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Orange County Government Awards Stimulus Grants to 52 Local Businesses

The Orange County Government awarded stimulus grants to 52 local businesses in its second round of pandemic-related emergency financial aid. Each small business received $5,000 dollars in grants as approved by the Orange County Board of Commissioners. Businesses can use the grant for expenses incurred as a result of a need to expand, preserve jobs or to accommodate required social distancing.

Orange County Government Awards Stimulus Grants to 52 Local Businesses - Chapelboro.com

Piedmont Metalworks to relocate to Mebane area

The Orange County Board of Commissioners, County Manager’s Office and the Economic Development Department announce the successful recruitment of Piedmont Metalworks LLC, which will relocate it’s Durham manufacturing site to western Orange County. The Board officially approved Orange County’s local performance-based incentive offer to the company, valued at up to $86,261, in a special public hearing on Nov. 19, 2019.

Piedmont Metalworks to relocate to Mebane area | | mebaneenterprise.com

Health technology firm to bring 400 jobs to Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street

The State, A health technology and services company has picked Chapel Hill over Boston for its headquarters, a move that will bring 400 jobs, economic

Cooper, Chapel Hill say new business is coming | The State

Medical Supply Company to Invest $65 Million in Mebane

Medline Industries, Incorporated, a manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies, will create 250 new jobs in Orange County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $65 million to build a brand-new distribution center in Mebane.

Medical Supply Company to Invest $65 Million in Mebane | NC Gov. Cooper

Orange County Economic Development Summit

The Orange County Board of Commissioners invites the public to the Orange County Economic Development Summit 3-7 p.m., Wednesday, October 17 on 97.9 The Hill and chapelboro.com.

The County’s economic development is driven and diversified through the arts, agriculture, entrepreneurship, tourism and recruitment. Business growth and recruitment is encouraged here, and this live broadcast radio event tells the story of how Orange County Economic Development helps grow business of diverse industries and stages, while continuing to activate the county’s social justice goals.

Orange County Economic Development Summit - Chapelboro.com

Governor McCrory Congratulates Morinaga America Foods on Investment in Mebane

Governor Pat McCrory participated today in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new manufacturing facility for Morinaga America Foods, a leading international confectionary company based in Japan.  The new 120,000 square foot Orange County facility will be the company’s first production facility outside of Asia and will create approximately 90 new jobs and an investment of $48 million over the next three years.

NC Commerce: Governor McCrory Congratulates Morinaga America Foods on Investment in Mebane

Governor announces new jobs in Chapel Hill

(WRAL, 11/19/19, video at link, Chancellor speaks at -5:08) Gov. Roy Cooper makes an economic development announcement in Chapel Hill. 

Governor announces new jobs in Chapel Hill :: WRAL.com

Global Industrial Company ABB Selects Orange County for Major Expansion

ABB, Inc. (NYSE: ABB), a global leader in electrification products, robotics, and industrial automation, will expand in Orange County and create more than 400 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest up to $39.9 million to upgrade equipment and increase the size of its current facility in Mebane.

Global Industrial Company ABB Selects Orange County for Major Expansion | NC Gov. Cooper

Orange County May Soon Award Grants to Local Farms and Small Businesses

If you own a small business in Orange County, you may soon be able to apply for up to $10,000 to grow your business. A 1/4 cent sales tax, approved by voters in 2011, generates $2.5 million annually for education and economic development in the county. Of that money, $100,000 is allotted for business investment grants, and $60,000 for agriculture grants.

Orange County May Soon Award Grants to Local Farms and Small Businesses - Chapelboro.com