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North Carolina’s take off into the aerospace manufacturing industry had soared to the top ten in the United States by 2017. Factors attributed to its rank at number four in the nation and success of airports like Charlotte-Monroe Executive were a low corporate tax rate and electricity rates, along with an extensive rail network.
Training and maintaining a quality workforce for North Carolina involved preparing individuals throughout their lives. Examples of programs preparing North Carolinians for the workforce before high school graduation included a partnership between Randolph County schools and local factories, which entailed middle school students receiving on-site tours and engaging in hands-on activities. As for enhancing the preparation of adult students, programs included a partnership between Pitt Community College and Vidant Medical Center, which involved a grant providing nursing program students equipment for a simulation hospital.