Press Releases

The North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Main Street and Rural Planning Center (the Center) is offering training to downtown small business owners and managers who have businesses in any of the 72 designated N.C.

James M. Pleasants Company Inc. (JMP), a major distributor and sales representative for HVAC, plumbing, and other industrial equipment, will consolidate its Greensboro operations into a new facility, creating 40 jobs over five years, according to the company.

TCOM, a manufacturer of air surveillance systems, will add 25 new jobs in Pasquotank County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will expand its Elizabeth City operation with an investment of $763,000.

Today, employers across the state join Governor Roy Cooper in encouraging investments in quality child care to help businesses recruit and retain talent and develop a thriving economy across the state.

IONNA, LLC, an electric vehicle charging station developer, will create more than 200 jobs in Durham County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest more than $10 million to establish its global headquarters in the City of Durham.

BRIOLF USA LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of the family-run international industrial group Briolf, headquartered in Spain, will locate its first manufacturing center in the United States in Union County, creating 100 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Fifty-one North Carolina communities have received Main Street America™ Accreditation status for 2024, the N.C. Department of Commerce announced today. The National Main Street America Center and its state coordinating partner, the N.C.

Clearly Clean Products, LLC, a packaging manufacturer, will create at least 80 new jobs in Guilford County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will expand its production capacity with a new manufacturing facility in the City of Greensboro.

Amrep Manufacturing Company, a producer of waste collection trucks, will expand its operations, adding 170 jobs and investing more than $21 million in Rowan County, Governor Cooper announced today.

On Wednesday and Thursday, Governor Cooper met with 14 companies in Switzerland as part of an economic development trip, including Syngenta, ABB and Novartis. He also met with the Director of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs Secretary Helene Budliger Artieda.