Since 1974, The Southeastern Trade Adjustment Assistance Center has provided assistance to many different types of firms to help fund a wide variety of business enhancing projects. Below are links to just a few of our many success stories:
When the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) makes an injury determination, the Trade Act and EDA regulations require EDA to provide expedited consideration to petitions by firms in the affected industry for certification of eligibility to apply for adjustment assistance under Chapter 3 of the Trade Act. In […]
SETAAC believes all manufacturers should be competitive in the marketplace. Learn more about the types of assistance the Southeastern Trade Adjustment Assistance Center provide and how you can qualify for assistance.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding an $827,580 grant to the Town of Black Mountain, North Carolina to make water system improvements needed to serve businesses locating in the Black Mountain Commerce Park. This project will also impact a fast-growing life sciences manufacturing firm and is expected to generate a […]
Background I’m Darren Green, owner of The Old Wood Company in Asheville, NC. In 2007, I opened our doors with a vision to develop a company that could compete in the marketplace and also be immune to the onslaught of low-cost foreign imports. I wanted to give people options, suggestions, and one-of-a-kind products tailor-made for their […]
Begun in the basement of its founder in 1998, Craft-Art Co. progressed over its first ten years from making cutting boards and wooden pot racks to a strong position in the custom countertop market. But by 2009, once-thriving Craft-Art was floundering. With the home building industry in shambles, the primary market for the manufacturer’s solid […]
Bonnell Aluminum has been in business since 1953, so the company has seen its share of ups and downs in markets for its aluminum extrusion products. But they’d experienced nothing as bad as the Great Recession of 2007, when the bottom dropped out of their main markets—commercial and residential construction. With more than 1300 employees […]
The ITMA show in Paris in 1999 was supposed to have been a high point for West Point Foundry and Machine Co. Instead, the event has passed into company history as the start of an extremely tough period. The quadrennial ITMA is the international textile and garment machinery industry’s premier meeting, and West Point kicked […]