Battery company moving headquarters from NV to western NC - FOX Carolina 21

Battery company moving headquarters from NV to western NC

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FLETCHER, NC (FOX Carolina) -

A battery technology company announced Friday that they will move their headquarters to Henderson County from Nevada, creating more than 100 jobs.

Zentric, Inc. said it will open its headquarters at an existing facility on Continuum Drive in Fletcher, creating 116 jobs and investing $7 million during the next few years.

Zentric develops battery technologies and fuel cell storage and said its new headquarters will allow them to further its battery and solar technology developments.

"Henderson County offered a strong business climate balanced with a focus on sustainability, elected leadership that understood business needs, and access to a qualified workforce – all of which help to ensure our company's successful start-up," said Zentric President William Tien.

Zentric plans to expand the Fletcher facility in 2014.

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