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02/13/2019

EDPNC Export Assistance Supported “Explosive Growth” of a Mooresville Manufacturer

Advanced Detection Technology became one of six North Carolina companies to receive the 2018 Governor’s Export Award earlier this year, an annual award designed to recognize a company’s success in increasing international sales. The Mooresville-based company got its start in 2002 when a U.S. military veteran wanted to develop a video inspection solution that would…
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01/15/2019

Governor and EDPNC Honor Six N.C. Companies Growing Through Exports

Six North Carolina companies received 2018 Governor’s Export Awards this week in a ceremony highlighting their success in increasing overseas sales, as well as the significant role exporting plays in the state’s economy. North Carolina’s export of goods and services helps support more than 400,000 jobs in the state, according to the Brookings Institution in…
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01/08/2019

Furniture Maker’s $3.1M Plant Will Bring 202 Well-Paying Jobs to Catawba County

Design Foundry will open a new furniture manufacturing facility in Catawba County, creating 202 new jobs over five years. The company plans to invest more than $3.1 million in the project. “North Carolina is the international home of the furniture industry with leading manufacturers, designers and events,” said Gov. Roy Cooper. “Our state’s experienced furniture…
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12/21/2018

New Aircraft Paint and Refurbishment Center Will Create 145 Jobs in Kinston

LGM Enterprises, an aviation company that operates the Fly Exclusive jet charter service, will create 145 jobs and launch a company to paint and refurbish aircraft at the North Carolina Global TransPark. The project brings an investment of $10.5 million to Lenoir County. LGM Enterprises will add a variety of positions with this expansion, including…
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12/21/2018

German Maker of Radionuclide Therapies Picks Hickory, N.C., for 1st U.S. Plant

A German group of specialized radiopharmaceutical companies has selected Hickory, North Carolina, for the first North American manufacturing plant of its subsidiary Isotopes Technologies Garching, creating 137 new well-paying jobs. The parent company Isotopen Technologien München AG (ITM), based in Garching near Munich, will invest $12 million in Catawba County. ITM develops, produces and supplies…
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EDPNC
12/20/2018

Adhesive Tape Maker Shurtape Will Create 100 New Jobs in Catawba County Expansion

Shurtape Technologies, an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of adhesive tape and consumer home and office products, will expand operations in Catawba County in North Carolina, creating 100 new jobs. The company will add these jobs over four years and invest $31.4 million in the project. “When our growth plans called for additional manufacturing and distribution…
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12/20/2018

Fortune 500 Firm Cognizant Chooses Charlotte for 300-Job Expansion

Fortune 500 company Cognizant, a leading provider of information technology, consulting and business process services, will expand its operations in Charlotte, creating 300 jobs. Cognizant is one of the world’s foremost professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Cognizant is ranked 195 on the Fortune 500 and is…
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12/18/2018

AvidXchange Adding 1,229 Jobs in $41M Expansion of Charlotte Headquarters

AvidXchange, a leading provider of automated payments solutions for midsize companies, will expand its Charlotte, North Carolina, headquarters, creating 1,229 jobs and investing $41 million in Mecklenburg County. “North Carolina leads the nation in the IT and financial services industries,” Gov. Roy Cooper said. “North Carolina’s talented workforce helps companies like AvidXchange develop big ideas and…
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12/14/2018

New Sonic Automotive Customer Support Center Will Create 500 Jobs in Gaston County

Sonic Automotive will open a marketing resource and customer contact center in Gaston County, creating 500 jobs. The company, a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States, will make an $11.2 million investment in Lowell, North Carolina, to establish the center. Sonic Automotive will add a variety of…
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EDPNC
12/13/2018

Manufacturer Moog Launching $1.8M, 20-Job Plant Expansion in Cherokee County

Moog Inc., a worldwide designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision control components and systems, will expand its plant in Murphy, North Carolina., and create 20 jobs. The company plans to invest $1.8 million in Cherokee County. “Large manufacturers like Moog have many choices when selecting a business location,” said Gov. Roy Cooper. “I’m pleased this…
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EDPNC
12/12/2018

Canadian Manufacturer AirBoss Investing $5.2M in 42-Job Expansion in Halifax County

AirBoss of America Corp. has selected Halifax County for an expansion of its current facility, adding 42 new jobs. The company plans to invest $5.2 million in Scotland Neck with the project. “Including today’s AirBoss announcement, Halifax County has attracted three manufacturing expansions in under a month,” Gov. Roy Cooper said. “The talent, infrastructure and…
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EDPNC
12/07/2018

Global Ingredient Supplier Selects Mebane for $17M, 39-Job Distribution Center

Universal Preserv-A-Chem, Inc. (UPI) has selected Mebane, North Carolina, as the new location for its natural ingredients and chemical supply business, creating 39 jobs. The company plans to invest $17 million in the project. “We are very excited about making Mebane the new home for our state-of-the-art distribution center,” said Daniel Ravitz, president of UPI….
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