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5/19/2015

Two North Carolina Companies Win Top Export Award

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

Two North Carolina companies, ImmunoReagents Inc. of Raleigh and Merchants Distributors of Hickory, are among 26 businesses nationwide being honored by the U.S. Department of Commerce for their sustained increase in exports over the past four years.The companies received their “E” Award for

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Company Expansions

5/18/2015

Asbury Carbons Inc. will locate a new facility in Robeson County, creating 25 new jobs during the next three years with a company investment of more than $8 million in Lumberton, according to a state news release.North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the

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Accolades

5/8/2015

A survey of 511 chief executives across the country ranks North Carolina as the third-best state for business, according to Chief Executive magazine.Results of the magazine’s 2015 “Best and Worst States for Business” survey show North Carolina moving up one spot from last year, edging out

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Accolades

5/7/2015

Site Selection magazine has placed North Carolina at the top of its list of most competitive states for new plants in 2014.North Carolina is No. 1 among the magazine’s Top 10 Competitive States of 2014. The state rose from fifth in last year’s ranking, unseating top-finisher Georgia, which

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General

5/7/2015

Q&A: Setting Aside $50 Million in Grants to Attract an Auto Plant

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

The Golden LEAF Foundation has raised the level of buzz and resources attached to efforts to bring an automobile plant to North Carolina.In February, the nonprofit foundation, headquartered in Rocky Mount, N.C., and dedicated to advancing North Carolina's long-term economic well-being, announced it

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Company Expansions

5/6/2015

O'Neil Digital Solutions Expanding to Union County and Creating 250 New Jobs

[North Carolina Office of the Governor and the EDPNC]

O’Neil Digital Solutions is opening a new facility in Monroe that will create 250 new jobs over the next five years.Gov. Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina recently announced the company’s decision to locate in

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Company Expansions

5/5/2015

Daimler Trucks' Mount Holly Plant Adding 605 Jobs Over Next Three Months

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

Daimler Trucks North America is planning to add a third shift and 605 jobs at its Mount Holly, N.C., manufacturing plant by mid-July.The positions include 580 manufacturing and 25 supervision, engineering and administrative positions, according to a company news release. The expansion is needed to

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Accolades

5/4/2015

North Carolina An "Innovation Champion"

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

The Consumer Electronics Association has recognized North Carolina as an "Innovation Champion," according to a performance index based on 10 criteria."The license to innovate, the flexibility to hire qualified workers in science and engineering, and freedom from burdensome taxes and regulatory

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Accolades

5/3/2015

Raleigh No. 2 in Tech Job Growth, No. 1 in STEM Growth

[Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina]

Tech-related jobs rose by 62.3 percent in Raleigh from 2004 to 2014, the second-strongest growth in tech-sector employment of any of the nation's 52 largest metropolitan areas, according to NewGeography.com. Austin, Texas, is No. 1, but Raleigh came in a close second.Raleigh also posted a 39

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General

5/1/2015

CBC Americas Corp., a subsidiary of the Japanese-based CBC Co., is moving its headquarters from Commack, N.Y., to Cary and opening a new distribution facility at the North Carolina Industrial Center in Mebane.The move will create 67 new jobs in Wake County and 29 new jobs in Alamance County over

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