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Governor McCrory Announces Total Quality Logistics to Bring 70 Jobs to High Point
Friday, December 09, 2016
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory, Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Total Quality Logistics LLC (TQL) will open a new facility in High Point. The company intends to add 70 jobs there over the next five years as it invests $308,000 at its new location at 4135 Mendenhall Oaks Parkway in High Point. The target opening date is March 2017. read more ...


Governor McCrory Announces Textile Industry Innovator Will Bring 610 Jobs to Rutherford County
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Everest Textile USA will establish a 610-job manufacturing facility in Rutherford County. The Taiwan-based maker of high-performance sports apparel will invest $18.5 million over five years at a site in Forest City. read more ...


Commerce Issues 2017 Economic Development Tier Rankings
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Department of Commerce released the county tier designations for 2017 today.  The designations, which are mandated by state law, play a role in several programs that assist in economic development. read more ...


North Carolina’s October County and Area Employment Figures Released
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Raleigh, N.C. — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 44 of North Carolina’s counties in October, decreased in 22, and remained unchanged in 34.  The October not seasonally adjusted statewide rate was 4.9 percent. read more ...


Snyder's-Lance to Add 100 Jobs in Mecklenburg County
Monday, November 28, 2016
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) today announced a 100-job expansion by Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. in Mecklenburg County. The company will invest $38 million over the coming three years at its Charlotte headquarters and production facility. read more ...

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