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EDPNC
02/11/2022

MT. OLIVE PICKLE TO EXPAND IN GOLDSBORO WITH A $35 MILLION INVESTMENT

Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. will create 167 jobs in Wayne County, Governor Roy Cooper announced. The company will invest more than $35 million to expand its manufacturing, warehouse, and distribution operations to Goldsboro. “Some of our very best business recruiters are the existing industries that continue to reinvest in North Carolina,” said Governor Cooper….
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02/09/2022

2021 Governor’s Export Award Winners Announced

Earlier today, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced 8 winners of the 2021 Governor’s Export Awards, ranging from a sportfishing boat manufacturer to a Telecommunications equipment supplier. “North Carolinians make outstanding, high-quality products that are sold in markets around the world,” said Governor Roy Cooper. “The companies we honor today demonstrate the importance of international…
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EDPNC
02/08/2022

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS EXPANSION IN IREDELL COUNTY WILL CREATE 183 JOBS

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW), the well-known global manufacturer of paints and coatings, will create 183 jobs in Iredell County as it expands its facilities in Statesville, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $324 million to significantly expand its manufacturing capacity and establish a larger distribution facility at the site. “Manufacturers choose North…
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EDPNC
01/31/2022

Eli Lilly Selects North Carolina for New Manufacturing Site, Investing $1 Billion and Creating 600 Jobs

CONCORD, N.C. – JAN. 31, 2022 – Eli Lilly and Company, a global health care leader, announced plans to build a new manufacturing site in Concord, North Carolina. The company will invest $1 billion toward the development of a new facility that will create nearly 600 jobs and utilize the latest technology to manufacture parenteral…
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EDPNC
01/28/2022

NORTH CAROLINA ANNOUNCES NEARLY 600 JOBS AS LILLY SELECTS CABARRUS COUNTY FOR MAJOR PHARMACEUTICAL PLANT

ELI LILLY PLANS TO INVEST $1 BILLION TO BUILD NEW MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN CONCORD Eli Lilly and Company, a global healthcare and biopharmaceutical company, plans to invest $1 billion and create nearly 600 new jobs in Cabarrus County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will build a new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Concord, demonstrating again…
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EDPNC
01/27/2022

Boom Supersonic Selects North Carolina for its Aircraft Superfactory

GREENSBORO, N.C. – JAN. 27, 2022 – Boom Supersonic, the company building the world’s fastest and most sustainable supersonic airliner, announced plans to build the Overture Superfactory that will serve as its primary manufacturing and production site in Greensboro, N.C. The new facility, which will be located at Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTI), builds upon…
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EDPNC
01/26/2022

Boom Supersonic To Manufacture Supersonic Aircraft in North Carolina

Boom Supersonic, the high-profile aviation company building modern supersonic airliners for commercial service, will build its manufacturing and final assembly facility in Greensboro, creating more than 1,750 jobs by 2030. The project will bring an investment of more than $500 million through 2030 at a site located at the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Guilford…
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EDPNC
01/21/2022

NEW SMALL BUSINESS GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR NORTH CAROLINA TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has announced new small business grant funds available for North Carolina Technology Companies. Applications are now being accepted for a new round of grantmaking from the One North Carolina Small Business Program, a key source of capital for North Carolina’s emerging technology companies.  The state program works in conjunction…
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EDPNC
12/14/2021

N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority Approves More than $4.1 Million in Funding

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved 16 grant requests to local governments totaling $4,130,000. The requests include commitments to create a total of 718 jobs, 144 of which were previously announced. The public investment in these projects will attract more than $95 million in private investment. “Our rural communities are the backbone…
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12/07/2021

Toyota’s $1.29 Billion Electric Vehicle Battery Plant to Create 1,750 Jobs in North Carolina

Project is testament to state’s growing clean energy economy and leading position in lithium mining, processing and research   RALEIGH, N.C. – DEC. 7, 2021 – Toyota Motor North America announced plans to build a $1.29 billion electric vehicle (EV) battery production facility at the 1,825-acre Greensboro-Randolph Megasite, a KPMG-certified, shovel-ready site featuring the ideal…
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EDPNC
12/06/2021

Toyota to Build First North American Battery Plant in NC

Toyota will build its first North American battery manufacturing plant for a new generation of vehicles in North Carolina, creating at least 1,750 jobs. Toyota will invest $1.29 billion at the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite, strengthening North Carolina’s position as a leader in the nation’s growing, clean energy economy. “It’s tremendous that Toyota has selected North Carolina…
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11/23/2021

MasterBrand Cabinets to Expand in Lenoir County Adding More Than 450 New Jobs

MasterBrand Cabinets, one of the largest cabinet manufacturers in North America, will expand its operations in Lenoir County to create more than 450 jobs over five years. The company will invest more than $13.5 million to expand production capacity at its manufacturing center in Kinston. “It’s great news any time good manufacturing jobs come to…
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