The Thriving Hub Of Eastern North Carolina

About 80 easy miles each to Raleigh and the beautiful beaches of the Crystal Coast, Greenville has emerged as a thriving economic, educational, medical, and cultural hub of eastern North Carolina.

Home to elite marine related manufacturers

The Tar River, leading to the Pamlico Sound and Atlantic Ocean, puts Greenville at the doorstep to North Carolina’s coast. Greenville’s talent pool brings marine-related manufacturers' products to market with skill and efficiency.

2,000 people working in pharma manufacturing

Greenville, North Carolina has the skills, workforce, and infrastructure that pharmaceutical manufacturing and biotechnology companies need to achieve
critical production and success in their industry.

Featuring a strong and skilled talent pipeline

With more than 94,000 people in its labor force and a median age of only 32 years, Greenville, North Carolina is known for its highly productive and loyal workforce, which is continually being fed by local colleges and universities.

The economic engine of Eastern North Carolina

Halfway between the capital of Raleigh and the famed Crystal Coast, Greenville, North Carolina is a prime mid-Atlantic location with the transportation and infrastructure companies need to succeed.

Top-Ranked Education and training programs

With an eye toward the future, both East Carolina University in Greenville and Pitt Community College in Winterville are reshaping their campuses and training programs with more than $300 million invested in recent years.

from homegrown
to multinational

Global companies have found the workforce, resources, and cost structure that they need to prosper in North Carolina, which is regularly ranked one of America’s best states for business. Homegrown businesses of all stripes are also making their mark.

access to superior health care

Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina is a Level I trauma center and tertiary care referral center. It's the flagship hospital of Vidant Health, a system offering health care options to more than 1.4 million people across 29 counties.

Low-cost utilities with excess capacity

Greenville Utilities Commission is well positioned for the future, with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, competitive rates, excess capacity in electric, water, sewer, and natural gas, and the flexibility to meet specific needs.

We're not called Greenville for nothing

We're green, alright. Greenville, North Carolina has one of the most extensive greenway systems in the state. Plus, with an average of 213 days of sunshine a year, there’s plenty of time to enjoy all the community has to offer in its great outdoors.

How can we help?

Expand
To Greenville

With six industrial parks comprising 780 acres of ready-to-build land, the Pitt County area offers lower costs and room for growth compared to higher density areas of North Carolina.

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Grow
In Greenville

Greenville is a thriving economic center and one of the fastest growing regions in the state. Abundant land and industrial parks offer companies lower cost alternatives and room for growth.

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Distribute
From Greenville

Halfway between the capital of Raleigh and the famed Crystal Coast, Greenville is a prime mid-Atlantic location with the transportation and infrastructure companies need to succeed.

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Start
Your Business

Startup companies and entrepreneurs find the workforce, resources, and cost structure they need to prosper. North Carolina is regularly ranked one of America’s best states for business.

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Greenville's Key Industries

Greenville, North Carolina is the production hub of eastern North Carolina. With an educated and available workforce, established and convenient transportation networks, and high-capacity and reliable utilities, the area is ready to welcome various industries.

Advanced
Manufacturing

Operations in the advanced manufacturing sector in Greenville are clustered in four areas: chemicals and plastics, machinery and metals, wood and paper products, and marine-related manufacturing.

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Pharmaceutical
Manufacturing

Greenville has the skills and infrastructure for critical production. Local educational institutions continually fill the talent pipeline with their pharmaceutical and biotechnology programs.

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Medical Devices
& Supplies

The Greenville region is equipped with a robust talent pool, established transportation network, and more than two dozen existing medical device and supplies manufacturers.

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WHY GREENVILLE

Strong Talent
Pipeline
Low-Cost Utilities
with Excess Capacity
Plenty of
Room to Grow
Capital to Coast
Connections
ACcess to superior
Education & Medicine
Family-friendly
community
Alliance Success Stories
1/4

Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces 500 New Jobs, $500M Investment

Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, is expanding its site in Greenville for sterile drug product development and commercial manufacturing of critical medicines, therapies, and vaccines.

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2/4

Grover Gaming to Bring 200 New Jobs, $12.5M in Capital Investment

One of the fastest growing software companies in the nation announces a local expansion that’s expected to bring 200 new jobs and $12.5 million in capital investment.

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Nation's First Pacesetter Urban Hub to Develop in Greenville

A 19-acre master development project has been announced in the downtown Greenville area as a public-private partnership effort between East Carolina University and master developer Elliott Sidewalk Communities.

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World Cat Expands, Brings 60 New Jobs to Greenville

The world's largest maker of power catamarans chooses to expand operations in Greenville, North Carolina for its new boat manufacturing facility.

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A Top State for Business Climate

According to Site Selection Magazine, 2021

A diversified base of companies in advanced manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and food processing fuels the economy. Penco Products Inc., TowneBank, Thermo Fisher Scientific, DSM Dyneema, Mayne Pharma, Hyster-Yale Group, and Weyerhaeuser are among a long list of multinational companies that have found the workforce, resources, and cost structure they need to prosper in North Carolina. The state is regularly ranked one of America’s best states for business. Homegrown businesses of all stripes are also making their mark. This includes Grady-White Boats, Overton’s, Grover Gaming, Hammock Source, Anne’s Food Products, Simply Natural Creamery, and Simple & Sentimental... just to name a few.

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