Latest NCMEP Blogs

Thermo Fisher’s Greenville plant lands IndustryWeek award

Via WRAL TechWire Global life sciences service company Thermo Fisher Scientific continues its run on the annual IndustryWeek Best Plants Award with the selection of its Greenville site as the 2021 winner. The 1.5 million-square-foot, 142-acre multi-purpose...

2021 Coolest Thing Made in NC Contest

Now it’s on you to vote on who will make it to the top 15 semifinals. You may vote for your favorite product once per day, per valid email address, until Tuesday, August 31. The top 15 semi-finalists will be announced Thursday, September 2, live on the NC Chamber YouTube channel. Happy voting!

Apprenticeships grow up in North Carolina

Via Margaret Moffett, Work Shift North Carolina’s community college system wrested control of the state’s apprenticeship programs from the Commerce Department four years ago. Since then, participation has doubled and a stalled program has become a national leader in...