Press Releases

Fence Maker to Invest $1 Million in Edenton

Monday, Feb 17, 2020

Nebraska Plastics, Inc, a vinyl fence manufacturer, will create 22 new jobs in Chowan County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest more than $1 million into a manufacturing facility in Edenton.

North Carolina’s December County and Area Employment Figures Released

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 45 of North Carolina’s counties in December, increased in 25, and remained unchanged in 30. Hyde County had the highest unemployment rate at 9.7 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 2.5 percent.

N.C. Governor’s Award Honors Six Companies for Exporting

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020

Today, six North Carolina manufacturers received 2019 Governor’s Export Awards in a ceremony highlighting their growing sales success in international markets. These manufacturers make everything from cosmetics to heavy-duty plastic waste containers.

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