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Greenville ENC Alliance partners with Chamber for Grow Local Week

The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Catalent, the City of Greenville, the Greenville-ENC Alliance, Pitt County Economic Development, and Pitt County Schools, is set to launch Grow Local Week, scheduled for April 15-19, 2024.

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Greenville ENC Alliance, partners to develop spec building in Greenville-Pitt County

A speculative industrial building in Indigreen Corporate Park will soon be in development through a partnership with the Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance, Marlboro Development Team (MDT), Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC), and City of Greenville.

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Metronet Declares Greenville Certified Gigabit City Powered by Metronet

Metronet has officially declared the City of Greenville a Certified Gigabit City Powered by Metronet after the company’s ultra-high-speed, multi-gigabit fiber optic network became accessible to a majority of households and businesses throughout the city.

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Greenville ENC Alliance welcomes new marketing and investor relations coordinator

As the Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance continues to focus on promoting the Greenville-Pitt County area, the economic development organization hired a new staff member to support marketing efforts.

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Economic Development and Leadership Q&A Series: Chancellor Philip Rogers

In this Q&A Series interview, East Carolina University Chancellor Dr. Philip Rogers shares his thoughts and insight on how education aligns with economic development. Dr. Rogers became ECU's 12th chancellor on March 15, 2021.

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TowneBank Celebrates Opening of New Financial Center in Greenville

TowneBank and Towne Insurance, a Diamond Level Investor in the Greenville ENC Alliance, has officially opened the doors to the new Greenville Financial Center. The 30,000-square-foot, two-story building is located at the intersection of Red Banks Road and Arlington Boulevard.

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A Year in Review: Partnership and Collaboration in Local Economic Development

As we look back on 2023, the Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance celebrates a year of economic development success, partnership, and collaboration in Greenville, Pitt County, and eastern North Carolina.

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Economic Development and Leadership Q&A Series: Dr. Michael Waldrum

There are many partners and organizations involved in successful economic development programs and initiatives. Josh Lewis, the Greenville ENC Alliance’s president and CEO, had an opportunity to sit down with Dr. Michael Waldrum, CEO of ECU Health and Dean of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

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Groundbreaking Study Reveals the Nonprofit Arts and Culture Sector Generated $18M in 2022

The Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, the Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Greenville Eastern North Carolina Alliance, and Pitt County Economic Development collectively announced that Pitt County’s nonprofit arts and culture industry generated $18,037,461 in economic activity in 2022, according to the newly released Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6), an economic and social impact study conducted by Americans for the Arts.

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Ayden Rail Site Earns Electricities Smart Sites Designation

ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc., has designated a 374-acre Smart Site in Ayden, North Carolina, a public power community. The designation guarantees that the prime industrial rail-served site has met stringent requirements and is shovel-ready for new development.

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Economic Development and Leadership Q&A Series: Tony Cannon

In this Leadership Q&A Series interview, Josh Lewis, the Greenville ENC Alliance’s president and CEO, sat down with Tony Cannon, General Manager and CEO of Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC).

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Economic Development and Leadership Q&A Series: Dr. Lawrence Rouse

Josh Lewis, the Greenville ENC Alliance’s president and CEO, sat down with Pitt Community College president Dr. Lawrence Rouse, who has more than 40 years of experience in community college administration.

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North Carolina ranks as the second-best state for women-owned business

In a new report sponsored by Wells Fargo, North Carolina is ranked as the second best state in the nation for women-owned business.

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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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Greenville MSA ranks among the top metros in the 2023 Tech Innovation Index

A new National Metro Comparison report published by the North Carolina Technology Association ranked Greenville in the top 110 metropolitan areas for technology innovation. The study looked at sub-categories including energy tech, environmental tech, life sciences, and IT.

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Pitt County honors Industry of the Year and Trailblazer recipients

Pitt County presented three existing industries with honors at the 29th Annual Existing Industries Reception. Industry of the Year honors went to Avient of Greenville and CMI Plastics of Ayden. The first ever Trailblazer Award went to CMP Pharma of Farmville. 

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"Made in Pitt County" Project Launches

The Rivers East Workforce Development Board (WDB) is excited to announce its Made in Pitt County Project in collaboration with the Pitt County NCWorks Career Center, NENC Career Pathways, Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce, Pitt County Schools, Pitt Community College, Pitt County Economic Development and Greenville ENC Alliance.

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Greenville ENC Alliance grows, welcomes two new team members to support mission

As the Greenville ENC Alliance works to support Greenville – Pitt County through economic development, two new staff members have joined the team to fill new roles. The organization welcomes Narges Lahiji as a senior research analyst and Baylee Fox as a business development manager.

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Greenville ENC Alliance receives two international economic development marketing awards

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance received two 2023 Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

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“Better Skills, Better Jobs” Fair Returns for Third Year on October 5

The largest job fair of its kind in eastern North Carolina is returning for the third year on October 5 to address workforce development needs in Pitt County and surrounding areas.

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Greenville ENC Alliance welcomes Pitt County Government as Sustaining Investor

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance, a public-private partnership focused on economic development in Greenville – Pitt County, welcomes Pitt County as a Sustaining Investor in the organization.

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Uconda Dunn Elected as Southern Economic Development Council State Director

Uconda Dunn, vice president of business development for the Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance, was elected to become the North Carolina State Director. She currently serves on SEDC’s board of directors as the North Carolina Alternate Director.

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Softball World Series Returns to Greenville August 6-13

The Little League® Softball World Series returns to Greenville, North Carolina next week, and organizers are making final preparations for the international event.

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Pitt County Receives $1.5 Million from Golden LEAF Foundation SITE Development Program

Pitt County has been awarded funds from Golden LEAF Foundation’s SITE Development Program in the amount of $1.5 million. The project supports public water system improvements adjacent to the Ayden Rail Site. 

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Greenville ENC Alliance launches transportation survey

The Greenville ENC Alliance is very excited to announce the release of a survey that will poll the business community on their transportation and connectivity needs.

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North Carolina Named CNBC’s Top State for Business

CNBC has named North Carolina as America’s Top State for Business for the second year in a row. Governor Roy Cooper joined CNBC’s Scott Cohn at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville for a live broadcast where the winner was revealed during the network’s morning program on July 11, 2023.

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Greenville ENC Alliance announces 2022-23 board leadership, new board members

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance welcomes new leadership for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year which begins on July 1, 2023. Several new board members and executive committee members were voted in during the May 18 annual board meeting.

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North Carolina wins the 2023 Platinum Shovel Award for Economic Development Excellence

North Carolina has received Area Development magazine’s 2023 Platinum Shovel Award which recognizes states that went above and beyond the gold standard for investment and job creation.

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Local economic developer visits United Kingdom as part of North Carolina delegation

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance’s vice president of business development, Uconda Dunn, is visiting the United Kingdom this week as part of a 20-person delegation comprised of North Carolina government officials, university and community college leaders, and economic developers.

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North Carolina named number one in economic development

North Carolina ranks first in the nation for the third year in a row on a closely watched measurement of state business competitiveness. Site Selection magazine’s 2023 ‘Prosperity Cup’ is awarded based on ten factors of economic performance.

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Greenville, Pitt County to Celebrate International Economic Development Week

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance and Pitt County Economic Development are teaming up with the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) to celebrate Economic Development Week from Monday, May 8 to Friday, May 12, 2023.

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Minges Bottling Group announces expansion, breaks ground on new facility

After several years of continued product innovation, broadening beverage categories and growing consumer demands, Minges Bottling Group expands its footprint and capabilities in eastern North Carolina.

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Greenville ENC Alliance Supports Grow Local 2023

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is proud to be a co-sponsor of the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce’s Grow Local Week, in partnership with Catalent, Pitt County Economic Development, and Pitt County Schools.

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Greenville ENC Alliance Unveils FY24-28 Strategic Plan

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance, a public-private partnership focused on economic development in the Greenville MSA, unveiled its five-year strategic plan during an annual reception for board members and investors on Thursday, March 23.

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Winterville, Ayden Ranked in Top 10 Most Affordable Towns in North Carolina

Two Pitt County towns have been found to be some of the most affordable communities in North Carolina. In a new survey by SmartAsset, an online destination for consumer-focused financial information, Winterville and Ayden are ranked in the top 10 most affordable municipalities in North Carolina.

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Uconda Dunn named to Southern Economic Development Council Board

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is excited to announce that its vice president of business development, Uconda Dunn, has been named to the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Board of Directors.

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Greenville ENC Alliance Receives FDI-Qualified Community Certification

After a two-day site visit and training workshop for Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance staff members, the Greenville MSA received the FDI-Qualified Community Certification.

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Greenville ENC Alliance, Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Strategic Plan, Future Goals

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance, a public-private partnership focused on economic development in the Greenville MSA, is working with stakeholders to determine future goals for the organization and its innovative economic development efforts in the community.

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North Carolina Named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year

Business Facilities Magazine has named North Carolina as its 2022 State of the Year. This top acknowledgement is one of many North Carolina has been awarded over the past year in various publications.

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A Year in Review: Growth and Recognition for Local Economic Development

As we lookback on 2022, the Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance celebrates a year of economic development progress and growth. We are proud to announce a successful year in economic development.

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When Supporting and Buying Local Isn’t Just a Slogan

There are many wonderful assets in eastern North Carolina, and our great businesses and industries are just a few of them. Two strong examples call Greenville and Pitt County home: Pecheles Automotive Group and Custom Building Company (CBC).

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Greenville ENC Alliance Celebrates North Carolina Manufacturing Week

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is celebrating North Carolina Manufacturing Week October 2-8 and National Manufacturing Day on October 7.

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“Better Skills, Better Jobs” Fair Returns for Second Year

The largest job fair of its kind in eastern North Carolina is returning for its second year to address workforce development needs in Pitt County and surrounding areas.

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Greenville ENC Alliance releases 2021-22 Annual Report

The 2021-22 Fiscal Year was a year of growth and achievement for the Greenville ENC Alliance and community partners. Throughout the year, our team has worked diligently to strengthen economic development activity in the Greenville and Pitt County area.

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Greenville ENC Alliance Announces Hiring of New President Effective September 26

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is excited to welcome Josh Lewis, a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), to fill the role of president, effective September 26, 2022. Lewis brings more than 13 years of economic and workforce development experience through his work with organizations in North Carolina and Virginia.

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Dunn, Satira attend SEDC Annual Conference in San Antonio

In mid-August, Uconda Dunn, vice president of business development, and Maria Satira, director of marketing and communications, attended the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Annual Conference. This year, the conference took place in San Antonio, Texas from August 14-16 and focused on reimagining business.

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Greenville ENC Alliance announces 2022-23 board leadership, board members

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance welcomes new members to its 2022-2023 board of directors and new executive board leadership, while expressing gratitude to those rotating off the board.

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North Carolina Named Best Business Climate in the United States

North Carolina has been named the state with the Best Business Climate in Business Facilities’ annual rankings. Last year, the Tar Heel State came in second place in the magazine’s ranking, but new projects and job creation moved the state to the top spot.

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CNBC Names North Carolina the Top State for Business

CNBC has named North Carolina as America’s Top State for Business in 2022. Governor Roy Cooper joined CNBC’s Scott Cohn at the Oceanic at the Crystal Pier in Wrightsville Beach for a live broadcastwhere the winner was revealed during the network’s morning program on July 13, 2022.

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North Carolina Earns First-Ever Platinum Shovel Award for Success in Economic Development

‍Area Development, a leading magazine dedicated to economic development, has named North Carolina as a Platinum Shovel award recipient in the 8-12 million population category. This comes from the state’s continued success in economic development and job creation.

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North Carolina Wins Site Selection’s Prosperity Cup

With major success in economic development during 2021, North Carolina claims Site Selection’s Prosperity Cup for the second year in a row. This national award recognizes state-level economic development agency success based on a 10-point index.

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Celebrating International Economic Development Week May 9-13, 2022

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance and the City of Greenville are teaming up with the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) to celebrate Economic Development Week from Monday, May 9 to Friday, May 13, 2022.

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Greenville ENC Alliance co-sponsors statewide economic development luncheon

Economic developers and industry experts from across the state will be in Greenville on Thursday, April 21 for a networking luncheon hosted by the North Carolina Economic Development Association (NCEDA).

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Kulikowski: Economic progress continues in Greenville and Pitt County

Progress is all around us and the Greenville ENC Alliance, a public-private partnership, is honored to have an impact on economic development efforts in the Greenville MSA. Formed in 2019, our organization was created to strengthen economic progress by bringing new capital investment and good paying jobs to Pitt County.

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Satira honored with Pitt County’s Young Professional of the Year Award

The Greenville ENC Alliance is excited to announce that our director of marketing and communications, Maria Satira, was the recipient of the 2021 Young Professional of the Year award by the Greenville – Pitt County Chamber of Commerce.

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Celebrating Women in Local Economic Development

In honor of Women’s History Month, Greenville and Pitt County are celebrating several female economic development professionals who are committed to the growth of the area. We talked with three influential and experienced economic developers who serve our community through business development and industrial recruitment.

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Tom Kulikowski Named Greenville ENC Alliance Interim President and CEO

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is pleased to announce that Tom Kulikowski, former chairman of the organization, has agreed to serve as the interim president and chief executive officer, effective March 1, 2022.

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Greenville ENC Alliance Serves as Grow Local Sponsor

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is proud to serve as a partner for Grow Local, an initiative of the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce. The Greenville ENC Alliance is partnering with other organizations to sponsor for the weeklong event that is scheduled for March 28 through April 1, 2022.

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Survey Finds Most North Carolina Businesses are Meeting or Exceeding Revenue Goals

The North Carolina Department of Commerce released preliminary results from the state’s Business Pulse Survey. According to data collected, 69% of responding businesses reported they either met or exceeded their revenue expectations in the month of January.

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Celebrating a Record-Breaking Year for New Jobs and Investment in North Carolina

Last year was a record-breaking year for economic development in North Carolina. During 2021, 24,224 new jobs, representing 185 business recruitment, expansion or rural development projects that engaged with the North Carolina Department of Commerce or its team at the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.

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A Year in Review: Achieving Success in Local Economic Development

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is proud to announce a successful year in economic development. As a newer organization, 2021 was our first full year of operation which came with many achievements and accomplishments.

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Food Commercialization Center in Ayden Moves Forward with State Budget Funding

The Eastern North Carolina Food Commercialization Center (ENCFCC) is on its way to becoming a reality after securing recent funding from local and state sources. The North Carolina General Assembly designated $4 million to the proposed 24,000 square-foot commercialization center in Ayden.

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U.S. 264 in Eastern North Carolina earns designation to become Interstate 587

A section U.S. 264 in eastern North Carolina, including Greenville and Pitt County, received federal approval to become Interstate 587 after the North Carolina Department of Transportation made several improvements.

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North Carolina earns the title of Site Selection’s Best Business Climate for 2021

North Carolina has been named as the state with the Best Business Climate for 2021, according to Site Selection’s annual rankings. Over the years, the Tar Heel State has frequently appeared in the upper tier of state business climates

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‘Better Skills, Better Jobs’ Job Fair to Serve as Largest in Region

The largest job fair of its kind in eastern North Carolina is happening later this month as a way to address workforce development needs in Pitt County and surrounding areas. Pitt Community College (PCC) is working with the John M. Belk Endowment, Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance, and Pitt County Economic Development to host the ‘Better Skills, Better Jobs’ job fair on October 26 at the Greenville Convention Center.

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Celebrating local manufacturers during North Carolina Manufacturing Week

As part of North Carolina Manufacturing Week (September 26 through October 2) and National Manufacturing Day (October 1), the Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is proud to highlight the manufacturers that contribute so much to our community.

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Pitt County organization connects high school students with trades careers, job openings

As communities nationwide are working to address labor force dilemmas, such as the silver tsunami, an innovative program in Pitt County is finding unique ways to transform the workforce.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Additional Expansion

Thermo Fisher Scientic, the world leader in serving science, announces additional plans to expand its Greenville site for enhanced sterile liquid and lyophilized filling, pre-filled syringes, and solid dose continuous manufacturing.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Additional $154M Investment in Pitt County with 290 New Jobs

New investment and more jobs are on the way to Pitt County after Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, announces plans to expand its Greenville site for enhanced sterile liquid and lyophilized filling, pre-filled syringes, and solid dose continuous manufacturing.

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Leasing begins on nation’s first Pacesetter Innovation Hub located in Greenville, North Carolina

A state-of-the-art innovation campus being developed in North Carolina will be the first of its kind nationwide. Leasing for Intersect East, a public-private partnership between East Carolina University and Elliott Sidewalk Communities, has begun as construction is expected to start by the end of 2021.

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Greenville welcomes North Carolina Department of Commerce Secretary

North Carolina Department of Commerce leaders toured assets in Greenville and Pitt County during a special visit on Friday, July 30. Secretary Machelle Baker Sanders and Chief Deputy Secretary Jordan Whichard, along with their team and other government leaders, were hosted by the Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance and the office of District 9 State Representative Brian Farkas.

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Uconda Dunn presents session on economic development for the Homegrown Leaders Program

Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance vice president of business development Uconda Dunn presented this week at the Homegrown Leaders Program through the NC Rural Center.

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Little League Softball World Series is a Home Run for Economic Development

Greenville, North Carolina is preparing to host its first Little League Softball World Series (LLSWS) this upcoming August, which is expected to generate several million dollars in economic impact over the next five years.

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Greenville ENC Alliance announces new board leadership, board members

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance welcomes new members to its board of directors and new executive board leadership, while expressing gratitude to those rotating off the board.

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North Carolina to Add More Than 300,000 New Jobs Over the Next Decade

More than 300,000 new jobs will be created in North Carolina by 2028, most in service-providing industry sectors, according to new employment projections released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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2021 High School Grads Can Attend Pitt Community College Tuition-Free

A new program to spur North Carolina’s economic recovery from COVID-19 is giving the state’s 2021 high school graduates a chance to attend Pitt Community College tuition-free for the next two years.

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Spring Sports Tourism Events Generate Over $5 Million in Economic Impact to Greenville-Pitt County

Sports tourism made a return to Greenville-Pitt County in a big way this spring. During the months of April, May, and June 2021, sports tourism events held in Greenville-Pitt County generated over $5 million in estimated economic impact.

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Five earn certification from ECU Economic Development Academy

In the first designation of its kind, five members of East Carolina University’s Economic Development Academy were named North Carolina Certified Economic Developers.

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North Carolina Wins Area Development’s 2020 Gold Shovel Award

A 2020 project in Pitt County is one of several North Carolina projects noted for great success in terms of new job creation and capital investment, according to Area Development.

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Celebrating Economic Developers in our Community: Kathy Howard

As part of National Economic Development Week, the Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is celebrating the experienced economic developers in our community. Kathy Howard, business development specialist with GUC, provides superior utility service to customers and prospective customers.

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Celebrating Economic Developers in Our Community: Brad Hufford

As part of National Economic Development Week, the Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance is celebrating the experienced economic developers in our community. Brad Hufford is a vice president of business development at the Greenville ENC Alliance.

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Celebrating Economic Developers in our Community: Uconda Dunn

Economic development professionals are committed to bringing economic prosperity and growth to the Greenville, Pitt County, and eastern North Carolina areas. With more than 14 years of experience in economic development, Uconda Dunn is a vice president of business development for the Greenville ENC Alliance..

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Pitt County high school students take third place in app development contest

Three students from Pitt County Schools Early College High School developed an award-winning app in the state’s “Ready, Set, App!” contest. Team “Ready, Set, Route!” placed third in the statewide competition.

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Greenville ENC Alliance Hosts National Economic Development Week Celebration

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance and the City of Greenville are celebrating National Economic Development Week from Sunday, May 9 to Saturday, May 15, 2021. Greenville is joining cities nationwide to increase awareness of the positive work economic developers do to enhance local economic impact.

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Next Round of BioWork Certificate Training Starts in June at Pitt Community College

A new round of BioWork Certificate training starts at Pitt Community College (PCC) on June 1, 2021 for individuals interested in finding employment as process technicians in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and chemical manufacturing companies. 

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Greenville ENC Alliance Wins Prestigious Interactive Media Award

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance was selected as a Gold Medalist for website designs in the Towns & Municipalities category from the 19th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards.

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Greenville ENC Alliance Participates in Adult Learner Conversation

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance was excited to participate in a conversation this week focusing on adult learning and ways to strengthen the local workforce.

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ECU Chancellor Philip Rogers Appointed to Greenville ENC Alliance Board of Directors

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance, a public private partnership focused on economic development is honored to welcome East Carolina University Chancellor Dr. Philip G. Rogers to its board of directors.

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ECU Former Interim Chancellor Ron Mitchelson Wins Chamber's Citizen of the Year Award

The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce awarded Dr. Ronald “Ron” Mitchelson with its 2020 Citizen of the Year Award during its Annual Membership Celebration, presented by Vidant Medical Center, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. The announcement was made via live stream video of the event.

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Grady-White Boats Achieves 19th Consecutive Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

For decades, Grady-White Boats has been acclaimed for their dedication to customer satisfaction. Their success at exceeding customer expectations has once again been recognized during the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) presentation of the 2020 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards.

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New Study Ranks Greenville as the Trendiest City Nationwide for Gen-Z renters

New research by a nationwide apartment listing service finds that Greenville, North Carolina is the trendiest city in the nation for Gen-Z renters.

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Pitt Community College Partners with Martin Community College to Further Develop the Workforce

Pitt Community College (PCC) is teaming up with nearby Martin Community College (MCC) to further development of a skilled regional workforce in several high-demand career fields. 

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Encouraging Women and Girls to Explore Careers in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

As the need continues to grow for a strong labor force in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries around the world, efforts are underway in eastern North Carolina to attract and develop a local talent pipeline.

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ECU gets $1.9 million Golden LEAF grant to develop Eastern Region Pharma Center

East Carolina University has received a nearly $1.9 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation for the creation of a pharmaceutical manufacturing training center.

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North Carolina named 2020 State of the Year by Business Facilities

The new year is starting off strong for economic development in North Carolina as the state receives a prestigious award.

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A Year in Review: The Launch of the Greenville – Eastern North Carolina Alliance

As the Greenville – Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance looks back on 2020, there is much to celebrate as our organization officially launched, created a leadership team, announced projects, and assisted in expansion efforts.

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Greenville Ranks as the Top City for Inbound Growth in 2020

According to data compiled by moving app and software company, Updater, Greenville, North Carolina experienced one of the largest population gains during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Greenville – ENC Alliance President and CEO Elected to Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Steve Weathers, president and CEO of the Greenville – Eastern North Carolina Alliance was recently elected to the Greenville – Pitt County Chamber of Commerce 2021 Board of Directors.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific to Expand Greenville Facility for Sterile Drug Product Development and Commercial Manufacturing

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

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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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