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Monday, April 26, 2021 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces Apple Will Create 3,000 Jobs in Wake County Personal technology company will invest $1 billion in North Carolina

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:

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

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.

In 2022, Governor Roy Cooper announced a record number of over 28,300 jobs coming to every corner of the state and CNBC ranked North Carolina as the top state in the country to do business. The Governor also made once-in-a-generation investments focused on strengthening the state’s workforce while leading the transition toward a clean energy economy.

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 00:00

2022: Another Record-Breaking Year for New Jobs and Investment in North Carolina 28,690 new jobs announced with companies set to invest $19.3 billion in the state

Monday, January 09, 2023

Governor Roy Cooper announced 28,690 new jobs in North Carolina in 2022, representing 182 business recruitment, expansion or rural development projects that engaged with the North Carolina Department of Commerce or its team at the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. in 2022.  These projects will bring $19.3 billion of capital investment into the state, marking new all-time highs for economic development performance.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 00:00

Commerce Secretary Announces New Leader for Division of Employment Security

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Today, North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders announced that M. Antwon Keith will serve as the acting Assistant Secretary for the Division of Employment Security (DES). As Assistant Secretary, he will be responsible for the division’s operations, communications and accountability as it administers the state’s unemployment insurance program.

“DES will benefit from the years of leadership experience and wealth of knowledge in the field of unemployment insurance that M. Antwon Keith brings to this position,” said Secretary Sanders.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 00:00

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

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. The company says it will create at least 36 new jobs in Forsyth County and expects to make additional investments and job creation at the site over the next five years.

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

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. The company will establish an advanced materials research and development facility with a minimum project investment of $180 million.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 00:00

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

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.  The company will invest up to $40 million to expand its analytical development and testing business in the City of Durham.

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

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. The company will make an initial investment of more than $123 million to establish its first commercial-scale food manufacturing facility in Wilson. 

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

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. The company will create 135 jobs in Burlington.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces 129 New Jobs as Japanese Housing and Wood Products Company Selects Randolph County Sumitomo Forestry America will invest $19.5 million in Archdale

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Sumitomo Forestry America, Inc., a comprehensive housing and wood products company will create 129 jobs in Randolph County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company, through a new wholly owned subsidiary, will establish a manufacturing facility and invest $19.5 million in Archdale.