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Automotive

7/2/2015

Metal Works Manufacturing Plans to Create 86 New Jobs in Shelby

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

Metal Works Manufacturing Co. will be expanding in Cleveland County and plans to create 86 new jobs in Shelby within the next three years. Metal Works Mfg. Co’s annual investment in new jobs for the Cleveland County work force will be $3.9 million by the end of 2019.Gov. Pat McCrory, North

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Job Announcements

7/1/2015

One of the fastest-growing retailers in Europe, plans to open a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Alamance County. The project calls for creating 80 new full-time jobs and 120 hourly positions in Alamance County over the next three years.The company plans to invest more than $125

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Job Announcements

7/1/2015

White Oak Carpet Mills to Triple Its Workforce

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

White Oak Carpet Mills,  a division of CAP Carpet, Inc. based in Wichita, Kan., is expanding its operations in Rutherford County and plans to create 40 new jobs over the next three years.The company plans to invest $4.1 million in the town of Spindale over the same period, according to North

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Job Announcements

6/23/2015

MetLife Reaches Employment Goal Six Months Ahead of Schedule

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory joined 300 MetLife employees, government officials, community stakeholders and business executives Monday at the MetLife Global Technology and Operations Center ribbon-cutting ceremony.“MetLife had high expectations for North Carolina when it brought its Global,

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Job Announcements

6/23/2015

Blue Bloodhound Plans to Create 191 Jobs in Catawba County

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

Gov. Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. recently announced that Blue Bloodhound, LP is establishing operations in Catawba County and plans to create 191 new jobs over the next three years.  The company plans to invest

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Job Announcements

6/22/2015

Carolina Nonwovens will be expanding its facilities in North Carolina and doubling its workforce with the creation of 35 new jobs over the next three years. The company plans to invest $12.25 million in the town of Maiden over the same period, Gov. Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E.

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Job Announcements

6/22/2015

Proto Labs Expansion to Add 170 New Jobs in Wake County

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

Proto Labs, Inc., will be expanding in Wake County and creating 170 new jobs over the next five years.The company plans to invest in excess of more than $25 million in the town of Cary over the same period, Gov. Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III  and the Economic

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Aerospace

6/22/2015

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated will be constructing a new manufacturing facility adjacent to its current site in Union County. The expansion will create 70 new jobs over the next three years with a company investment of $69.8 million in the city of Monroe, according to Gov. Pat McCrory,

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General

6/22/2015

Q&A: The ‘Best-Quality’ Big Warehouses for Sale or Lease in North Carolina

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

Commercial real estate broker Doug Faris keeps a small list of big buildings he consider the best-quality large warehouses for lease or sale in North Carolina.“These are the ones we consider the best of the bunch,” said Faris, senior vice president at global firm Binswanger’s Charlotte

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General

6/20/2015

North Carolina Food Manufacturing Task Force Created

[North Carolina Office of the Governor]

Governor Pat McCrory recently announced the creation of the North Carolina Food Manufacturing Task Force.“We have a goal to expand the economic impact of agriculture and agribusiness in North Carolina to $100 billion by the end of this year,” McCrory said. “The North Carolina Food

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