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Linamar Expanding Its Buncombe County Facility
Friday, October 31, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Linamar North Carolina, Inc., is expanding operations in Buncombe County.  The company plans to create 150 new jobs and invest $115 million over the next several years in Arden, near Asheville. read more ...


Gordon Food Service to Build Distribution Center in Cabarrus County
Monday, October 27, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker, along with the Economic Development Partnership of N.C., announced today that 275 new jobs will be coming to Cabarrus County.  Gordon Food Service is planning to build a new distribution center in Cabarrus County, and will be investing approximately $58 million over the next five years in Kannapolis. read more ...


DuPont Expansion to Bring 18 New Jobs to Lenoir County
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) is expanding its operations in Lenoir County.  The company plans to create 18 new jobs and invest $30 million over the next three years in Kinston. read more ...


N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority Approves Sixth Round of Grants
Thursday, October 23, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and Assistant Secretary for Rural Development Dr. Pat Mitchell announced today that the N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved seven grants or loans totaling more than $2.5 million with the commitment of nearly 650 new jobs.  read more ...


Governor McCrory Opens New NCWorks Career Center
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker participated in the grand opening of a new Wake County NCWorks Career Center this morning. This latest career center joins others in offering programs that help employers find qualified workers and people find jobs and training programs. read more ...


Award Winners Named for Excellence in Workforce Development
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Greensboro, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced the 2014 recipients of the Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Workforce Development today. Two companies and four North Carolinians will receive the recognition tonight in Greensboro. read more ...


Under the Dome to Remain in North Carolina for Third Season
Thursday, October 09, 2014
CBS Television Studios officials have notified the North Carolina Film Office that they intend to remain in North Carolina for filming of “Under the Dome’s” third season. read more ...


N.C. Main Street Center Creates Jobs and Revitalizes Downtowns
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. – Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that the 2013-2014 N.C. Main Street Center posted impressive statistics for the 58 designated Main Street and the 45 designated Small Town Main Street communities that are active in the two programs. read more ...


DPx Holdings Expanding its Patheon Facility in Pitt County
Friday, October 03, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that DPx Holdings B.V. and its business unit Patheon, a leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, will expand its operations in Pitt County.   read more ...


Argos Therapeutics Expanding in Durham
Friday, October 03, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Argos Therapeutics will be expanding in Durham County.  The company plans to create an additional 236 jobs by the end of 2018 and invest $56.6 million to build a commercial FDA compliant bio-manufacturing facility. read more ...


Governor McCrory Highlights North Carolina-Made Products During Manufacturing Day Tour
Friday, October 03, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory is visiting factories across the state to highlight North Carolina-made products as part of Manufacturing Day.  
 
 
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Governor McCrory Kicks Off Manufacturing Day Tour
Friday, October 03, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. – The office of Governor Pat McCrory released the following photos from Governor McCrory's Manufacturing Day celebration in Dunn this morning. The governor was joined by Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and Community Colleges President Scott Ralls to kick off a statewide manufacturing tour at Godwin Manufacturing in Dunn. read more ...


Harvest Power Division Headquarters Locating in Iredell County
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Harvest Garden Pro, LLC a division of Harvest Power, Inc. is planning to locate its division headquarters in Iredell County. read more ...

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