DIAMOND BRAND TO ANNOUNCE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MILITARY CONTRACT BENEFITING WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA’S ECONOMY
Who: Diamond Brand, a Fletcher, N.C. based manufacturer of tents and shelters for the U.S Military and Boy Scouts of America, Congressman Heath Shuler and Senator Kay Hagan (via Skype).
What: Diamond Brand will announce the award of a new multi-year, multi-million dollar Department of Defense contract to be the exclusive producer of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Two-Man Combat Tent. Diamond Brand’s CEO and CFO, Congressman Heath Shuler and Senator Kay Hagan (via Skype) will be on-hand to discuss what the contract means to the state and specifically, Western North Carolina’s economy in terms of job creation.
When: Monday, December 19, at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Diamond Brand Corporate Headquarters
145 Cane Creek Industrial Park Road, Ste. 100
Fletcher, NC 28732
Why: The new Department of Defense contract is expected to lead to job growth for the people of Henderson County as early as first quarter of 2012.