Press Releases

Rubber Manufacturer Expands in Halifax County

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018

AirBoss of America Corp. has selected Halifax County for an expansion of its current facility, adding 42 new jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $5.2 million in Scotland Neck with the project.

Fortune 100 Honeywell Selects Charlotte for New Headquarters

Monday, Dec 3, 2018

Honeywell, a Fortune 100 company providing software-oriented solutions for many of the world’s most complex industries, will locate its headquarters in Mecklenburg County, creating 750 by the end of 2024, including 150 that are currently based in New Jersey.

Commerce Issues 2019 Economic Development Tier Rankings

Friday, Nov 30, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Commerce released the county tier designations for 2019 today.  The designations, which are mandated by state law, play a role in several programs that assist in economic development.

North Carolina’s October County and Area Employment Figures Released

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in all 100 of North Carolina’s counties in October. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 6.6 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 2.6 percent. All 15 of the state’s metro areas experienced rate increases.

Food Manufacturer Expanding in Halifax County

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

Reser’s Fine Foods will expand its current operations in Halifax County, creating 79 jobs over the next 5 years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $3.2 million in Halifax with the project.

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