North Carolina

Development News | October 22, 2019
NC: Industrial Hemp Processor Locates in Columbus Co., to Hire 30   

Carolina Botanicals, a company formed to process industrial hemp, will create 30 jobs as it establishes operations in Columbus County, N.C. More>>

Development News | October 21, 2019
NC: Rural Areas Receive Infrastructure Grants, Adding Another 449 Jobs   

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 24 grant requests to local governments totaling $7,799,500. More>>

Development News | October 17, 2019
NC: Textile Manufacturer to Invest $5 Million in Eden, Adding 85 Jobs   

Gildan Yarns, a yarn-spinning company, will create 85 jobs in Rockingham County, N.C., investing $5 million to revamp and operate a new yarn spinning... More>>

Development News | September 30, 2019
NC: Wegmans Opens First North Carolina Store, to Employ 475   

Wegmans opened its 100th supermarket on Sept. 29, entering North Carolina, its seventh state. It's Wegmans first store in the state. More>>

Development News | September 18, 2019
NC: Indian Automotive Machining to Locate in Lee County, Hiring 156   

Kalyani Precision Machining will build a new high-precision machine shop in Lee County, creating 156 jobs over five years. More>>

Development News | September 9, 2019
NC: Transportation Co. to Invest $4.7M in Rocky Mount, Create 96 Jobs   

FFE Transportation Services, a temperature-controlled carrier, will create 96 new jobs in Nash County, investing $4.7 million. More>>

Development News | September 6, 2019
NC: Merck Selects Durham and Wilson Counties for New Projects   

Biopharmaceutical manufacturer Merck will invest more than $650 million and create more than 400 jobs in North Carolina. More>>

Development News | August 30, 2019
NC: Kitsbow Moving Manufacturing Facility to Asheville   

In addition to relocating before the end of 2019, Kitsbow is planning to earn 95 percent of its revenue from products made onshore by 2021. More>>

Development News | August 23, 2019
NC: Equipment Manufacturer Expands in Pasquotank Co., Creating 90 Jobs   

Hockmeyer Equipment Corp. will create 90 new jobs as it expands its operations in Pasquotank County, investing $6 million in Elizabeth City. More>>

Article | August 22, 2019
Light Manufacturing Provides a Heavy Lift for Economic Development   

Light manufacturing’s impact throughout the U.S. is anything but featherweight. To attract and retain businesses in light manufacturing,... More>>