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Aluminum Can Manufacturer to Significantly Expand Capacity through Investment in Winston-Salem

Friday, May 21, 2021 9:14 AM

Ardagh Group (NYSE:ARD), a global supplier of sustainable, infinitely recyclable, metal and glass packaging, will add 94 new jobs in Forsyth County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest at least $195 million to expand its current beverage can metal manufacturing facility in Winston-Salem. Further, the new jobs will be at a prevailing wage of at least 130% of the local average.

Governor Offers Reward for Information on Hertford County Murder

Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:05 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Armin Trevon Cherry, age 20. 

Major Boat Manufacturer White River Marine Group Acquires Legendary Hatteras Brand, Will Launch New Operations with a Target to Employ 500 Jobs in Craven County

Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:42 PM

White River Marine Group, LLC, a leading manufacturer of recreational boats, will open a manufacturing facility in Craven County, with a target of 500 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will make a significant investment in New Bern, creating its first coastal manufacturing site and adding Hatteras to its portfolio of well-known brands.

Leading Cell Therapy Biotech Company Chooses Research Triangle for its North American R&D and Manufacturing Facility

Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:50 AM

CARsgen Therapeutics Corporation, an innovative biotechnology company pursuing medicines to treat cancer will create approximately 200 jobs and invest $157 million in Durham, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company’s selection of the Research Triangle area will establish its first biomanufacturing site in North America. CARsgen Therapeutics currently has its U.S. clinical development operations in Houston, Texas.

Food Distribution Company to Add 40 New Jobs in Duplin County

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 3:04 PM

eGourmet Solutions Inc., an online temperature-controlled logistics and supply chain company, will add 40 new jobs in Duplin County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $500,000 to expand and upgrade the current distribution center in Wallace.

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