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Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.


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Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

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Latest: Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina - Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

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2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award

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