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Governor McCrory Announces King Charles Industries to Bring 100 Jobs to Anson County
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Raleigh , N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) today announced the arrival of King Charles Industries, LLC to Anson County. The textile company intends to hire 100 people over the next three years at its new $12.5 million manufacturing site. read more ...

Commerce Secretary Joins Charter Communications in Saluting Apprentices
Monday, October 24, 2016
Matthews, N.C.-- Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, joined executives at Charter Communications today for a Spotlight on Apprenticeships. The event was held this morning at the company’s training center in Matthews. read more ...

North Carolina's September Employment Figures Released
Friday, October 21, 2016
RALEIGH — The state's seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, increasing 0.1 of a percentage point from August's revised rate. The national rate increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.0 percent. read more ...

Governor McCrory Announces Nearly $2.6 Million in Infrastructure Funding
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 10 grant and loan requests totaling $2,565,689. The requests include commitments to create a total of 200 new jobs.  read more ...

‘Career Center on Wheels’ To Deliver Disaster Aid to Robeson County
Friday, October 14, 2016
Robeson County, N.C. – State officials deployed the NCWorks Mobile Career Center to Robeson County today to give residents affected by flooding the opportunity to apply for state and federal disaster assistance. read more ...

Employer-Led Career Plan Certified by NCWorks Commission
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Raleigh, N.C. – The NCWorks Commission has approved and endorsed a new way for people to prepare and train for work in the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology field in the Cumberland County region.  read more ...

After Ten Days And Teamwork, The North Carolina House Will Stand At The Fairgrounds
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Raleigh, N.C. –State employees from N.C. Commerce, N.C. Health and Human Services, and N.C. Revenue will team up to build a Habitat for Humanity home at the North Carolina State Fair in just ten days from start to finish. After the whirlwind construction phase, the home will be moved to a neighborhood in east Raleigh. read more ...

NC Manufacturing Week Continues with Commerce Secretary’s Visit to Sanford Industrial Equipment Make
Friday, October 07, 2016
Sanford, N.C. – Capping off a week-long celebration of North Carolina manufacturers, Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, presented a proclamation for North Carolina Manufacturing Week to Jerry Pedley, founder of Mertek Solutions Inc., a Sanford company that designs and builds automated assembly and test equipment for manufacturers. read more ...

Commerce Secretary Highlights Manufacturing Week at ABCO Automation
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Browns Summit, N.C. – Highlighting one of North Carolina’s most powerful economic engines, Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, presented executives of ABCO Automation with a proclamation for North Carolina Manufacturing Week and recognized the company’s innovative workforce practices before touring its Browns Summit facility. read more ...

NCWorks Mobile Career Center Makes Introduction
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Greensboro, N.C. –North Carolina Commerce’s Workforce Solutions team introduced the NCWorks Mobile Career Center today in Greensboro in conjunction with two state workforce conferences being held this week.  The mobile unit, a rolling job resource center serving both citizens and companies, provides ready access to a wide-range of career services at remote locations and events statewide. read more ...

Governor McCrory Kicks Off North Carolina Manufacturing Week
Monday, October 03, 2016
Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed October 3-7, 2016 as North Carolina Manufacturing Week. The proclamation salutes one of the state’s most powerful economic engines. read more ...

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