Nov 15, 2007 at 10:35 am
WASHINGTON -Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) today announced that Mariner Container Corporation will receive $1.8 million in federal funding to build "Smart Containers."
The funding comes as part of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (HR 3222), which was signed into law by the President today. Congressman McHenry requested the funding for Mariner Container Corp because of its important contribution to national security and economic development in Western North Carolina .
"This is great news for Caldwell County ," said Congressman McHenry. "Not only does this project make America safer by significantly improving port security, it will also create hundreds, if not thousands, of new jobs." keep reading
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- Senator Burr announces funding
First two ISO smart containers to the US Army - ship Thursday 28 Oct 2010 @0800