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1/28/2015

Ecolab Inc. to Expand in Greensboro, Adding 45 New Jobs

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Ecolab Inc. will expand its Kay Chemical Company operations in Greensboro and create 45 new jobs over the next three years. The company plans to build

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1/21/2015

EDPNC Opens HQ and Introduces CEO

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

CARY -- The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) on Thursday will cut the ribbon on its headquarters and introduce CEO Christopher Chung, with Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary John Skvarla on hand to discuss the state’s new approach to recruiting jobs, new

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1/9/2015

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary John Skvarla along with the Economic Development Partnership of NC announced today that White Labs, Inc. is opening a new facility in Buncombe County. The company plans to create 56 new jobs over the next three years and invest

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12/22/2014

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Agility Fuel Systems is locating a regional headquarters and a state of the art production facility in Rowan County, creating 149 new jobs over the next

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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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