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Welcome to Jacksonville Onslow Economic Development

The Mission of JOED is to stimulate, encourage and promote economic development in Onslow County and its municipalities. We strive to accomplish this through the recruitment of new business and investment, the creation of new jobs and assisting in the retention and expansion of our existing business and industry.

Existing Industry Spotlight


MetalworkingMetalworking is an incredibly diverse field, ranging from manufacturers of metal roofs and building components to machine shops that create precise pieces for companies in the medical, defense and advanced manufacturing industries. Like many other industries, the presence of metalworking companies (and their skilled employees) tends to attract other similar businesses. Because Onslow County is already home to a number of companies, we see this sector continuing to grow and contribute significantly to our local economy.

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