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EDPNC
02/15/2024

Governor Cooper, EDPNC Recognizes Seven Companies for Export Excellence

Seven North Carolina companies today were recognized at the 2023 Governor’s Export Awards for their growing sales success in international markets. These companies range from tactical components to bicycle wheel manufacturing and textile machinery. “North Carolina is a leader on the global stage, thanks in part to the thousands of North Carolina companies exporting their…
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EDPNC
02/15/2024

Rural Infrastructure Authority Approves 8 Grants to Rural Communities to Create 270 Jobs and more than $354.6M in Private Investment

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved eight grant requests to local governments totaling $1,465,000. These grants are for projects that have committed to creating 316 jobs and will attract more than $365.6 million in private investment. The Rural Infrastructure Authority is a 17-member board that awards Rural, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and Utility…
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EDPNC
02/14/2024

Governor Cooper Announces 559 New Jobs in North Carolina as Siemens Energy Expands in Mecklenburg County

Siemens Energy, Inc., one of the world’s leading energy technology companies and a long-standing North Carolina employer will expand its operations in the state, creating a total of 559 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The project brings an investment of $149.8 million and will establish in Mecklenburg County the company’s first manufacturing site in the…
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EDPNC
02/08/2024

Veteran-Owned Aerospace Company to Start Aircraft Manufacturing in Bladen County with First Vulcanair Production Facility in U.S.

Aviation management company, Sovereign Aerospace, will invest $4.15 million to manufacture, sell, and service personal aircraft in Elizabethtown. This first U.S. manufacturing plant will bring 33 new jobs to Bladen County. “North Carolina continues to garner national attention as a leading state for aerospace manufacturing,” said Governor Cooper. “With dynamic veteran-owned companies like Sovereign Aerospace…
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EDPNC
02/02/2024

EDPNC Seeks Proposals for Trade Promotion Program

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina’s Global Business Services Division is soliciting proposals from experienced entities for the planning and execution of its trade promotion program in Canada, Europe, and Asia-Pacific countries. Canada Trade Representative 2024 Europe Trade Representative 2024 Southeast Asia Trade Representative 2024 The closing date for receipt of responses to these…
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EDPNC
01/25/2024

Auto Plastics Manufacturer to Invest $12 million for New Production Facility in Gaston County

HEYCO-Werk USA Inc., a plastics injection molder for the automotive industry, will create 34 new jobs in Gaston County. The company will invest more than $12.75 million to build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing site in Gaston County. “HEYCO is another great addition to our growing auto manufacturing supply chain that will attract even more companies…
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EDPNC
01/23/2024

German Electrical Engineering and Manufacturing Company Selects Iredell County for U.S. Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility

DEHN Inc., an international electrical engineering and manufacturing company, has selected Iredell County as the location for its new United States headquarters operation, creating 195 jobs. The company will invest $38.6 million into the project, which will bring production, research, and training capabilities to the headquarters site, which will be located in Mooresville. “North Carolina’s…
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EDPNC
01/10/2024

Governor Cooper Announces Danish Telecommunications Company to Locate North American Hub to Gaston County

Lynddahl Telecom America Inc. (LTA), a duct solutions company for fiber optics installations, will create 54 new jobs in Gaston County. The company will invest more than $5.6 million over the next three years to establish its first North American plastic extrusion production site in Belmont. “North Carolina is benefiting yet again from the federal…
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EDPNC
12/08/2023

Rural Infrastructure Authority Approves 10 Grants to Rural Communities to Create 316 Jobs and more than $40.8M in Private Investment

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved 10 grant requests to local governments totaling $2,080,000. These grants are for projects that have committed to creating 316 jobs and will attract more than $40.8 million in private investment. The Rural Infrastructure Authority is a 17-member board that awards Rural, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and Utility…
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EDPNC
12/07/2023

Automotive Parts Supplier to Create 21 Jobs in Columbus County Expansion

DMA Industries, LLC, a supplier of aftermarket automotive and heavy duty replacement parts, will expand and modernize its distribution operations in Columbus County, creating 21 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $1.47 million in its warehouse and distribution facility in Tabor City. “When existing companies continue to expand in places like Columbus…
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EDPNC
12/06/2023

Residential Siding Manufacturer to Expand with $14 Million Investment in Catawba County

Today, Governor Cooper announced that Millwork & Panel LLC, a residential siding manufacturer, will create 48 new jobs in Catawba County. The company will invest more than $14.3 million over the next three years to expand its vinyl siding operations in the City of Claremont. “North Carolina has the largest manufacturing workforce in the Southeast…
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EDPNC
11/28/2023

Lithium-Ion Battery Pouch Manufacturer Selects Davidson County for its First U.S. Operation

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP), a lithium-ion battery pouch manufacturer, will create 352 new jobs in Davidson County. The company will invest $233 million to build its first U.S. advanced manufacturing facility in the City of Linwood. Governor Cooper met with DNP Executives on his economic development trip to Tokyo in October. The Governor…
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