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Governor Cooper Announces 31 New Jobs as LS Tractor USA Expands in Nash County
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Agriculture equipment distributor LS Tractor USA will expand operations in Nash County, creating 31 jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $11.5 million to add employees and upgrade offices and facilities in Battleboro. read more ...


North Carolina’s July Employment Figures Released
Friday, August 18, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. — The state’s seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, decreasing 0.1 of a percentage point from June’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.3 percent. read more ...


Premtec Division of New York Air Brake to add jobs in Salisbury
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - New York Air Brake, LLC (NYAB), a global manufacturer of innovative train control systems for the railroad industry, will expand operations at its Premtec Division in Rowan County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to create 28 jobs and invest over $1 million in its plant in Salisbury in conjunction with a grant from the state’s One North Carolina Fund. Long term, the company intends to add as many as 40 jobs at the facility. read more ...


Rural Communities Receive State Grants Attracting 429 New Jobs and $367 Million in Private Investmen
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 22 grant requests totaling $15,802,945, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 429 new jobs. Secretary Copeland previously announced an additional 368 new jobs associated with these grants. The public investment in these projects is attracting $367 million in private investment.  read more ...


Gov. Cooper Announces Fibertex Personal Care’s First U.S. Manufactuting Plant in Randolph County
Monday, August 14, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Fibertex Personal Care, a Danish textile company, will add 145 jobs in Asheboro with its first U.S. manufacturing facility, Governor Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $60 million by December 31, 2021 with a project facilitated in part by a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG). read more ...


Governor Cooper Announces 200 New Jobs as Albemarle Corporation expands in North Carolina
Monday, August 14, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Albemarle Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company, will add 200 jobs in North Carolina, Governor Cooper announced today. In Cleveland County, the company will add 170 new jobs and invest $10.5 million over five years. read more ...


Governor Cooper Announces 55 New Jobs as Revlon Expands in Granville County
Friday, August 11, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Revlon, the global cosmetics and beauty care products company will expand operations at its existing facility near Oxford, creating 55 full-time jobs over three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $16.1 million to add production capacity for its Elizabeth Arden line of products.
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Governor Cooper Announces 2,250 New Jobs as Allstate Insurance Expands in Mecklenburg County
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Charlotte, N.C. - Allstate Insurance Company will add 2,250 jobs over three years in North Carolina as it expands its operations in Mecklenburg County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. As part of the expansion, the company plans to invest more than $22 million in the Charlotte area. read more ...


Governor Cooper Announces 44 New Jobs in Iredell County
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - TrueLearn, LLC plans to create 44 new jobs and move its headquarters and operations to Iredell County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company is expanding its services to new fields within health care and plans to invest $435,000 over five years in Mooresville. read more ...


Pfizer to Invest in Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility in North Carolina
Monday, August 07, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Pfizer Inc., one of the world’s premier biopharmaceutical companies, has selected Lee County for a new expansion of its manufacturing facilities as the company prepares to produce new gene therapy medicines. Governor Roy Cooper announced the company plans to invest $100 million in its Sanford facilities, creating 40 jobs and building upon a technology first developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. read more ...


North Carolina’s June County and Area Employment Figures Released
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 69 of North Carolina’s counties in June, increased in four, and remained unchanged in 27. The June not seasonally adjusted statewide rate was 4.2 percent.  read more ...


N.C. Main Street & Rural Planning Center Selects Three Communities for Downtown Revitalization
Friday, July 28, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. – The N.C. Main Street & Rural Planning Center selected Asheboro, Dunn and Henderson for the Center’s Downtown Associate Community program, Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. read more ...


Governor Cooper Announces 400 New Jobs as EGGER Wood Products Locates in Davidson County
Monday, July 24, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - EGGER Wood Products, one of Europe’s leading wood-based materials suppliers for the furniture, wood construction and flooring industries, has selected Davidson County, N.C. as the location for the company’s first U.S. manufacturing plant. read more ...

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