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Air filter manufacturer to add 300 new jobs in Wilson County

Air filtration manufacturing company Pamlico Air plans to expands its operations in Wilson County, creating 305 new jobs along the way. The company plans to invest $10 million in operating a facility, located in Wilson.

Salaries for the new jobs will vary by position but the average annual wage will be $32,557. The average annual wage in Wilson County is $44,012.

The company currently services retail, wholesale, commercial, and industrial markets nationally. The new manufacturing facility will produce air filters targeted specifically to the commercial, industrial, and retail markets.

“We are excited that Wilson will be home to our North Carolina facility. We have a lot of ties to Eastern North Carolina and are thankful for the support we have received from the city of Wilson and the state to make this opportunity a reality,” said CEO Travis Stephenson.

A performance-based grant of $250,000 from the One North Carolina Fund will be used to help finance Pamlico Air’s new operation.