PEMBROKE — The president and chief executive officer of a food company said Thursday that his company is locating a processing facility near Pembroke because of the coordinated efforts of local and state officials and agencies involved in industrial recruitment. “They didn’t seem to be competing forces,” said Jere Null, of Charlotte-headquartered Trinity Frozen Foods. “Everyone seemed to be on the same page.” Null said that his company had been looking closely at Florence, S.
PEMBROKE — Gov. Pat McCrory and state Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker will be in Pembroke today to announce the arrival of a new industry in Robeson County that is expected to employ up to 150 workers. Trinity Frozen Foods LLC, of Charlotte, will develop a 150,000-square-foot processing facility near COMtech, just outside of Pembroke, according to a statement from the company. The plant, expected to begin operating in July 1, will initially employ 60 people and grow to 150 e