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.

2,400 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

ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina is a Level I trauma center and tertiary care referral center. It's the flagship hospital of ECU 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.

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To Greenville

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

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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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in Greenville

Halfway between the capital of Raleigh and the famed Crystal Coast, Greenville is a prime mid-Atlantic location with an average 18.3 minute commute and opportunities for a variety of well-paying careers.

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IN Greenville

Rated one of the trendiest and livable communities, residents get a lot of bang for their buck when it comes to quality of life, housing, and proximity to award-winning education and superior health care.

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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.


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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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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Strong Talent
Low-Cost Utilities
with Excess Capacity
Plenty of
Room to Grow
Capital to Coast
ACcess to superior
Education & Medicine
Alliance Success Stories

Japanese Healthcare Company to Build First North American Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Pitt County

Nipro Medical Corporation, a leader in the global healthcare and medical device industry, has selected Pitt County for its first North American manufacturing center of excellence, creating 232 jobs.

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Global Solar Technology Leader Selects Pitt County for First North American Production Facility

Boviet Solar, a global renewable energy company, will create 908 new jobs in Pitt County. The company will invest more than $294 million to locate its first North American solar panel manufacturing facility in the City of Greenville.

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Atlantic Emergency Solutions announces expansion in Falkland

A Pitt County ambulance and apparatus dealership and service provider announced an expansion creating 10 jobs with an average wage of $70,928 and investing $1,450,000 in the project. Atlantic Emergency Solutions, Inc. is a provider of metal fabrication, paint, graphics, maintenance and warranty work on fire trucks and other emergency vehicles.

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Catalent Pharma Solutions announces $2.9 million expansion, creating 20 new jobs

Catalent Pharma Solutions, a full-service contract development and manufacturing company in Greenville that specializes in novel oral solid dosage forms and provides pharmaceutical development, analytical testing, and commercial manufacturing services, is expanding its operations and creating new jobs.

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America's top state for business

according to CNBC's 2023 annual competitiveness rankings report

A diversified base of companies in advanced manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and food processing fuel the economy. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Avient, Catalent, 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, MrBeast, Grover Gaming, Hammock Source, and Simple & Sentimental... just to name a few.

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