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

Jan 8, 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...

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

Jan 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...

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EDPNC Export Assistance Supported

Feb 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...

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Gene Therapy Innovator AveXis Plans 200-Job Expansion at Research Triangle Park

Feb 18, 2019

Gene Therapy Innovator AveXis Plans 200-Job Expansion at Research Triangle Park

AveXis, a leading gene therapy company developing treatments for rare and life-threatening neurological diseases, has announced it will launch a 200-job expansion of the manufacturing center it located in Durham...

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Health-Care Products Maker BestCo Adding 141 New Jobs in $47.5M Expansion in Mooresville

Feb 20, 2019

Health-Care Products Maker BestCo Adding 141 New Jobs in $47.5M Expansion in Mooresville

BestCo, a manufacturer of lozenges, dietary supplements and other over-the counter health care products, plans to invest $47.5 million in an expansion of its facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, creating...

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Health Insurer Aetna Adding 300 Jobs in High Point

Feb 21, 2019

Health Insurer Aetna Adding 300 Jobs in High Point

Aetna, a CVS Health business, is growing its presence in North Carolina and will add more than 300 new employees in High Point by the end of 2020. The business...

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Cancer Therapy Researcher Cellectis Locating 200-Job Plant in Raleigh

Mar 8, 2019

Cancer Therapy Researcher Cellectis Locating 200-Job Plant in Raleigh

French firm Cellectis, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing cancer treatments based on gene-edited T-cells, has selected Raleigh, North Carolina, for its first U.S. commercial-scale manufacturing facility, with plans to create...

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Cellectis Joins Growing List of NC Gene-Therapy Manufacturers

Mar 25, 2019

Cellectis Joins Growing List of NC Gene-Therapy Manufacturers

North Carolina’s prominence in the global gene therapy race has taken another leap forward. Paris-based biotechnology company Cellectis recently announced plans to invest nearly $70 million and create 200 jobs...

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Grady-White Boats Grows with Support of State Partners

Apr 2, 2019

Grady-White Boats Grows with Support of State Partners

Grady-White Boats got its start in the Old Star Tobacco Warehouse No. 2 on Albemarle Avenue in Greenville, North Carolina. The company was founded in 1959 by entrepreneur Don White...

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EDPNC Trade Support Helps ImmunoReagents Increase Foreign Sales

Apr 3, 2019

EDPNC Trade Support Helps ImmunoReagents Increase Foreign Sales

Antibodies are Y-shaped molecules produced by the immune system’s plasma cells that have the ability to neutralize toxins and pathogens like bacteria or viruses. They were originally described in the...

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Wipes Manufacturer Pacon Creating 300 Jobs in Brunswick County

Apr 5, 2019

Wipes Manufacturer Pacon Creating 300 Jobs in Brunswick County

New Jersey-based Pacon Manufacturing Corporation, a contract manufacturer of wipes, pads and liquids, has selected the North Carolina town of Navassa in Brunswick County for its new plant, creating 299...

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German Pharma Manufacturer Tops Off $100M Expansion in Wilson

Apr 9, 2019

German Pharma Manufacturer Tops Off $100M Expansion in Wilson

Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company based in Germany, hosted a topping off ceremony last week to celebrate the $100 million expansion of its pharmaceutical manufacturing campus in Wilson,...

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North Carolina Companies Bring in Record $2.7B in Venture Funding in 2018

Apr 9, 2019

North Carolina Companies Bring in Record $2.7B in Venture Funding in 2018

North Carolina-based high-growth companies raised a record-setting $2.7 billion in venture funding in 2018, a 144 percent increase over 2017, according to the Durham-based Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED). The...

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EDPNC Road Show Connects Nearly 70 Businesses with Exporting Experts

Apr 11, 2019

EDPNC Road Show Connects Nearly 70 Businesses with Exporting Experts

North Carolina’s internationally based trade representatives recently traveled to communities stretching from Boone to Wilmington to meet individually with nearly 70 businesses that want to grow their revenue through exporting....

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EDPNC Annual Report: Growing Industry, Exports, Tourism Revenue and More

Apr 23, 2019

EDPNC Annual Report: Growing Industry, Exports, Tourism Revenue and More

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) recently released its annual report for 2018, marking the state’s second-best year in a decade for the number of new jobs attached...

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Sushi Rice Innovator Adds New Flavor to Granville County's Industry Mix

May 6, 2019

Sushi Rice Innovator Adds New Flavor to Granville County's Industry Mix

When innovative startup RiceWrap Foods announced in 2018 that it was locating a $9.9 million processing plant expected to create 305 new jobs in Butner, it was a big win...

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Recruiter Focuses on Promising Sector of Value-Added Food Processing

May 6, 2019

Recruiter Focuses on Promising Sector of Value-Added Food Processing

In January 2017, Laura Lee joined the EDPNC to fill a new position focused on recruiting food and beverage manufacturing operations, particularly value-added processors using local crops in their final...

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New India Office Will Fuel Foreign Investment in North Carolina

Apr 25, 2019

New India Office Will Fuel Foreign Investment in North Carolina

After several years of significant growth for Indian investment in the state, in 2018 the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina opened its first overseas office committed to identifying and...

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Pet Supply Retailer Chewy Building 1,200-Job Distribution Center in Salisbury

Apr 17, 2019

Pet Supply Retailer Chewy Building 1,200-Job Distribution Center in Salisbury

Chewy, a leading online pet-supply retailer, has selected Rowan County in North Carolina for a 700,000-square-foot fulfillment center, with plans to create 1,200 new jobs and invest $55 million over...

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Impact Plastics Expansion Will Add Well-Paying Jobs in Richmond County

Apr 18, 2019

Impact Plastics Expansion Will Add Well-Paying Jobs in Richmond County

Superior Plastics Extrusion Company, Inc., known as Impact Plastics, will expand its manufacturing operations in Richmond County and create 13 jobs. The company will invest $5.3 million in Hamlet. Salaries...

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Strong Partnership Brings Job-Creating Projects to Randolph County

Apr 30, 2019

Strong Partnership Brings Job-Creating Projects to Randolph County

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina’s work with Randolph County illustrates how a strong local and state partnership supports the growth of smaller manufacturers located in rural communities. In...

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Report: NC's Life Sciences Sector Has Grown 33% since 2008

May 1, 2019

Report: NC's Life Sciences Sector Has Grown 33% since 2008

The newly published report “2018: Evidence and Opportunity: Impact of Life Sciences in North Carolina” is a fascinating story of transformation. It also marks the 10th anniversary of the North...

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Chief Executive Magazine Again Ranks North Carolina a Top 5 State for Business

May 6, 2019

Chief Executive Magazine Again Ranks North Carolina a Top 5 State for Business

North Carolina ranks No. 4 in the nation among the top-performing states in Chief Executive magazine’s 2019 Best and Worst States for Business survey. Chief Executive surveyed CEOs across the...

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North Carolina Tourism Fuels Record Related Employment and Visitor Spending

May 8, 2019

North Carolina Tourism Fuels Record Related Employment and Visitor Spending

North Carolina tourism generated record visitor spending in 2018 with a total of $25.3 billion. The 5.6 percent increase from 2017 was North Carolina’s largest percentage growth in travel and...

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Window Manufacturer Pella Locating $20M Plant, 124 New Jobs in Reidsville

May 8, 2019

Window Manufacturer Pella Locating $20M Plant, 124 New Jobs in Reidsville

Pella Corporation, a leading manufacturer of window and door products for residential and commercial use, will create 124 jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Rockingham County. The company will...

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Flooring Industry Supplier Loba-Wakol Adding Distribution Center and 24 Jobs in Wadesboro

May 9, 2019

Flooring Industry Supplier Loba-Wakol Adding Distribution Center and 24 Jobs in Wadesboro

Loba-Wakol, a supplier to the wood and resilient flooring industry, will expand its operations in North Carolina, establishing a new distribution and warehouse facility in Anson County and creating 24...

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Business Link NC: A Look at Two of 23,000 Cases of Supporting Entrepreneurs

May 10, 2019

Business Link NC: A Look at Two of 23,000 Cases of Supporting Entrepreneurs

When Doug Watson decided he wanted to leave a 20-plus year career as a corporate accountant to open a small shop and tasting room selling fine olive oils, balsamic vinegars,...

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New Dubai Office Helps NC Businesses Increase Sales in the Middle East

May 14, 2019

New Dubai Office Helps NC Businesses Increase Sales in the Middle East

When Saudi Arabia began surpassing other countries among North Carolina’s top export markets, it accelerated the EDPNC’s interest in opening the state’s first overseas office dedicated to helping Tar Heel...

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Vehicle Maker E-N-G Locating 60-Job Manufacturing Facility in Fayetteville

May 16, 2019

Vehicle Maker E-N-G Locating 60-Job Manufacturing Facility in Fayetteville

E-N-G Mobile Systems, a maker of specialized vehicles, will create 60 jobs as it locates its first East Coast design and manufacturing operation in Fayetteville, North Carolina. E-N-G, which is...

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EDPNC Receives Nation’s Top Award for Supporting U.S. Exports

May 23, 2019

EDPNC Receives Nation’s Top Award for Supporting U.S. Exports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2019 CARY, N.C. – The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) today received the nation’s highest recognition for an organization contributing significantly to increasing...

Oct 27, 2024

SEUS Japan 2024

Grow your Japanese business connections this October when the Southeast U.S./Japan Conference comes to Charlotte. none 20241027 SEUS Japan 2024 Sunday, Oct. 27 – Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2024 Grow your...

Jun 13, 2024

Export Education | HTS/Schedule B Classification | Webinar

Export Education | HTS/Schedule B Classification June 13, 2024 10:00 am to noon EST Webinar none 20240613 Join us Thursday, June 13 for a webinar to help you understand how...

May 21, 2024

Export Education | How to File an EEI via ACE | Webinar

Export Education | How to File an EEI via ACE Tuesday, May 21, 2024 10:00 am to noon EST Webinar none 20240521 Join us for a free webinar to learn...

May 22, 2024

Automotive Engineering Exposition

Automotive Engineering Exposition May 22-24, 2024 Yokohama, Japan none 20240522 Held May 22-24 in Yokohama, Japan, Automotive Engineering Exposition 2024 is an automotive industry-wide engineering show that includes everything from...

Jun 4, 2024

INDEX Dubai

IDEX Dubai June 4-6, 2024 Dubai, UAE none 20240604 INDEX Dubai is the ultimate meeting place for the interior design and fit-out industry, featuring 33,000 visitors, 400+ exhibitors and 100+...

Jun 13, 2024

Furniture Manufacturing Expo

Furniture Manufacturing Expo June 13-14 Hickory, NC none 20240613 Furniture Manufacturing Expo is the opportunity to take part in the only trade show in North America showcasing the largest gathering...

Jun 17, 2024

Eurosatory

Eurosatory June 17-21 Paris, France none 20240617 Eurosatory is the leading event for the homeland security and defense industries, hosting all the major players in a spirit of innovation, business...

Sep 4, 2024

SEMICON Taiwan

SEMICON Taiwan September 4-6 Taipei, Taiwan none 20240904 SEMICON Taiwan brings together more than 950 major manufacturers of semiconductors from around the world and hosting more than 20 international forums....

Nov 11, 2024

MEDICA

MEDICA November 11-14 Dusseldorf, Germany none 20241111 MEDICA in Düsseldorf is one of the largest medical B2B trade fairs in the world, hosting more than 5,300 exhibitors from almost 70...

Dec 9, 2024

Advanced Automotive Battery Conference

Advanced Automotive Battery Conference December 9-12 Las Vegas, NV none 20241209 Automotive Battery Conference (ABC) was founded more than twenty years ago to review the status of automotive battery technology...

Jan 27, 2025

Arab Health

Arab Health January 27-30, 2025 Dubai, UAE none 20250127 Arab Health is the Middle East’s largest healthcare trade event and its reputation as a premier healthcare trade show is a...

May 29, 2024

Export Coffee Talk | How to Market Your Business | Webinar

Export Coffee Talk | How to Market Your Business Wednesday, May 29 10-11am Webinar none 20240529 Join us for our next Export Coffee Talk on May 29 from 10-11am EST...

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2020 Annual Report
2020 Annual Report

The EDPNC, along with the entire state, faced unprecedented headwinds in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 North Carolina International Trade Report
2020 North Carolina International Trade Report

EDPNC’s International Trade Division assisted 633 companies with exporting in 2020.

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2021 Annual Report
2021 Annual Report

Despite COVID-19 and other challenges the state faced, North Carolina's economic development community sustained a path of growth and success in 2021.

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2021 North Carolina International Trade Report
2021 North Carolina International Trade Report

EDPNC’s International Trade Division assisted 629 companies with exporting in 2021.

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2022 Annual Report
2022 Annual Report

North Carolina has once again had a record-breaking year in economic development.

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2022 North Carolina International Trade Report
2022 North Carolina International Trade Report

EDPNC’s International Trade Division assisted 539 companies with exporting in 2022.

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2023 Annual Report
2023 Annual Report

America's Top State for Business wraps up 2023 with $3.09 billion in capital investment and 6,888 new jobs for North Carolina.

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2023 North Carolina Economic Development Guide
2023 North Carolina Economic Development Guide

The 2023 Economic Development Guide takes a look at the businesses, industries and people that make North Carolina strong.

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Aerospace Brochure
Aerospace Brochure

North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation, continues to innovate and propel the aerospace industry to new frontiers.

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Automotive Brochure
Automotive Brochure

The state’s robust automotive supplier network, is just one reason leading automobile companies locate here.

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Brazil Country Profile
Brazil Country Profile

The strategic east coast location and unbeatable quality of life are just a few reasons why Brazilian companies are locating to North Carolina.

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Canada Country Profile
Canada Country Profile

North Carolina's excellent business environment and robust talent pipeline are just a few reasons why Canadian are investing in the state.

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China Country Profile
China Country Profile

North Carolina’s emphasis on manufacturing and clean energy has attracted several Chinese companies to start their American operations and are inviting many others to do the same.

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Clean Energy Brochure
Clean Energy Brochure

North Carolina s leading the charge to a clean energy future.

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Clean Energy White Paper
Clean Energy White Paper

As the costs of fossil fuels rise to the highest levels in decades, businesses are seeking cost effective and sustainable energy solutions.

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Community Investment Report, Q1 2023
Community Investment Report, Q1 2023

In Q1 2023, North Carolina’s economic development community reported 28 economic development projects across the state.

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Community Investment Report, Q2 2023
Community Investment Report, Q2 2023

In Q2 2023, North Carolina’s economic development community reported 39 economic development projects across the state.

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Community Investment Report, Q3 2023
Community Investment Report, Q3 2023

In Q3 2023, North Carolina’s economic development community reported 34 economic development projects across the state.

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Community Investment Report, Q4 2023
Community Investment Report, Q4 2023

In Q4 2023, North Carolina’s economic development community reported 41 economic development projects across the state.

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Defense Brochure
Defense Brochure

North Carolina is honored to have a long-established military presence.

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Food & Beverage Brochure
Food & Beverage Brochure

North Carolina is home to over 1,000 food and beverage manufacturing operations.

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France Country Profile
France Country Profile

As one of North Carolina’s top trading partners, French companies have come to America for many reasons, such as the state’s emphasis on innovation and technology.

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Germany Country Profile
Germany Country Profile

German culture is ingrained in North Carolina. The state’s location, infrastructure, and apprenticeship programs are motivating factors for German companies to start operations in the US.

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India Country Profile
India Country Profile

North Carolina’s infrastructure, location, and commitment to the manufacturing industry have made it a prime destination for Indian companies to establish themselves in the United States.

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Israel Country Profile
Israel Country Profile

Israeli companies value North Carolina for its strategic location and infrastructure, but especially for its status as a hub of innovative industry.

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Italy Country Profile
Italy Country Profile

North Carolina’s immense manufacturing industry, coupled with its advanced infrastructure and strategic location, make the state especially attractive for Italian companies.

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Japan Country Profile
Japan Country Profile

As North Carolina’s leading capital investor, Japan has known about the state’s prime business opportunities, especially in the technology and research sectors.

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Korea Country Profile
Korea Country Profile

North Carolina’s strategic location and emphasis on manufacturing and clean energy have made it an ideal state for Korean companies to establish American operations.

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Life Sciences Brochure
Life Sciences Brochure

From the mountains to the coast, North Carolina is committed to being a global life sciences leader.

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Mexico Country Profile
Mexico Country Profile

North Carolina's strategic location on the east coast, along with its exceptional workforce, are just a few reasons why Mexican companies invest in the state.

Testimonial
North Carolina Home Builders Association
North Carolina Home Builders Association

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Rick Hendrick | Accelerating the Automotive Industry
Rick Hendrick | Accelerating the Automotive Industry

North Carolina’s established infrastructure and world-class education is accelerating growth of an automotive industry. Rick Hendrick, chairman and CEO of Hendrick Automotive Group, and owner of Hendrick Motorsports, describes why...

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Lynn Good | Committed to Clean Energy
Lynn Good | Committed to Clean Energy

North Carolina has long been a leader in renewable energy, and its commitment to clean energy is one of the many things that make the Tar Heel State an attractive...

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Ward Nye | A Skilled and Educated Workforce
Ward Nye | A Skilled and Educated Workforce

North Carolina’s world-class education and infrastructure serve as foundation for a skilled workforce and long-term growth. Ward Nye, chairman and CEO of Martin Marietta, describes why North Carolina is perfectly...

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NC at a Glance Let Your Business Thrive in North Carolina #3 Fastest-Growing State in the Country 5.2M Employees in Our Labor Force 5% Lower Cost of Living Than the...

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Business Climate It Costs Less to Do More in North Carolina #1 Best Business Climate 2.5% Lowest Corporate Tax Rate and Falling Top 10 Best Tax Climate 21240 Low Cost...

Workforce & Education

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Clean Energy

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Incentives

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0 Incentives In addition to having the lowest corporate tax rate in the US, the state offers targeted, performance-based programs to help businesses grow in North Carolina. North Carolina Incentives...