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Jobs Watch: New Production Facility Brings 138 Jobs To Henderson County PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Friday, 27 February 2015 06:04

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Henderson County has joined the counties that are attracting new jobs, thanks to North Carolina's continuing economic recovery.

RAUMEDIC, Inc. will be locating its first U.S. production facility and headquarters in Henderson County and creating 138 new jobs over the next five years.  The company plans to invest $26.3 million in the town of Mills River. The details come from a statement released by the governor's office.

The average annual salary will be $55,419, significantly higher than the average annual wage of Henderson County, which is $34,256.
 
RAUMEDIC manufactures polymer components for devices and its products are used in the medical and pharmaceutical industries.  It has approximately 580 employees and is part of the REHAU group, a Polymer Specialist, employing 18,000 people worldwide.  
 
The project was made possible in part by a performance-based grant from the One North Carolina Fund of up to $500,000. The One NC Fund provides financial assistance, through local governments, to attract business projects that will stimulate economic activity and create new jobs in the state. Companies receive no money up front and must meet job creation and investment performance standards to qualify for reimbursements. OneNC also requires and are contingent upon local matches. 

 
Jobs Watch: Shalag US To Invest $16 Million In Granville County Town of Oxford PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 06:15

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Get ready, Oxford. Shalag US's expansion of its production facility will bring 40 new jobs to the Granville County town over the next three years as part of the company's $16 mlllion investment.

The average salary is pegged at more than $35,000.

Shalag US is the North American division of Shalag Industries Ltd., an Israel-based company that produces non-woven materials, for the hygienic and wipes markets, according to an announcement from Gov. Pat McCrory's office.

Seventy-four people are currently employed at the facility.
 
The main factor in the Oxford plant expansion is the company's objective to increase its range of products and reach more customers.  The current plant will be enlarged and  specialized equipment added for an additional production line. This enhancement will raise the efficiency of production and work processes, both on the additional manufacturing line as well as on existing lines.  

The project was made possible in part by a performance-based grant from the One North Carolina Fund of up to $100,000.

 
Jobs Watch: Butterball Adding 367 New Jobs In Hoke County PDF Print E-mail
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By Rick Martinez   
Monday, 23 February 2015 06:26

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Hoke County residents will have more economic opportunities over the next three years, thanks to a commitment by Butterball to create 367 new jobs. The company plans to invest $66.75 million in the city of Raeford over the same period.

Job areas likely to impacted include production labor, machine operators, distribution, and warehousing.

Headquartered in Garner, Butterball is the largest producer of turkey products in the U.S., producing more than one billion pounds of turkey each year. Their are distributed throughout the U.S. and in more than 45 countries.

Butterball operates six processing plants located in North Carolina, Arkansas, Illinois and Missouri and employs more than 6,000 people in its plants, farms, hatcheries, feed mills and corporate offices.
 
The project was made possible in part by a performance-based grant from the One North Carolina Fund of up to $150,000. The One NC Fund provides financial assistance, through local governments, to attract business projects that will stimulate economic activity and create new jobs in the state. Companies receive no money up front and must meet job creation and investment performance standards to qualify for grant funds. These grants also require and are contingent upon local matches. 

 
Local Government Finance Issues Takes Center Stage At Spring Conference PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Friday, 20 February 2015 06:22

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Local government finance officers will have an opportunity to discuss accounting, finance, taxation, and other related issues at the March 4 through 6 conference of the NC Government Finance Officers Association.

The website of the UNC School of Government posts all of the information about registration: http://www.sog.unc.edu/node/1313.

The site notes you must be a member of the organization to attend. The conference also qualifies for credit: Recommended Continuing Professional Education Credit for C.P.A.'s: 2 ethics CPE  hours and 10 regular CPE hours.

 
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