Industries

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Industries

Our wide variety of talent attracts a wide variety of industries.

Once known for its tobacco and textile dominated, North Carolina has evolved to become a global force, one driven by knowledge-based industries. Biotechnology, energy, finance and information technology are just a few of the many business sectors that are rapidly growing and succeeding here, and a range of leading companies call our state home to their corporate headquarters.

Aerospace & Defense

Aerospace & Defense

North Carolina is home to the second fastest growing aerospace sector in the U.S.

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AUTOMOTIVE

AUTOMOTIVE

Find out how North Carolina’s superior infrastructure and largest manufacturing workforce in the Southeast can fuel your supply chain.

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FOOD PROCESSING & MANUFACTURING

FOOD PROCESSING & MANUFACTURING

Thanks to our central location, we put 150 million customers within a day’s drive.

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Information Technology

Information Technology

Our tech industry is growing at twice the rate of the national average.

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BIOTECHNOLOGY & PHARMACEUTICALS

BIOTECHNOLOGY & PHARMACEUTICALS

In North Carolina, the largest research park in the country helps power biological breakthroughs.

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BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SERVICES

BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SERVICES

The third largest banking city in the U.S. The first state on Forbes’ “Best for Business” list. North Carolina is the place for business and financial services.

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CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

Already, 14 Fortune 500 companies have chosen North Carolina to headquarter their operations.

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ENERGY

ENERGY

From smart-grid clusters to nuclear energy and emerging cleantech, North Carolina is ground zero for new ideas and next big things.

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FURNITURE

FURNITURE

Welcome to “the furniture capital of the world.” North Carolina has long been known for its design and manufacturing chops.

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PLASTICS & CHEMICALS

PLASTICS & CHEMICALS

A prime location for new investment, our state’s plastics and chemicals industry is growing at 1.5 times the rate of the national average.

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TEXTILES

TEXTILES

North Carolina’s long history of textile production has led the state to become home to the largest textile mill industry in the country.

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