by Jordan Green

Canadian company buys land in High point manufacturing facility

Canada-based NLnovalink has purchased a 5.6-acre site in the Mendenhall Business Park in High Point from Liberty Property Trust with intentions to build the company’s Us headquarters and a 53,000-square foot manufacturing facility to make a product described as “technology-focused work stations under the trade name of ‘IT focused desking.’” The company announced it plans to start with 30 employees and gradually expand to 75.

According to a press release, the company’s client-base includes nuclear power plants, commercial railroads, the military, trading floors and data centers, hospitals, airports and airlines, subway systems, utilities, 911 public safety and dispatch centers, oil refineries and film post production facilities.

Nlnovalink praised the city of High Point and the High Point economic Development corp. for their technical assistance and willingness to accommodate the company’s concern for detail.

“The merits of High Point caught my interest early on in our search process,” Vice President maria Vander Park said in a prepared statement. “clearly the industrial base as manifested in available personnel, suppliers and shippers exceeded that of other jurisdictions.”

Winston-Salem Rush location finds permanent Home

The Rush Fitness Complex holds a grand opening at its new location at 159 Jonestown Road in Winston-Salem from Friday through sept. 5 (sunday). The fitness facility had been previously housed at a temporary facility on Vinegar Hill Road since early June. Rush’s brand combines exercise with services designed to keep members “actively entertained,” including features such as a rock-climbing wall, oxygen bars and a Tornado Tube described as “a massive air-blast chamber designed to cool off heated exercisers.”