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Silicon Carbide production

North Carolina Lands World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Materials Facility

Over the next eight years, Wolfspeed expects to create approximately 1,800 jobs at its new Silicon Carbide Materials manufacturing facility in Chatham County, NC.
Eastern Fence North Carolina

Fence Maker, Logistics Company To Invest $26.5M In North Carolina

Port City Logistics will invest $16 million in New Hanover County, NC; Eastern Fence will spend $10.5 million in Rowan County.
Utz North Carolina

Food Companies To Bring 138 New Jobs To North Carolina

In North Carolina, Utz Brands will create 115 new jobs in Kings Mountain, while D’Artagnan will create 23 new jobs in Granville County.

Four Expanding Companies To Invest More Than $104M In North Carolina

In North Carolina, four expansion projects announced in the past week will bring a total of more than 530 new jobs to Cabarrus, Gaston, Nash and Scotland counties.
North Carolina Corporate Expansions

North Carolina Corporate Expansions To Create More Than 250 Jobs

Nucor will invest $350M in Davidson County, SinnovaTek will invest more than $11M in Nash County.
Macy's China Grove North Carolina

Macy’s To Create Nearly 2,800 Jobs At New NC Fulfillment Center

Macy's will invest more than $584 million to open a new e-commerce fulfillment center in China Grove, NC.
VinFast VF 9

VinFast Picks North Carolina For $2B Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant

Vietnamese auto maker VinFast will create 7,500 jobs at its first North American electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plant in Chatham County, NC.
Sherwin-Williams Iredell County NC

Sherwin-Williams To Invest $324M In North Carolina Expansion

Paint and coatings manufacturer Sherwin-Williams will create an additional 200 jobs in Iredell County, NC, nearly doubling its current workforce. 
Amazon Fulfillment Center Cumberland County, NC

Amazon, Eli Lilly To Bring 1,100 Jobs To North Carolina

Amazon will establish a distribution center in Cumberland County, NC; Eli Lilly will invest $1B in a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Concord.
Boom Supersonic Aircraft Piedmont Triad International NC

Boom Supersonic Chooses North Carolina For New Manufacturing Plant

Boom Supersonic will manufacture its new supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture, at Piedmont Triad International Airport, creating more than 1,750 jobs.
Wake County, NC

Science 37 To Relocate HQ To Research Triangle Region

The clinical research company will create 250 jobs and invest $1.5 million at its new Wake County, NC corporate headquarters.
electric vehicle battery plants

Two New EV Battery Plants To Create 1,900 Jobs In North Carolina

In total, Toyota and Arrival will invest more than $13 billion to establish their electric vehicle battery plants in Randolph County and Charlotte.
Toyota electric vehicle

EV Growth Is Coming. Are You Ready?

Toyota’s expansion into North Carolina will not be the auto industry’s last.
CCL Label

North Carolina Sees Investments In Food Processing, Manufacturing

Packaging manufacturer CCL Label Inc. and frozen food company Meel Corp are both expanding into North Carolina, bringing millions in investments to the state.
Governor Roy Cooper

North Carolina Governor’s Report: Aiming To Stay On Top

North Carolina isn’t resting on its laurels as Business Facilities' 2020 State of the Year. With a thriving tech talent pool and a commitment to an equity-driven recovery, Gov. Roy Cooper aims to defend the crown.
September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
North Carolina

Job Development Grants Drive Investment In North Carolina

Incentives provided by North Carolina Economic Investment Committee lead to upwards of $150 million in investment in manufacturing, software industries.
Pitt County, NC

Thermo Fisher Scientific Investing $154M In North Carolina

The expansion will increase Thermo Fisher Scientific's manufacturing capacity and create 290 additional jobs in Pitt County, NC.
Nash County, NC

Crump Group To Create 160 Jobs In North Carolina

The Crump Group, a Canadian pet treats manufacturer, will invest $13.2M to establish its first U.S. production facility in Nash County, NC. 
Cabarrus County, NC

$740M Beverage Campus To Be Built In Cabarrus County, NC

In the largest economic development announcement in Cabarrus County, NC history, Red Bull and Rauch North America will create more than 400 jobs at The Grounds at Concord.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.