Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Biochemtex will be locating its new cellulosic biofuels production operations in Sampson County. The company and its partners plan to create 65 new jobs and invest approximately $200 million over the next three years.
A drone technology company is expanding its operations in Cumberland County, creating 32 jobs with average salaries of $85,000 a year. Bosh Global Services has had an office in Fayetteville since 2009, where it now employs 10 people. The company provides technical and operational services for unmanned aerial vehicles. It also makes the systems that analyze the data they collect.
ELIZABETHTOWN - Transitioning to a public-private partnership is the best way to direct business and industry to southeastern North Carolina, say leaders of a newly formed economic development group.
Elizabethtown, N.C. – November 5, 2013. Business leaders from across southeastern North Carolina have taken the lead in sustaining the mission and programming of North Carolina’s Southeast, an economic development organization created by the state nearly 20 years ago. In late September the board of directors of the Southeastern North Carolina Regional Economic Development Commission approved a plan to transition itself to a private non-profit corporation. The Southeastern Partnership, which will assume all operations of the Commission effective July 1, 2014, unites private-sector leaders from across the economic region.
Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that RC Creations, LLC, a seafood processing company, will establish a new facility in Pender County. The company plans to create 120 new jobs and invest more than $25 million by the end of 2017.
Talent and capital are two of the limiting factors for contract research and clinical research companies in the Wilmington area, according to panelists who spoke about their industry at Thursday’s Outlook conference at University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Flo-Tite Valve Controls and sister company Titan Flow Control will be expanding their manufacturing operations in Robeson County.
Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Gildan Yarns, LLC, a subsidiary of Gildan Activewear Inc., will expand its existing yarn spinning manufacturing facilities in Bladen and Rowan counties and establish a new yarn spinning facility in Davie County.
The Mid-Atlantic Industrial Rail Park at the border with Columbus County has become only the 12th spot in a 23-state service area to earn the CSX rail company’s “Select Site” designation, awarded to industrial parks that essentially have all the infrastructural and situational goods that large prospects are looking for.
By the time his new office building opened grandly Thursday night in Wilmington, Jeff Gallop was already comfortably settled behind a clean, wraparound desk and plenty of personal identity, like the hockey memorabilia that made the place homey.