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Announcement Archive

The following announcements have appeared on the home page. The last 20 announcement have been archived below.


  • Rural Communities Receive State Grants Attracting 429 New Jobs and $367 Million in Private Investmen
    8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 22 grant requests totaling $15,802,945, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 429 new jobs. Secretary Copeland previously announced an additional 368 new jobs associated with these grants. The public investment in these projects is attracting $367 million in private investment.  read more
  • Premtec Division of New York Air Brake to add jobs in Salisbury
    8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - New York Air Brake, LLC (NYAB), a global manufacturer of innovative train control systems for the railroad industry, will expand operations at its Premtec Division in Rowan County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to create 28 jobs and invest over $1 million in its plant in Salisbury in conjunction with a grant from the state’s One North Carolina Fund. Long term, the company intends to add as many as 40 jobs at the facility. read more
  • Governor Cooper Announces 55 New Jobs as Revlon Expands in Granville County
    8/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - Revlon, the global cosmetics and beauty care products company will expand operations at its existing facility near Oxford, creating 55 full-time jobs over three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $16.1 million to add production capacity for its Elizabeth Arden line of products.
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  • Governor Cooper Announces 44 New Jobs in Iredell County
    8/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - TrueLearn, LLC plans to create 44 new jobs and move its headquarters and operations to Iredell County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company is expanding its services to new fields within health care and plans to invest $435,000 over five years in Mooresville. read more
  • Pfizer to Invest in Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility in North Carolina
    8/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - Pfizer Inc., one of the world’s premier biopharmaceutical companies, has selected Lee County for a new expansion of its manufacturing facilities as the company prepares to produce new gene therapy medicines. Governor Roy Cooper announced the company plans to invest $100 million in its Sanford facilities, creating 40 jobs and building upon a technology first developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. read more
  • A Wireless Expands with 250 New Jobs in North Carolina
    7/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. – A Wireless, Verizon’s largest exclusive independent agent by store count, has selected Wake County as its new headquarters and home of its support operations, creating 250 jobs over five years. The company plans to invest $4.95 million in North Carolina. read more
  • North Carolina’s June Employment Figures Released
    7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. — The state’s seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, decreasing 0.3 of a percentage point from May’s revised rate. The national rate increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.4 percent. read more
  • Governor Cooper Announces 72 New Jobs in Catawba County
    7/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - Sutter Street Manufacturing, a Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operation, plans to create 72 new jobs with an expansion in Catawba County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The upholstered furniture manufacturing company plans to invest $1.9 million over three years to upgrade its facilities in Claremont. read more
  • Automotive Manufacturing Company Will Expand in Scotland
    6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - FCC (North Carolina), LLC., a Japan-based manufacturer of automotive parts, will expand operations in Scotland County and create 28 jobs over three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. With this expansion, the company plans to invest $826,500 in Laurinburg. read more
  • North Carolina Communities Receive National Main Street Accreditation For 2017
    6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - The N.C. Department of Commerce’s Main Street & Rural Planning Center announced today that 39 North Carolina communities have achieved accreditation from the National Main Street Center® for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, ® a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  read more
  • $4.5 Million Granted to Rural Communities To Support Economic Growth
    6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 14 grant requests totaling $4,528,942, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 94 new jobs. Secretary Copeland previously announced an additional 158 new jobs associated with these grants. The public investment in these projects is attracting $46 million in private investment.  read more

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