Hundreds Of New Jobs For New Bern

An appliance maker in New Bern says it's
adding 200 jobs over the next five years and will invest eleven
million dollars.
In exchange, the state will give B-S-H Home Appliances a grant
of up to a million and a half dollars over ten years.
B-S-H Home Appliances is a subsidiary of German manufacturer
Bosch und Siemens Hausgerte, the world's third-largest home
appliance maker. The company makes and distributes dishwashers,
ovens, washers, dryers, refrigerators and freezers under the
Gaggenau, Siemens, Bosch and Thermador brands.
B-S-H employs about a thousand people at its three manufacturing
plants and distribution center in Craven County. The expansion will
allow the company to produce a new line of dishwashers.
The average yearly salary will be nearly 36-thousand dollars,
about four-thousand dollars more than the county average.