A German company that makes medical equipment is building a plant in Henderson County that will employ nearly 140 people.
Raumedic Inc. announced Tuesday it will spend more than $26 million and create about 138 jobs in Mills River over the next five years.
The company makes tubing, molded parts, catheters and modules for the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
A statement from Gov. Pat McCrory's office said the average annual salary for the operation in Henderson County will be more than $55,000.
The county's average wage is about $34,000.