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Industrial Access Projects

​​​​ Rail Industrial Access Program projects are funded through the Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program, which allows industries to build rail service to their proposed or existing site.

Funding is capped at $200,000 and utilizes a point system to determine funding level.

The following is a summary of projects in recent years, including the amount of funding and number of jobs created.

​Grantee
​Funding Amount
​Funding Year
​Status
​Employment
​Freight
​Egger Wood Products
Davidson Co.
​$400,000
​2019-2020
​Ongoing
​​400
​National Gypsum
Wilmington
​$200,000
​2018-2019
​Ongoing
​41

​JBB Packaging
Halifax Co.
​$200,000
​2020-2021
​Completed
​50

​Borealis Compounds
Alexander Co.
​$200,000
​2017-2018
​Completed
​47

​Troy Lumber
Troy

​$40,730

​2016-2017

Completed

​180

​50

Weitron
Everetts

​$200,000

​2016-2017

Completed

​31

​52

​Mountaire Farms
Laurinburg

​$200,000

​2016-2017

Completed​

​65

​9,520

​Clearwater Paper
Shelby

​$200,000

2016-2017​

Pre-Agreement​

​175

​1,825

​Intertape Polymer Group
Midland

​$200,000

​2015-2016

Completed

​49

​1,300

Vertex Railcar Corporation   
Wilmington​

​$200,000

​2014-2015

​Completed

​1,300

​1,300

​Cambro Manufacturing
Midland

​$200,000

​2013-2014

Completed​

​100

​36

​Klausner Lumber
Enfield

​$200,000

​2013-2014

​Completed

​350

​930

International Wood Fuels
Sims​

$95,000​

2012-2013​

​Completed

32

​2,850

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