Oxygen and cardiorespiratory diagnostics equipment manufacturer CAIRE has pledged to spend $75,000 over the next five years in support of a Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) initiative.
With the investment from CAIRE and other industry partners, the Cherokee by Choice 2.0 strategy is targeting $375m in capital investment and 2,200 direct jobs for Cherokee County.
Ken Hosako, President and CEO of CAIRE, said, “This pledge of support expresses our appreciation in a very tangible way to the community for its support of our global manufacturing and corporate headquarters for more than a decade.”
The investment will be used to support workforce development and the “Work in Cherokee” campaign. The campaign is designed to grow awareness of local job opportunities, facilitate the analysis of important data on wages and benefits, and determine skills needed to better understand the needs of local employers.
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