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North Carolina’s June Employment Figures Released

Friday, Jul 19, 2019

The state’s seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, remaining unchanged from May’s revised rate. The national rate increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.7 percent.

Global Industrial Company ABB Selects Orange County for Major Expansion

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019

ABB, Inc. (NYSE: ABB), a global leader in electrification products, robotics, and industrial automation, will expand in Orange County and create more than 400 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest up to $39.9 million to upgrade equipment and increase the size of its current facility in Mebane. 

North Carolina’s May County and Area Employment Figures Released

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 95 of North Carolina’s counties in May, decreased in three, and remained unchanged in two. Hyde County had the highest unemployment rate at 6.8 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 3.1 percent.

North Carolina’s May Employment Figures Released

Friday, Jun 21, 2019

Raleigh, N.C. — The state’s seasonally adjusted May unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, increasing 0.1 of a percentage point from April’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged at 3.6 percent.

Air Filtration Manufacturer to Create 305 New Jobs in Wilson County

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

CleanAire, LLC, an air filtration manufacturing company that will be doing business as Pamlico Air will create 305 jobs as it expands its operations in Wilson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $10 million in operating a facility, located in Wilson.

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