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Biotechnology

8/28/2015

Drug Manufacturer Plans to Add 110 Jobs in Greenville

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

Mayne Pharma plans to add 110 jobs and invest $65 million in a new oral dose manufacturing facility and equipment at its Greenvile site during the next five years.The specialty pharmaceutical company develops and manufactures branded and generic products globally, in addition to providing contract

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Biotechnology

8/26/2015

Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Industries will create approximately 700 jobs at a new bio-manufacturing facility in Johnston County, according to a news release from the governor's office. The company will invest from $1.2 to $1.7 billion at its local site over the next five years. “This

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Company Relocations

8/25/2015

Specialty Chemicals Company Relocating Headquarters from Baton Rouge to Charlotte

[North Carolina Office of the Governor and Albermarle Corporation]

Albemarle Corporation, currently based in Baton Rouge, La., is moving its corporate headquarters and performance chemicals business to Charlotte and planning to create 120 jobs in Mecklenburg County and to invest $12.9 million by 2016, according to company and governor's office news

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Job Announcements

8/25/2015

TTI Floor Care North America, the marketer and manufacturer of the iconic Hoover, Dirt Devil and Oreck brands, will create 200 jobs over the coming two years and invest up to $5 million for a new Center of Excellence for Marketing & Innovation in Mecklenburg County, according to a

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General

8/24/2015

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that the state has received a $746,800 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help North Carolina companies increase international

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General

8/24/2015

Military Supports 578,000 Jobs in North Carolina

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

The military supports 578,000 jobs in North Carolina and more than two thirds of those jobs are in the private sector, demonstrating the impact of the military ripples across the state’s economy and not just concentrated near military installations. Those are the key findings of a new report

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Job Announcements

8/24/2015

Grants Support 330 New Jobs Statewide

[Office of the Secretary of Commerce]

North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and Assistant Secretary for Rural Economic Development Dr. Patricia Mitchell recently announced that the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 14 grants totaling $4,573,383. The requests include commitments to create a

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Job Announcements

8/24/2015

Residential Manufacturer to Expand in Lenoir County

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

Associated Materials, a manufacturer of residential building products, will expand its Lenoir County manufacturing operations. The project will create 72 jobs at the company’s facility in Kinston, along with a capital investment of $4.5 million over three years, according to a governor's news

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General

8/14/2015

North Carolina Meets All Air Quality Standards for First Time Since 1997

[North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources]

RALEIGH - The Environmental Protection Agency has officially recognized the Charlotte metropolitan area as complying with the 2008 federal air quality standard for ozone, a milestone capping years of improvements in air quality across North Carolina. North Carolina is now in attainment for all

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Company Relocations

8/13/2015

Xellia Pharmaceuticals Relocating U.S. Headquarters to Raleigh

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

Xellia Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceuticals company based in Denmark, is relocating its North American headquarters from Illinois to North Carolina, in a move that will expand its current operations in Raleigh.A company press release did not specify how many jobs will end up in Raleigh.

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