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12/06/2018

LendingTree to Expand Charlotte Headquarters and Add 436 Jobs

LendingTree, Inc., which operates the leading online loan marketplace, will expand its headquarters in Mecklenburg County, creating 436 new jobs by the end of 2023. “LendingTree has experienced incredible growth in recent years, and after a thorough process, we are excited to continue that growth in Charlotte with the addition of over 400 high-paying jobs,”…
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12/03/2018

Fortune 100 Honeywell to Relocate Headquarters to Charlotte

Honeywell, a Fortune 100 company providing software-oriented solutions for many of the world’s most complex industries, will relocate its global corporate headquarters from Morris Plains, New Jersey, to Charlotte, North Carolina. The company’s move will create 750 well-paying jobs in Charlotte and more than $248 million in real and personal property investment. As part of…
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12/03/2018

Software Company Pendo Adding 590 Jobs in $34.5M Raleigh Expansion

Pendo, a growing technology company founded in Raleigh, will more than triple its local operations over the next five years, adding 590 jobs and investing $34.5 million in Wake County. “Our mission at Pendo is big and bold—we want to improve society’s experience with software,” said Todd Olson, CEO and co-founder of Pendo. “To achieve…
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12/02/2018

Forbes Again Ranks North Carolina as Best State for Business in the U.S.

For the second year in a row, North Carolina holds the No. 1 spot on Forbes magazine’s Best States for Business ranking. North Carolina has been the only state to consistently place among the top five states for 13 straight years since Forbes began issuing the annual Best States for Business list. In an article…
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11/30/2018

Advance Auto Parts Relocation and Expansion Adding 435 Jobs in Raleigh

Advance Auto Parts is relocating its corporate headquarters to Raleigh and expanding operations in Wake County, a move that will create 435 new jobs over five years. These positions will enable the company, currently based in Roanoke, Va., to add value for customers and shareholders and enhance its multichannel business. Teams based in Raleigh will…
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11/29/2018

JBB Packaging to Open New Plant Employing 50 in Halifax County

JBB Packaging, LLC, a plastic packaging manufacturer, will open an $11 million plastic film manufacturing facility in Weldon, North Carolina, creating 50 jobs in Halifax County. “JBB Packaging chose this location at the Becker Industrial Park because it was formerly used for plastics manufacturing, it has the space they need now and for future growth,…
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11/28/2018

Reser’s Fine Foods Adding 79 Jobs in $3.2M Halifax County Expansion

Reser’s Fine Foods will expand its current operations in Halifax County, creating 79 jobs over the next five years. The company plans to invest $3.2 million in Halifax with the project. Reser’s Fine Foods began in 1950 in Cornelius, Oregon, producing refrigerated salads. Over the next several decades, the company expanded into several other food…
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11/27/2018

Canadian Manufacturer Cascades Investing $58M and Adding 66 Jobs at Scotland County Plant

Canada-based Cascades Holdings U.S., Inc. is investing $58 million in modernizing and expanding its operations in Wagram, North Carolina, a project that will create 66 new jobs in Scotland County over the next two years. “International manufacturers like Cascades are thriving in North Carolina,” said Gov. Roy Cooper. “Our state’s global reputation attracts new investments…
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11/25/2018

Australian Era Polymers to Open First U.S. Plant in Stanly

Era Polymers Corporation, an Australian manufacturer specializing in polyurethane chemistry, will open its first industrial facility in the United States, creating 20 new jobs in Gaston County. The company plans to invest $9.2 million in Stanley. “Advanced manufacturers from around the world continue to choose North Carolina as the ideal place to expand,” Gov. Roy…
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11/05/2018

Site Selection Ranks North Carolina No. 2 Best Business Climate for 4th Straight Year

For the fourth consecutive year, North Carolina ranks as the No. 2 state to do business, according to Site Selection magazine. North Carolina scored a total of 99 points across all categories in the 2018 Top State Business Climate Rankings, just two points behind top-ranked Georgia with 101 points. Rounding out the top five spots in…
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10/22/2018

Asheville-Based Maker of Kombucha Tea Adding 28 Jobs at Madison County Brewery

Asheville-based Kombucha Mamas, a locally owned natural beverage company more commonly known as BUCHI, is expanding its facility in Marshall, North Carolina, creating 28 new jobs and investing $2 million  in Madison County initially with plans to invest up to $7 million there over the next three years. Salaries for the new jobs will vary…
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10/22/2018

Automotive Manufacturer Enforge Adding 44 Jobs, Doubling Its Stanly County Workforce

Enforge, a manufacturer of steel-formed suspension and steering assemblies for automotive companies, is adding 44 new jobs at its Albemarle plant, adding hot forging capabilities in a $4 million expansion that will more than double its workforce in Stanly County. Enforge, a subsidiary of Angstrom Automotive Group located in  Grand Rapids, Michigan, produces control arms, suspension…
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