DNA Processing Facility Planned for Greenville

Apr 24, 2013

A vacant property in Greenville could become a new DNA processing facility.  Jared Brumbaugh has more.

The company wanting to purchase the facility has asked to remain anonymous.  The 68-hundred square foot building is located near Vidant Medical Center.  Existing Industries Coordinator with the Pitt County Development Commission Scott Poag says they’re seeking a $60,000 grant from the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center to facilitate renovations.  He adds the grant amount is based upon how many jobs are created.

“For the purpose of the grant application, they are pledging to create at least, a minimum of 12 jobs.”

Poag declined to comment on when the upfit would begin, but said next step is to finish applying for grant money.   Jared Brumbaugh, Public Radio East.