Press Releases

Manufacturer to Expand in Rowan County

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 5:45 PM

New York Air Brake, LLC (NYAB), a global manufacturer of innovative train control systems for the railroad industry, will expand operations at its Premtec Division in Rowan County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to create 28 jobs and invest over $1 million in its plant in Salisbury in conjunction with a grant from the state’s One North Carolina Fund. Long term, the company intends to add as many as 40 jobs at the facility.

Governor Cooper Helps Windsor Recover from 2016 Hurricane

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 10:45 AM

Governor Roy Cooper today issued a state disaster declaration to help the town of Windsor recover from damages caused by Tropical Storm Julia last September. The declaration makes state funds available to help cover the costs of removing debris, providing emergency protective services and repairing local roads and bridges.

Governor Cooper Announces 200 New Jobs as Albemarle Corporation expands in North Carolina

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 3:45 PM

Albemarle Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company, will add 200 jobs in North Carolina, Governor Cooper announced today. In Cleveland County, the company will add 170 new jobs and invest $10.5 million over five years with a project facilitated in part by a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG). The company also plans to continue to grow its corporate headquarters in Charlotte by adding 30 jobs and plans to increase its investment in Cleveland County to a total of $20 million. 

Gov. Cooper Helps Launch Face to Face Re-Entry Initiative

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 2:45 PM

Today, Governor Cooper participated in the launch of the Face to Face initiative, a national call to action sponsored by the Council of State Governments encouraging policymakers to personally engage with the people who are closest to the correctional system. Governors from across the country and both sides of the aisle are participating in today’s national effort.

Gov. Cooper Appoints New Members to Boards and Commissions

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 6:15 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today announced 32 additional appointments to North Carolina boards and commissions, including the North Carolina Veterans Affairs Commission, the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities, and the North Carolina Historical Commission. 

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