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North Carolina’s March Employment Figures Released
Friday, April 21, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. — The state’s seasonally adjusted March unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, decreasing 0.2 of a percentage point from February’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.5 percent. read more ...


Rural Communities Will Receive $10.6 Million To Support Economic Growth
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 22 grant requests totaling $10,637,897, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 252 new jobs. An additional 510 new jobs associated with these grants have been previously announced.  read more ...


Refrigerant Packaging Company Selects Martin County for New Facility
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Weitron, Inc., a packager and distributor of refrigerant gases, has selected Martin County for a new production facility, creating 31 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $12.8 million in a plant in Everetts. read more ...


Governor Cooper Announces 160-Job Expansion by Continental Automotive in Burke County
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - International automotive supplier Continental will launch a major expansion of its manufacturing facility in Burke County, creating 160 new jobs over the next five years. The company will invest more than $40 million at its Morganton operations. read more ...


Governor Cooper Announces Trilliant Networks Moving Global Headquarters to North Carolina’s Research
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Cary, N.C. - Trilliant Networks will establish its global headquarters in the Research Triangle Area, creating 130 jobs over the next five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The smart grid software and communications company will invest $1.8 million at its current offices in Cary to accommodate for this expansion of corporate operations. read more ...


Napoleon Wallace Joins Commerce Team To Lead Rural Economic Development
Monday, April 17, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland has appointed Napoleon Wallace, a finance and community development executive, as the department’s Assistant Secretary for Rural Economic Development. read more ...


Governor Cooper Announces Ryan-AL will Create 53 Jobs in Caldwell County
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Ryan-AL, Inc., a specialty manufacturer of fiberglass doors will create 53 jobs and invest $1.7 million to open a manufacturing facility in Caldwell County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will move production back to the United States from China with this decision. read more ...


Plastics Manufacturer to Expand Operations in Franklin County
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Palziv North America, an internationally recognized manufacturer of polyethylene foams will add 40 jobs in an expansion to its operations in Louisburg, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest nearly $5.2 million in Franklin County. read more ...


Packaging Manufacturer to Expand in Randolph County
Friday, April 07, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - SouthCorr, LLC, a manufacturer of corrugated packaging material, will expand its manufacturing facility in Randolph County, creating 22 new jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $6.7 million in its plant in Asheboro. read more ...


Deputy Secretary Will Miller Joins Commerce Team
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland has appointed Will Miller, a business executive from Charlotte, as the department’s Deputy Secretary of Commerce. read more ...


North Carolina’s February County and Area Employment Figures Released
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in all 100 of North Carolina’s counties in February.  The February not seasonally adjusted statewide rate was 5.0 percent. read more ...


Global Textile Company Selects Randolph County for First U.S. Manufacturing Location
Monday, April 03, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - MAS Holdings, a global apparel technology and manufacturing company, will locate its first manufacturing and development center in the United States in Randolph County, creating 133 new jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.
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