Dish Network Communications Locates in Robeson County

October 30, 2008

Pembroke, NC- Robeson County economic development officials announced today that Dish Network Communications plans to locate a 5,000 sq. ft. distribution center for Satellite dishes in the County Industrial Park (COMtech). Dish Network Communications will serve North and South Carolina creating approximately 27 jobs and an investment of $1 million.

According to Greg Cummings, Executive Director of the Robeson County Economic Development Commission, “this company was introduced to Robeson County through the marketing efforts of the regional economic development partner, North Carolina’s Southeast.”

North Carolina's Southeast is the regional economic development marketing organization for southeastern North Carolina. They serve an 11-county area, and to date they have assisted in the location of 96 companies to the region. The ninety-six companies have a combined investment of $871,575,000 and have to date created 7,998 jobs. North Carolina's Southeast is currently marketing 87 buildings and 74 sites throughout the region. To see the most current list of available properties in the region view their website (www.ncse.org).