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North Carolina’s November County and Area Employment Figures Released

Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 76 of North Carolina’s counties in November, decreased in six, and remained unchanged in 18. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 10.5 percent while Watauga County had the lowest at 4.2 percent.

American Fuji Seal Plans to Create 101 Jobs in Catawba County

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2020

American Fuji Seal Inc, part of Japan’s Fuji Seal International, will establish new production operations in Catawba County that will employ up to 101 workers by 2025, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The packaging solutions provider plans to invest $52 million at its new site in Hickory.

North Carolina’s November Employment Figures Released

Friday, Dec 18, 2020

The state’s seasonally adjusted November unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, remaining unchanged from October’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.2 of a percentage point to 6.7 percent.

Advanced Tech Company to Expand in Salisbury with $2.6 Million Investment

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020

Integro Technologies Corp., an industrial automation company, will create 30 new jobs, over five years, in Rowan County with a $2.67 million investment for additional assembly, logistic solution prototyping and manufacturing space in Salisbury, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

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