500 jobs coming to Davidson County, Cooper announces

LEXINGTON — Siemens Mobility, Inc., a global manufacturer of rail transportation vehicles and control systems, will build a major advanced manufacturing and rail services center in Davidson County. The company is expected to create 506 jobs, Gov. Roy Cooper announced, and invest $220 million in Lexington to create an East Coast hub. 

“After four decades of manufacturing trains in America and on behalf of all 4,000 Siemens Mobility employees in the U.S., we are excited to announce that we will expand to our new east coast hometown in Lexington, North Carolina,” said Marc Buncher, CEO of Siemens Mobility North America. 

The average salary for the new positions will be $51,568. The current average wage in Davidson County is $49,956.