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Ardagh Group Expands in Forsyth County, to Add 94 Jobs

The Ardagh Group, a global manufacturer of sustainable beverage packaging, will invest $195 million and create 94 new jobs in Forsyth County to expand its largest US can manufacturing facility. The project will add 2 new high-speed can manufacturing lines at the facility on Old Milwaukee Lane along with additional building improvements. Today’s announcement represents… Read more »

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Specialty fabrics maker from Brazil announces expansion in High Point

A global maker of non-woven specialty fabrics headquartered in Brazil has announced it will invest $18 million to expand its manufacturing facility in High Point and create as many as 22 new jobs. Fitesa, whose North American headquarters is in Simpsonville, South Carolina, will install two new lines of machinery at its leased 204,172-square-foot building to make… Read more »

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Amazon Expands in Fayetteville

An Amazon delivery station is coming to Fayetteville and with it comes hundreds of jobs. The jobs will pay a starting wage of $15 per hour and offer benefits on the first day of employment. “Amazon is excited to expand operations into Cumberland County, North Carolina, investing in a new delivery station in Fayetteville,” said… Read more »

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NC Ranks Among Top States in Competitive Corporate Taxes

North Carolina ranks among the nation’s best-performing states overall in a study comparing state corporate tax costs across the country, according to a Tax Foundation report. The distinctive study modeled eight different types of new and mature firms and analyzed what each would pay in state and local taxes in each state. North Carolina ranked… Read more »

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CEO Survey Ranks NC as a Top 5 State for Business

North Carolina now ranks No. 4 among the nation’s top-performing states in the 2021 Best and Worst States for Business survey conducted by Chief Executive magazine. For the latest report, Chief Executive surveyed 383 CEOs across the country in March about their opinions of all 50 states. “Our top-tier ranking in the Chief Executive magazine… Read more »

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NOA Living to Repurpose 128-year-old Burlington building

The old Lakeside Mill in Burlington is coming back to life in Burlington. The building, which dates to 1893, was chosen by NOA Living, a Raleigh-based furniture and design company has for its new showroom and production facility. The company focuses on repurposing old materials and turning them into hand-crafted furniture, carpets, and accessories. Now,… Read more »

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Piedmont Triad Partnership's Stan Kelly: Triad's economic development pipeline has never been busier - http://bizj.us/1qae9g @ptpNC @nc_core @gsochamber @greater_ws @HPEDC @alamancechamber #labor #jobs #hiring #realestate

New #tech investment in #CarolinaCore - “Silicon Valley 3D tech firm relocates to Chatham County, is adding jobs” https://bit.ly/3hKWHMz @chathamedc #econdev @WRALTechWire

“Mike Fox on new role at PTP: 'One of the greatest opportunities to continue to serve our region'” https://bit.ly/3f9imMN #CarolinaCore #econdev

We have prime #industrial #cre here in the #CarolinaCore !
20,000 new jobs expected at Triangle Innovation Point megasite https://bit.ly/3hxA5PN @chathamedc

Winston-Salem is in the spotlight as one of the nation's growing innovative and creative places to live. @Forbes @nc_core @VisitWS
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