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Blue Force Technologies to invest $3 million in Wake Forest, create 125 jobs

An aircraft manufacturer is tapping Wake Forest for a new Integration Facility expected to create 125 engineering and manufacturing jobs over the next few years. Blue Force Technologies, Inc., an industry leader in the design and manufacture of airframes and components for small aircraft up… Read more >

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Spotit Selects Raleigh for First U.S. Location

Spotit, a Belgium-based company that offers a portfolio of cybersecurity technologies and services, has selected Raleigh for its first U.S. location and has opened an office on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Spotit chose Centennial Campus because of the unique mix of industry, academia… Read more >

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Global Biotech Leader Amgen Breaks Ground in Holly Springs

Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, broke ground today on a new $550 million manufacturing facility, which is expected to open in 2025 in Holly Springs, North Carolina. The Southeast Wake County community is on the world’s radar for its momentum in the high… Read more >

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Raleigh Ranks #1 Best City To Live in for Young Professionals

GoBankingRates recently named Raleigh the #1 city to live in for young professionals. The ranking is based on a number of factors including affordability and strength of the local labor force. According to the study, recent grads have a wealth of working, moving and lifestyle opportunities i… Read more >

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Raleigh Named to list of "Great American Cities for Creatives"

Thrillist set out to compile a list of American cities where "writers, musicians, illustrators, makers, and tinkerers of all stripes can create and reside comfortably." They looked at many factors including access to nature, food and beverage scene, art, music and general affordability. … Read more >

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Work in the Triangle job platform adds new features to help companies find workers

Article originally published on WRAL TechWire.  Amidst a competitive labor market, the Triangle continues to attract both workers and employers seeking to find alignment. In that context, Wake County Economic Development and the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce have updated the websit… Read more >

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FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies named 2022 Community Impact Award Winner

Each year, Trade and Industry Development Magazine presents the Corporate Investment and Community Impact (CiCi) Awards.  This unique awards program recognizes corporate locations and investments with a focus on both the company investing in the community and the economic de… Read more >

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Science 37 Brings Headquarters Operations to Morrisville, North Carolina

Science 37, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNCE), the Agile Clinical Trial Operating SystemTM, announced today plans to establish a new headquarters location in Morrisville, North Carolina, bringing 250 new jobs over the next five years to the town. Science 37’s mission is to enable universal access t… Read more >

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Raleigh Ranks 8th Safest City

To determine where American’s can feel most secure, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities across 44 key indicators of safety. Cities were ranked on factors ranging from COVID-19 deaths in the past week per capita and assaults per capita to the unemployment rate and road quality. Rea… Read more >

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INEOS Automotive Announces North American Headquarters in Raleigh, NC.

On Wednesday, Sept. 29, INEOS Automotive announced plans to locate its new North American headquarters in Wake County. INEOS Automotive is part of INEOS Group, which produces petrochemical and other chemicals as well as oil products across the globe with operations in 29 countries, employin… Read more >