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Interactive Intelligence Expands in Durham; Plans to Add 200 New Jobs
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Durham, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced today that Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) will be expanding in Durham County. The company plans to create 200 new jobs in Durham within the next five years. read more ...


Industrial Commission Focuses on Combating Fraud; Collects Nearly $1 Million for Public Schools
Friday, July 10, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. - Nearly $1 million dollars in civil penalties from North Carolina businesses that operate without required workers’ compensation insurance coverage was collected by the state Industrial Commission’s Fraud and Compliance team during the past fiscal year. The proceeds from these penalties go to a state fund used exclusively for maintaining the public school system. read more ...


Nutec to Construct New Facility and Hire More Than 60 Employees
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Nutec Group will develop a new advanced manufacturing facility in North Carolina creating 61 new jobs over the next three years. The company also plans to invest $19.2 million in the town of Huntersville over the same period to construct a new 62,500 square foot plant. read more ...


Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Brings Regional HQ, 316 New Jobs to Mecklenburg County
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Charlotte, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced today that Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (Dimensional) will be locating its East Coast regional headquarters in Mecklenburg County. The company plans to create 316 jobs in Charlotte by the end of 2020. read more ...


Innovation Grants Total Nearly $545,000 for 11 North Carolina Businesses
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Raleigh, N.C.— Innovation grants will assist 11 North Carolina companies in bringing cutting-edge products to the marketplace. Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III announced the latest round of One North Carolina Small Business Fund recipients today along with awards totaling $544,967. read more ...


Small Town Main Street Communities Gain Main Street Status
Monday, July 06, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. --   Nearly a dozen Small Town Main Street communities have now achieved Main Street status.  Those communities are Ayden, Benson, Bessemer City, Cherryville, Elizabethtown, Tryon, Valdese, Waxhaw and Williamston. read more ...


Herbalife Expansion in Forsyth County Will Create More Than 300 New Jobs
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced today that Herbalife Ltd. will be expanding in Forsyth County. The company plans to create 301 new jobs in Winston-Salem by the end of 2018, in addition to the 500 jobs that will have been created by the end of 2015. read more ...


Metal Works Mfg. Co. Expands in Cleveland County
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced today that Metal Works Mfg. Co. will be expanding in Cleveland County. The company plans to create 86 new jobs in Shelby within the next three years. Metal Works Mfg. Co’s annual investment in new jobs for the Cleveland County work force will be $3.9 million by the end of 2019. read more ...


European Grocery Giant Lidl to Invest $125 million to Establish New Regional Headquarters
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Lidl, one of the fastest growing retailers in Europe, will open a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Alamance County. The project will create 80 new full-time jobs and 120 hourly positions in Alamance County during the next three years. The company plans to invest more than $125 million over the same period. read more ...

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