Longtime Mooresville Manufacturer to Create Nearly 400 Jobs in $177M Expansion – WSOC TV


MOORESVILLE, NC — An over-the-counter drug company is expanding its facilities in Mooresville, creating nearly 400 jobs, officials said Thursday.

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BestCo LLC is investing an additional $177 million to expand its Mooresville facilities, according to an announcement by the Iredell County Economic Development Corporation and state officials.

The investment, which aims to increase the company’s manufacturing capacity, will create 394 jobs with an average salary of $51,209, slightly above the Iredell County average.

Based in Mooresville, BestCo develops and manufactures over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and nutritional supplements.

The company is relocating to an existing 215,000 square foot manufacturing facility and adding a new facility on the same site.

BestCo invested approximately $50 million in an expansion in 2019. At that time the company had about 500 employees. When the latest expansion is complete, that number will double.


The company’s customers include private label retailers in the grocery, drugstore and mass-market industries, as well as global branded goods manufacturers. The Mooresville project will add manufacturing and packaging capabilities to its current operations with a focus on its rubber product line.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report)

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