Israeli Companies Are Expanding to North Carolina


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Invested in North Carolina by Israeli Companies


Largest Manufacturing Workforce in the Southeast US

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Cultivated Meat Manufacturer to Invest More Than $123M For New Facility in Wilson

Believer Meats, an advanced food production company, announced it will create 100 new jobs in Wilson County and will invest more than $123 million in Wilson, North Carolina, to establish the company’s first major investment in the United States.

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Israeli Investment in North Carolina

Over the last 10 years, 23 Israeli companies including Believer Meats, Avgol Nonwovens, and Palziv have established operations in North Carolina, creating nearly 1,200 new jobs and investing over $355 million in capital.

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Strategic Location

With half of the American population within a day’s drive, North Carolina is strategically positioned in the middle of the United States’ East Coast. Four international airports and two deep seaports put many customers and suppliers within reach.

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Speed to Market

You don’t have to navigate complicated tax structures or bureaucratic red tape to do business in North Carolina. We have a top business tax environment and are full of resources for all permitting, licensing, and other regulation questions.

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Hub for Innovation

You’ll find North America’s largest research park and life sciences hub located in the Raleigh-Durham area, while Charlotte is the second largest financial center in the US. North Carolina is also known for its agriculture, food, and automotive manufacturing sectors.

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Israeli Companies Prosper in North Carolina

Some prominent Israeli companies that have already established themselves in this state include:



Believer Meats


Plazit Polygal

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Shalag Nonwovens



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A great performance record from our [North Carolina-based] employees and critical support from the state and local government made it clear to us that North Carolina was the right choice.

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Anders Victor

Anders Victor

Senior Business Development Manager,
Europe and India
Luigi Mercuri

Luigi Mercuri

Managing Director,
Europe Investment Office
Michael Ritschl

Michael Ritschl

Director, Europe Investment Office
Mattia Silvestrin

Mattia Silvestrin

International Expansion Executive,
Europe Investment Office