Secretary, will visit Union County Dec. 18, meet with local officials,
tour a leading local industry and provide an update on local and state
Appointed by N. C. Governor Bev Perdue, Crisco oversees the state
department responsible for economic development and industry
recruiting. His host will be the Union County Partnership for
Progress, the economic development organization for Union County.
Crisco will arrive at CEM's facility in Stallings in the morning
(details to be announced). CEM is a leading provider of innovative
microwave systems and solutions for laboratory applications. It
recently won a 2009 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge award,
presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, for its Sprint™
Rapid Protein Analyzer.
His visit will begin with a concise presentation for the media and
other guests on the North Carolina economy, the Union County economy,
and the Legacy Business Park proposed for eastern Union County. The
event will be held in CEM's conference room, 3100 Smith Farm Rd.,
Stallings (also listed on maps as Matthews).
Crisco will then take a brief tour of the high-tech CEM facility, led
by CEM President Dr. Michael Collins.