building expansion project that will add 30,000 square feet to the plant.
The company said the impetus for the move is increased demand for large-scale barrier net systems and large graphic wall displays.
Its product can be found in 23 MLB stadiums and countless training facilities, as well as Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, Duke and Wake Forest stadiums, and minor league stadiums which include the Kannapolis Cannon. Ballers, High Point Rockers, Charlotte Knights and Durham. Bulls.