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Contract research organization firm Almac adding 79 jobs in Durham

Almac ​Almac Group, a global contract research organization (CRO) with 288 employees in Durham, has announced a $5.2 million expansion that will create 79 more jobs over the next three years.

August 30

Building design firm to add 205 jobs in Mebane (+ video)

Prescient, which officials said has a design platform that offers a faster and more cost-effective alternative to conventional building, will invest more than $18.8 million in the facility at North Carolina Commerce Park near Mebane.

Updated August 24

Premium Lock Metrics expanding drug storage facility as part of $80M expansion

Metrics Contract Services is in the midst of a major expansion in Greenville. Metrics Contract Services is investing $3.5 million in a 15,000-square-foot specialized drug stability storage expansion in Greenville that will triple its current capacity as part of a larger $80 million expansion. It plans to hire 110 scientists and technicians.

Updated August 22

Premium Lock Why 'skills gap' trainer General Assembly is coming to RTP - and how it differs from competitors

A new General Assembly is coming to the Triangle - and it's not made up of politicians. This General Assembly is a fast-growing workforce training startup that plans to open an operation somewhere in RTP in coming months. GA is looking for a local manager - and space. In an exclusive interview, WRAL TechWire talks with the firm's general manager for campus education and operations about why GA is coming to the Triangle plus how GA differs from competitors.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock Lenovo expands RTP sales force as North America market grows

Lenovo is continuing to add a mix of full-time and contractor employees as it expands its sales force and call center operations to meet growing customer demand, says the company's top North America executive. Plus, Lenovo is remodeling part of a campus building "to offer all the things millennials love."

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Updated August 3

Premium Lock Mayne Pharma's $652M drug deal means $15M more for Greenville expansion

Greenville's economy will get a bigger boost from Mayne Pharma's expansion plans there thanks to the $652 million acquisition of drug rights to products from Teva and Allergan. Another $15 million will be added to the original $65 million expansion plan announced last year, the company tells WRAL TechWire.

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July 12

Premium Lock Online learning firm Relias to add 450 jobs in Cary + Watch video overview

An online learning company said Tuesday it will expand its Cary operation, creating 450 jobs over the next five years.

June 28

Premium Lock Wake Tech lands $3.9M grant to train 450 for cybersecurity jobs

Wake Tech Wake Tech, along with support from Wake County Economic Development and the Capital Area Workforce Development Board, plan to launch a program for "at least" 450 people to train for jobs in cybersecurity after winning a $3.9 million federal grant.

Updated June 27

Premium Lock CRO Veristat to open Triangle office, is already hiring

New jobs     Veristat, a contract research organization that works with life science companies, plans to open an office in the Triangle area later this year. Some positions are already being filled.

Updated June 22

Premium Lock New NCSU-led hub to focus on worker skills, tech adoption costs

A new federally backed high-tech hub to be hosted at N.C. State will have a mission of addressing worker skills as well as adoption costs for new technology. The Obama Administration named NCSU as the host of a southeast hub for the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

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June 20

Premium Lock Industry group hails new solar manufacturing jobs

Solar energy      An India-based company's decision to build a solar panel manufacturing facility in Halifax is good news for North Carolina's clean industry sector, says the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.

June 16

Premium Lock Silicon Valley startup brings emerging cloud tech, jobs to Triangle

CloudGenix, an emerging player in "cloud" technology through its software-defined networking rather than traditional routers, will formally open its new Raleigh operation next week. CEO Kumar Ramachandran will be in the Triangle to discuss the company, its technology, and the new jobs it's bringing.

Updated June 7

Premium Lock Report: $2B-plus wave of 'offshore' life science projects boosts NC

North Carolina's Biotechnology Center will be touting growth in the state's life science industry this week at the BIO conference in San Francisco. Among the highlights: At least 12 new or expansion projects over the past year from companies not based in the US with stated commitments totaling well over $2 billion.

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Updated May 30

Premium Lock Did you know you can learn SAS skills for free?

Help wanted      If you want to cash in on the results of a new Money survey that shows knowledge of SAS skills leads to higher pay, you can acquire those skills for free. Here's how.

Updated May 27

Premium Lock Tech, law firms drive recent job growth, expansions in Raleigh

Jobs        Expansions by technology and law firms are driving job growth in Raleigh. Wake County Economic Development says seven expansions were announced in April. So far this year, Wake County says there have been 15 new and expansion announcements totaling 431 jobs and $19.5 million in investment.

Updated May 25

Premium Lock Exclusive: Development execs explain how Raleigh won Silicon Valley firm's expansion, jobs

WalkMe's decision to locate a regional operation in Raleigh, which could lead to hundreds of jobs, is a major economic win for Raleigh, Wake County and the Triangle. In these post-HB2 days, how did the victory come about - especially without the lure of tax incentives? WRAL TechWire gets the inside story from two of the economic development execs who helped secure the Silicon Valley startup's expansion.

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Updated May 25

Premium Lock Silicon Valley software firm WalkMe plans to hire 'hundreds' in Raleigh

New jobs     WalkMe, a Silicon Valley-based software firm, has opened an office in Raleigh and plans to hire "hundreds" of people over the next several years. The firm already lists 11 open positions in Raleigh.

May 17

Premium Lock After evaluating HB2, drug maker going ahead with plans for $20M Durham County facility

House Bill 2 ​A drug-maker that spent six weeks deciding whether to scrap plans for a new North Carolina factory after the state passed a law limiting some LBGT protections says it's going ahead.

April 27

Premium Lock Job hunting? 19 startups hiring in the Triangle

Help wanted      We're keeping an eye on cool career opportunities in the Triangle's startup community, and publishing them every so often on ExitEvent. Here's the latest monthly list of companies that need talent.

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