Press Releases

Governor Cooper Announces 102 New Jobs in Burke County with VEKA Facility

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 1:29 PM

VEKA has chosen Burke County for its fourth North American facility, creating 102 full-time jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company, a leader in vinyl window profile systems and supplier of fence, deck and rail products, will invest $18 million with this project.

Centers Open to Help Storm Survivors in Mountain Communities

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 12:17 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that Disaster Recovery Centers will open this week to help Caldwell and Wilkes county residents who were affected by storms that struck in late October. The two centers join the already announced Disaster Loan Outreach Center that opens today in Watauga County to provide financial assistance to storm survivors.

Governor Cooper Announces 35 New Jobs with Airgas Facility in Mebane

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 4:06 PM

Airgas USA, LLC will open a new facility in Alamance County that is expected to create 35 jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases will invest approximately $47 million to open an air separation facility in Mebane capable of producing liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon.

Fresenius Kabi to Expand Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in North Carolina

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 10:53 AM

Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company that specializes in medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition, will expand its manufacturing operations in Wilson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The expansion project will bring hundreds of new jobs and more than $100 million in investment to Wilson, where the company currently employs more than 100 people.

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