Volvo Group opens up Dex Heavy Duty Parts subsidiary
On Thursday, Volvo Group marked the grand opening of a facility in North Carolina for a subsidiary that recycles heavy-duty truck parts.
The company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its Dex Heavy Duty Parts operation after investing $2.6 million in the renovation of a building at the site of a former textile storage facility. It sits on 38 acres at 2016 Cornatzer Road in the Davie County community of Advance.
The Winston-Salem Journal reported that Dex moved its headquarters to Advance from Virginia in August.
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“Dex Heavy Duty Parts takes old trucks and recycles them — refurbishing some parts for resale and recycling others for reuse — which is not only a natural extension of our business, but perfectly exemplifies our core value of care for the environment,” said Dennis Slagle, president of Volvo Group Trucks Sales North America.
The new facility adds to Volvo’s presence in North Carolina’s Triad region. Greensboro is home to the headquarters of Volvo Trucks North America, a maker of heavy trucks and engines, and its sister company, Mack Trucks. Both are subsidiaries of Sweden-based The Volvo Group.
“It’s always great to see companies move to North Carolina and we appreciate Dex Heavy Duty Parts’ commitment to our state and environment,” Gov. Pat McCrory said. “Employers know North Carolina is a great place to invest because of our friendly business climate, infrastructure and talented workforce.”