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North Carolina’s top-level business environment features a unique university system and excellent living standards. Since 2010, Indian companies have invested over $218 million here and declared over 1,700 new jobs.
A low cost of living, access to quality healthcare and affordable housing, and a family-friendly reputation – the state’s capital, Raleigh, ranks No. 1 on Forbes’ list of Best Cities to Raise a Family – make North Carolina an ideal place to call home. North Carolinians also enjoy a moderate climate year-round and unique access to a variety of natural landscapes, flanked by the Great Smoky Mountains and Blue Ridge Mountains to the west and 300 miles (483 kilometers) of beautiful beaches to the east.
“We are delighted to make our biggest overseas investment in North America, in the state of North Carolina, which offers excellent advantages and a strong talent pool. Importantly, this also brings us closer to our customers in North America. This investment will help us create a strong global manufacturing footprint as part of our aluminum strategy, spanning Europe, Asia, and the United States.”
Executive DirectorBharat Forge Ltd
“After extensive research and comparative studies done by us in nine different states and different counties, SGT has decided to set up a state-of-the-art yarn manufacturing facility in Eden (NC). The cost-benefit and skilled workforce present in Eden will help in the successful implementation and operation of the project.”
Managing DirectorSGRTEX USA, Shri Govindaraja Textiles.
North Carolina consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. states for doing business by Forbes, CNBC, Chief Executive Magazine and Site Selection Magazine.
No. 1 Best State for Business – 2019 – Forbes
North Carolina’s industrial electricity rates are over 8% less than the U.S. average.
North Carolina boasts three top tier research universities that include Duke University, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a 58-campus community college system for workforce training.