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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.

What's Happening

Local manufacturers host “Manufacturing Month” tours


Last week, Onslow County manufacturers hosted facility tours for Onslow County high school students. Students observed the connection between their class work and its implementation in a work setting. They also saw how new technologies are replacing some of the older, more laborious, techniques in the manufacturing sector.

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Sustainability in Manufacturing


JOED co-hosted a North Carolina East Alliance (NCEA)-led event last week at the Onslow County Government Center. The program included an overview of Pollution Prevention (P2) grant activities, NC Department of Environmental Quality services, animal waste to energy and heat efforts, and services available through the Small Business & Technology Development Center.

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