Stanfield, NC — Long Island-based American Racing Headers plans to relocate their headquarters and manufacturing facility to Stanfield, NC adding 63 jobs and $4.375 million in real property improvements, machinery and equipment within the next five (5) years.
Public hearings for local incentives were conducted on Thursday, April 1 for the Town of Stanfield and Monday, April 5 for Stanly County. The goal of local incentives is to encourage new investment and induce job creation. The facility will locate at the Riverstone Industrial Park on Brown’s Hill Road in Stanfield.
American Racing Headers is a leading manufacturer of high quality, high performance header and exhaust systems. Made entirely in the USA with US sourced materials, American Racing Headers is recognized worldwide as having quality second to none. For over 12 years, they have been the tier one supplier for GM, Ford and Fiat/Chrysler’s drag race program.
“ARH is a family run business now in its 15th year. Our upcoming move from New York to the Charlotte area has been years in the making. Nothing makes us happier than continuing to grow our company while being an active participant in the economic growth of a region so rich with racing history!” said Nick Filippides, President of American Racing Headers.
“We are thrilled to see American Racing Headers relocate to Stanly County and join the Charlotte Region’s robust community of automotive manufacturers. Our region is a hub not only for automotive assembly and machining operations but also innovative industry as a whole. Their presence here strengthens our diverse supply chain network and furthers the opportunities and resources available to our community’s talented workforce,” said Janet LaBar, CEO & President of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance.
The Stanly County Economic Development Commission and Stanly County Board of Commissioners extend their gratitude to the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, Town of Stanfield, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, Rural Infrastructure Authority, Governor Roy Cooper, North Carolina General Assembly, North Carolina Department of Commerce and the North Carolina Community College System for their support.
“We welcome this company and its associates to be located in Riverstone Industrial Park. This kind of investment is great news for our county and it will lead the way to further expansion in Riverstone Industrial Park,” stated Bill Lawhon, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners. “This is fantastic news – new jobs and opportunities for folks in the Stanfield community,” added Kevin Barbee, Mayor, Town of Stanfield.
For more information regarding American Racing Headers, please visit their website: https://americanracingheaders.com/