Business

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces Apple Will Create 3,000 Jobs in Wake County

Contact: David Rhoades

Monday, April 26, 2021

Apple has selected North Carolina’s Research Triangle region as the location for its newest research and development campus and will create 3,000 jobs in Wake County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. Apple plans to invest more than $1 billion in the state by 2032.

Earlier today, Governor Cooper, Senator President Pro Tempore Phil Berger, Senator Dan Blue, Speaker Tim Moore and Representative Robert Reives issued this statement:

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 00:00

Cummins-Meritor Selects Henderson County for a Second Expansion of its Largest North American Manufacturing Plant

Cummins-Meritor to expand its manufacturing facility in Henderson County, N.C. with $17 million investment

Contact: Governor's Press Office

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Cummins-Meritor to expand its manufacturing facility in Henderson County, N.C. with $17 million investment

Monday, September 19, 2022 - 00:00

Medical Sterilizing Company to Build a Major Facility in Burlington with a $60 Million Investment

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Monday, September 19, 2022

SteriTek, a contract sterilizer, will create 50 new jobs in Alamance County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $59.9 million to build an East Coast sterilization facility in Burlington.

“SteriTek’s new facility in Alamance County is a great addition to our already thriving biotechnology and life sciences industry,” said Governor Cooper. “Companies value our central location, skilled talent, and thriving life science ecosystem as they execute their strategies here in North Carolina.”

Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 00:00

SunTree Snack Foods Selects Wayne County for East Coast Operations

Contact: Governor's Press Office

Thursday, September 15, 2022

SunTree Snack Foods will create 94 new jobs in Wayne County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $10.1 million to establish an East Coast manufacturing site in Goldsboro.

“SunTree Snacks has made a great decision to establish an East Coast headquarters in Wayne County,” said Governor Cooper. “Our quality of life, affordability, and manufacturing workforce continues to attract businesses from across the globe.”

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 00:00

Materials Manufacturer to Locate $10 Million Facility to Robeson County

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

BIOPHIL Natural Fibers, a manufacturer of organic raw materials, will create 41 new jobs in Robeson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest more than $10.9 million to locate a new processing operation to Lumberton.

“North Carolina is the perfect place for BioPhil as our economy is deeply rooted in agriculture and manufacturing," said Governor Cooper. “With their commitment to sustainability and renewables, we believe this company will find great success in Robeson County.”

Friday, September 9, 2022 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces Wolfspeed Selects North Carolina for 445 Acre Manufacturing Campus

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Friday, September 09, 2022

Wolfspeed, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Silicon Carbide semiconductors, will create more than 1,800 new jobs in Chatham County by 2030, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will construct a manufacturing campus for the production of Silicon Carbide materials with an investment of approximately $5 billion over the next eight years in the Town of Siler City.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 00:00

Live Oak Bank to Add 200 New Jobs in New Hanover County with a $25 Million Expansion in Wilmington

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Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Live Oak Bank, a digitally-focused bank, will create 204 new jobs in New Hanover County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $25 million in Wilmington to expand its campus and workforce to support the financial needs of American small business owners.

“The best recruiters for our state are North Carolina companies,” said Governor Cooper. “Live Oak Bank is expanding here because its leaders know how much our talented workforce and quality of life mean to their success and North Carolina’s.”

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces Battery Manufacturer Will Create More Than 130 Jobs in Alamance County

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Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Sunlight Batteries USA Inc., a manufacturer of lithium-ion and other high-performance batteries, will invest $40 million to expand its North Carolina operations into Alamance County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will create more than 130 jobs in its new facility in Mebane.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 00:00

Investments in Main Street Communities Grow to $4.5 Billion

Contact: Patrice Bethea

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Designated North Carolina Main Street and Small Town Main Street communities received more than $439.9 million in local private and public investment, welcomed more than 300 new businesses and 1,900 new jobs to its downtown districts during Fiscal Year 2021-2022, the N.C. Main Street and Rural Planning Center announced today.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces Biotech Manufacturing Equipment Company ABEC Will Create 251 Jobs in Wilson County

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

ABEC, Inc., a global leader providing engineered process solutions and services for biotech manufacturing will create 251 jobs in Wilson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $11 million in the City of Wilson to establish another ISO-7 cleanroom and increase single-use disposable container (DC) manufacturing capacity for its Custom Single Run (CSR®) biomanufacturing solutions.