MAIDEN — Two Catawba County small companies had been acknowledged by the North Carolina Small Enterprise Middle Community (SBCN) throughout its fall assembly as Enterprise Success Tales for the 2021 fiscal yr.
The husband-and-wife workforce of Jorge and Sara Mora had been nominated for the Middle of Excellence Awards by Catawba Valley Group Faculty (CVCC) Small Enterprise Middle Director Jeff Neuville for the award. Each companies labored with CVCC’s Small Enterprise Middle throughout their start-ups.
“Jorge and Sara have been nice to work with,” Neuville stated. “They participated in our free counseling and workshops and put the knowledge they acquired into motion to begin and function profitable companies.”
Jorge and Sara Mora immigrated to the USA from Costa Rica and are actually U.S. residents. Jorge labored in Catawba County for 13 years whereas his spouse was nonetheless in Costa Rica to construct his personal CNC manufacturing enterprise — PQ CNC Works, which is situated in Maiden.
Whereas working as a CNC operator for an area firm, Jorge attended machining lessons at CVCC and started buying his personal gear for fast turnaround initiatives for native producers. When his spouse joined him in 2013, they started attending Small Enterprise Middle workshops at CVCC to study tips on how to begin and handle their very own enterprise, and so they participated in particular person counseling periods with CVCC’s Small Enterprise Middle director.