Spanish Companies Thrive in North Carolina


Top State for Business


Largest Manufacturing Workforce in Southeast US


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Grifols Theraputics Brings 300 New Jobs to Johnston County

Grifols Therapeutics, the global healthcare company, will expand its North Carolina operations with a new $351.6 million capital investment, creating 300 jobs.

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Metal Manufacturer to Double Its Workforce in Cleveland County

IMC – Metals America announced plans for a major expansion at its existing site in Shelby that will double its workforce, allowing it to increase its production and operations.

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Spanish Investment by the Numbers

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Spanish Companies Find Success Here

Spanish companies continue to thrive in North Carolina. Over the last 10 years, Spanish companies including Iberdrola Renewables, Grifols, and Daumar Industries have established operations here creating over 500 new jobs and investing over $1 billion in capital investment.

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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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Largest Manufacturing Workforce

Particularly skilled in automotive, EV, machinery, furniture, textile, and food processing, North Carolina’s manufacturing workforce is the largest in the Southeast US. Credit goes to our 58 community colleges providing premier technical education.

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Spanish Companies Prosper in North Carolina

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





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Grifols’ roots run deep in North Carolina...North Carolina has provided the talented, educated professionals who are dedicated to helping our company grow.

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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