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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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11/10/2014

Oak Valley Hardwoods Bringing 114 New Jobs to Graham 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 Oak Valley Hardwoods, Inc. is planning to expand operations into Graham County and create 114 new jobs. The company plans to invest more than $10.1 million

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11/7/2014

Technimark Expanding in Randolph County, Adding 163 New Jobs

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker, along with the Economic Development Partnership of  N.C., announced today that 163 new jobs will be coming to Randolph County. Technimark, a provider of plastic injection molding services, will expand in Asheboro and

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10/31/2014

Automotive Manufacturer to Expand in Buncombe County, N.C.

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

RALEIGH -- Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Linamar North Carolina, Inc., is expanding operations in Buncombe County.  The company plans to create 150 new jobs and invest $115 million over the next several years in Arden, near

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10/31/2014

New Economic Development Partnership Brings Jobs and Businesses to N.C.

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

CARY -- In its first month, the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) began recruiting new business, creating jobs, securing film production, and internationally promoting the assets of North Carolina – marking a successful launch of the state’s new public-private approach

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10/27/2014

RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker, along with the Economic Development Partnership of N.C., announced today that 275 new jobs will be coming to Cabarrus County.  Gordon Food Service is planning to build a new distribution center in Cabarrus County, and

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10/23/2014

Polymer Producer to Expand in Lenoir County, N.C.

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

RALEIGH -- Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) is expanding its operations in Lenoir County.  The company plans to create 18 new jobs and invest $30 million over the next three years in

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