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12/12/2014

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced today that Tosaf USA, Inc. is planning to locate its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Gaston County, creating 75 jobs in five years and investing

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12/11/2014

Winterville Named Official Retirement Community

[North Carolina Office of the Secretary of Commerce]

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Commerce announced today that Winterville has been designated a North Carolina Certified Retirement Community. The N.C. General Assembly established the program in 2008 to designate communities that offer unprecedented quality of living that is desirable to

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12/5/2014

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker, along with the Economic Development Partnership of N.C., announced today that 89 new jobs will be coming to Wake County over the next three years. Overland Contracting Inc. will open its headquarters in Garner with an $8.4

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12/2/2014

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Sharon Decker will step down as secretary of the Department of Commerce effective December 31. Decker, who has served as Commerce secretary since January 2013 and has helped lead our state to increased jobs and a better business environment,

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12/1/2014

‘Rising Star’ to Lead Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

CARY — Christopher Chung, an economic development veteran who launched Missouri’s award-winning business development corporation, has been named CEO of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC), effective Jan. 12, 2015. Interim CEO Richard Lindenmuth, who guided the North

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11/26/2014

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Commerce released the county tier designations for 2015 today. The designations, which are mandated by state law, determine a variety of funding opportunities to assist in economic development.“No matter where you live in North Carolina our goal is to

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11/14/2014

The highlight from Forbes' newly released Best States for Business rankings for 2014:"North Carolina moves up one spot to third. People have descended on North Carolina for the past decade, and it boasts one of the highest net migration rates in the U.S. Many are chasing jobs. The state's

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11/13/2014

Board Appointed to Lead North Carolina’s New Economic Development Partnership

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

CARY -- Seventeen business leaders from across North Carolina have been appointed to the board of directors that will oversee the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC), the state’s new public-private approach to creating jobs and stimulating growth. John Lassiter, a

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11/12/2014

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and the Economic Development Partnership of NC announced today that Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) will open a new IT Delivery and Operations Center in Charlotte.  The company, a leading provider of information technology,

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11/10/2014

Burkert Contromatic Corp. to Expand in Mecklenburg County

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Burkert Contromatic Corporation (dba Burkert Fluid Control Systems) is planning to expand in Mecklenburg County and create 61 new jobs. The company plans to

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