Sturm, Ruger and Company, one of the nation's leading firearm manufacturers, is officially coming to the Triad.
In an announcement Tuesday, Gov. McCrory confirmed Ruger chose Mayodan, in Rockingham County, for its new plant that is expected to employ 473 people in the next five years.
The average salary will be $45,000 plus benefits. Ruger plans to invest more than $26 million into the Mayodan location.