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Telecommunications Carriers Extending Broadband to Underserved Communities
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina consumers in less populated areas will receive quicker broadband service thanks, in part, to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Connect America Fund (CAF) and participation from four broadband service provider partners. read more ...


Mayne Pharma Expands in Pitt County Creating 110 More Jobs
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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 an expansion by Mayne Pharma at its Greenville site. The specialty pharmaceutical company develops and manufactures branded and generic products globally, in addition to providing contract development and manufacturing services. Mayne Pharma plans to add 110 jobs and invest $65 million in a new oral dose manufacturing facility and equipment during the next five years. read more ...


NCWorks Career Centers Give Free Food to Veterans
Thursday, August 27, 2015
NCWorks Career Centers’ ongoing support for military veterans seeking employment takes a healthy turn thanks to a new partnership with The Produce Box, a local organization that sells and distributes fresh produce grown by North Carolina farmers. read more ...


Governor McCrory Announces Nearly 700 New Jobs in Johnston County
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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 Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc., will create approximately 700 jobs at a new bio-manufacturing facility in Johnston County. The company will invest from $1.2 to $1.7 billion at its local site over the next five years. read more ...


Albemarle Corporation Coming to Charlotte
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Albemarle Corporation will move its corporate headquarters to Charlotte. The company, currently based in Baton Rouge, LA., develops, manufactures and markets specialty chemicals for a broad array of industrial buyers around the globe. It will create 120 new jobs in Mecklenburg County and invest $12.9 million by 2016. read more ...


TTI Floor Care N.A. Opening New Center of Excellence for Marketing & Innovation
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that TTI Floor Care N.A., the marketer and manufacturer of the iconic Hoover, Dirt Devil and Oreck brands, will create 200 jobs over the coming two years and an investment of up to $5 million for a new Center of Excellence for Marketing & Innovation in Mecklenburg County. read more ...


Associated Materials Expands in Lenoir County; 72 Jobs & $4.5 Million Investment
Monday, August 24, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory along with Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced Associated Materials, LLC, a manufacturer of residential building products, will expand its Lenoir County manufacturing operations. The project will create 72 jobs at the company’s facility in Kinston, along with a capital investment of $4.5 million over three years. read more ...

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