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Textile Manufacturer to Invest $5 Million in Eden

Wed, 16/10/2019 - 3:08 pm
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

Gildan Yarns, a yarn-spinning company, will create 85 jobs in Rockingham County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest approximately $5 million to revamp and operate a new yarn spinning mill in Eden.

Aerospace Company to Invest $2.7 Million in Butner

Fri, 04/10/2019 - 3:13 pm
Friday, Oct 4, 2019

Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing, Inc., a global aerospace company, will create 126 new jobs in Granville County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The manufacturer will invest $2.7 million to expand their facility in Butner.

Pallet Manufacturer to Invest $3.1 Million in Dunn

Wed, 02/10/2019 - 3:12 pm
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019

Pallet Consultants of North Carolina, a manufacturer and distributor of pallets, will create 50 new jobs in Harnett County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $3.1 million to establish a new plant in Dunn.

North Carolina’s August County and Area Employment Figures Released

Wed, 02/10/2019 - 10:35 am
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 26 of North Carolina’s counties in August, decreased in 40, and remained unchanged in 34. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 7.5 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 3.3 percent.

North Carolina’s August Employment Figures Released

Thu, 19/09/2019 - 8:16 pm
Friday, Sep 20, 2019

The state’s seasonally adjusted August unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, remaining unchanged from July’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged from July’s rate of 3.7 percent.

Indian Automotive Machining Company Will Locate New Facility in Lee County

Tue, 17/09/2019 - 4:22 pm
Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

Kalyani Precision Machining, Inc. will build a new high-precision machine shop in Lee County, creating 156 jobs over five years.  The company will invest $43 million to build the plant in Sanford.

Global Automotive Parts Manufacturer Selects Lee County for Major Aluminum Forging Facility in North Carolina

Tue, 17/09/2019 - 4:14 pm
Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Bharat Forge America, Inc. will build an aluminum forging plant to manufacture automobile components in Lee County, creating 304 jobs. The company will invest $127.3 million in Sanford.

Medical Supply Company to Invest $65 Million in Mebane

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 2:30 pm
Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

Medline Industries, Incorporated, a manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies, will create 250 new jobs in Orange County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $65 million to build a brand-new distribution center in Mebane.

North Carolina Workforce Development Boards receive national honors

Wed, 11/09/2019 - 4:45 pm
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) recently announced awards to recognize projects conducted by groups in North Carolina, including several innovative efforts by workforce development boards that are affiliated with regional councils of governments (COGs).

State awards Infrastructure Grants to Rural Communities to Attract 191 New Jobs and More Than $59 million in Private Investment

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 4:41 pm
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 11 grant requests August 22 to local governments totaling $3,767,500, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced. The requests include commitments to create a total of 245 jobs, 54 of which were previously announced.

Governor Cooper Announces 120 New Jobs as Manufacturer Expands in Halifax County

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 3:59 pm
Monday, Sep 9, 2019

PCB Piezotronics of North Carolina, a designer and manufacturer of high-precision sensors used in a variety of test and measurement and industrial settings, will consolidate production operations currently located in China and California to its facility in Halifax County, creating 120 jobs, Gover

Transportation Company to Invest $4.7 Million in Rocky Mount

Tue, 03/09/2019 - 2:06 pm
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

FFE Transportation Services, a temperature-controlled carrier, will create 96 new jobs in Nash County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $4.7 million in establishing a new service center in Rocky Mount.

Governor Cooper Announces Carvana Will Create More Than 400 Jobs in Cabarrus County

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 1:48 pm
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars will locate a new inspection and reconditioning facility in Cabarrus County, creating more than 400 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Governor Cooper Announces Policygenius Will Create at least 377 Jobs in Durham County

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 12:49 pm
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

Policygenius, a fast-growing online insurance platform, will locate a new technical and operations center in Durham County, creating at least 377 jobs over the next five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest nearly $6 million in Durham.

Clothing Manufacturer Selects McDowell County for 53 New Jobs

Wed, 28/08/2019 - 11:24 am
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

Kitsbow, a specialty clothing manufacturer based in California, will create 53 new jobs in McDowell County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $890,000 in operating a manufacturing and distribution facility in Old Fort.

North Carolina’s July County and Area Employment Figures Released

Wed, 28/08/2019 - 10:00 am
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in five of North Carolina’s counties in July, decreased in 70, and remained unchanged in 25. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 7.4 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 3.3 percent.

Equipment Manufacturer Expands in Pasquotank County Creating 90 Jobs

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 10:51 am
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation, a process equipment maker, will create 90 new jobs as it expands its operations in Pasquotank County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $6 million with an expansion in Elizabeth City.

North Carolina’s July Employment Figures Released

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 10:01 am
Friday, Aug 16, 2019

The state’s seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, remaining unchanged from June’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged from June’s revised rate of 3.7 percent.

Record Visitor Spending Reflected in all NC Counties in 2018

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 1:31 pm
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

Record visitor spending in 2018 was reflected with visitor spending increases in all 100 counties, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The data comes from an annual study commissioned by Visit North Carolina, a unit of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.

NCWorks Commission approves new energy pathway, certifies centers

Wed, 14/08/2019 - 12:43 pm
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

The NCWorks Commission gave formal approval to the state’s first Energy Career Pathway during its quarterly meeting on Aug. 7, held at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont in Charlotte.