Jobs/Economy

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 00:00

Manufacturer of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Selects Durham County for New Production Facility Kempower will invest $41 million and create 300 jobs

Kempower Inc., a manufacturer of charging stations for electric vehicles, will create more than 300 jobs as it locates a new manufacturing facility in Durham County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.
Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Kempower Inc., a manufacturer of charging stations for electric vehicles, will create more than 300 jobs as it locates a new manufacturing facility in Durham County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Friday, January 27, 2023 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Encourages Eligible North Carolinians to Claim Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on Federal Taxes to Access Full Benefits Research shows millions of dollars in eligible credits go unclaimed each year

Today, Governor Cooper joined the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service in recognizing January 27 as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day to encourage eligible North Carolinians to claim the tax credit on their upcoming federal taxes.
Friday, January 27, 2023

Today, Governor Cooper joined the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service in recognizing January 27 as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day to encourage eligible North Carolinians to claim the tax credit on their upcoming federal taxes.

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 00:00

ICYMI: Business Facilities Magazine Names North Carolina State of the Year for Economic Development For the second time in three years, Business Facilities magazine has recognized North Carolina for its record number of investments in the state and jobs created

After a historic year for job announcements and investments, North Carolina has been named the “State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine.
Thursday, January 05, 2023

After a historic year for job announcements and investments, North Carolina has been named the “State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine.

Monday, December 19, 2022 - 00:00

27 North Carolina Communities Receive $42.3 Million in Neighborhood Revitalization Grants

Monday, December 19, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Commerce awarded 30 Community Development Block Grant - Neighborhood Revitalization (CDBG-NR) fund requests to 27 local governments totaling $42.3 million. The requests will provide housing and public improvements for low- and moderate-income North Carolinians.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 00:00

Rural Transformation Grants Awarded to Boost Local Economies $19.7 million from federal American Rescue Plan awarded for rural economic development

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that 42 local governments in rural areas across the state have been awarded grants from the Rural Transformation Grant Fund, supporting rural economic development projects in North Carolina.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that 42 local governments in rural areas across the state have been awarded grants from the Rural Transformation Grant Fund, supporting rural economic development projects in North Carolina.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 00:00

Healthcare Packaging Company Selects Forsyth County for its First Flexible Packaging Operation in North America

Nelipak Corporation (d/b/a Nelipak Healthcare Packaging), a leading global healthcare packaging manufacturer, will initially invest at least $11.8 million to establish a flexible packaging production site in Winston-Salem, announced Governor Roy Cooper.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Nelipak Corporation (d/b/a Nelipak Healthcare Packaging), a leading global healthcare packaging manufacturer, will initially invest at least $11.8 million to establish a flexible packaging production site in Winston-Salem, announced Governor Roy Cooper.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 00:00

Biotechnology Company Selects Durham for a $40 Million Investment Catalent will create 200 new jobs in Durham County

Catalent, a leading global development and manufacturing partner to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and consumer health industries, will create more than 200 new jobs in Durham County over the next five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Catalent, a leading global development and manufacturing partner to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and consumer health industries, will create more than 200 new jobs in Durham County over the next five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces 200 New Jobs as Albemarle Corporation Expands in Mecklenburg County Global specialty chemicals company will locate an advanced materials research site in Charlotte

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), the global specialty chemicals company headquartered in Charlotte, will expand and create at least 200 jobs in Mecklenburg County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. 
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), the global specialty chemicals company headquartered in Charlotte, will expand and create at least 200 jobs in Mecklenburg County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. 

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces Food Tech Company to Build First Large-Scale Production Facility with $123 Million Investment in Wilson

Future Meat Technologies Inc. d/b/a Believer Meats, a cultivated meat company, will create up to 100 new jobs in Wilson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.
Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Future Meat Technologies Inc. d/b/a Believer Meats, a cultivated meat company, will create up to 100 new jobs in Wilson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces Alamance Foods Will Expand and Create 135 Jobs Food manufacturer will invest $42 million in Burlington

Alamance Foods, Inc., a manufacturer of a variety of consumer food products, will invest $42 million to expand its North Carolina operations in Alamance County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. 
Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Alamance Foods, Inc., a manufacturer of a variety of consumer food products, will invest $42 million to expand its North Carolina operations in Alamance County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.