Jouley: Coolest Thing Made in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. – Today, the NC Chamber announced that the Saf-T-Liner® C2 Jouley™ Electric School Bus, manufactured by High Point-based Thomas Built Buses, is the inaugural winner of the “Coolest Thing Made in NC” competition. The contest started with 72 nominees, and after two rounds of voting totaling 50,000 votes, the leading manufacturer of school buses in North America won the title. Presented by Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., the statewide online competition celebrates the variety and quality of products manufactured across North Carolina. The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) is also collaborating on this initiative as a Supporting Organization. In addition to receiving a trophy, Thomas Built Buses will be featured in various NC Chamber publications and promoted across its communications channels and statewide publicity efforts.
“We are extremely proud and humbly honored to receive this award from the NC Chamber, and we thank Old Dominion for sponsoring this effort,” said Caley Edgerly, president and CEO, Thomas Built Buses. “North Carolina has a long and rich tradition of manufacturing excellence and product innovation; we are lucky to call this state our home for more than 100 years.”