July 11, 2017, Greenville, N.C: Mayne Pharma and its contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization, Metrics Contract Services, have designated their new stability storage facility a “Center of Excellence.” The $3.5-million standalone facility located in Greenville, N.C., earned the classification by integrating best-in-class operational standards and equipment during construction, said John Ross, president of Mayne Pharma USA. ...

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Pitt County Development Commission executive director, Wanda Yuhas, has been named the 2017 NCEDA Economic Developer of the Year! NCEDA annually presents a service award to an individual who provides outstanding leadership in economic development. ...

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Greenville, NC (Wednesday, February 22, 2017) A distinctive line of products with an equally distinctive brand was recognized Tuesday for its quality business performance and leadership in the Pitt County industrial community. Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery was selected by the Pitt County Development Commission as the county’s 2016-17 Industry of the Year as a manufacturer that best represents the community as a model corporate citizen, Brad Hufford, PCDC associate director for retention and expansion, said. ...

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Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Representatives G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) and Walter Jones (R-NC), introduced the Eastern North Carolina Gateway Act of 2016 – legislation to improve Eastern North Carolina’s highway system....

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Greenville, NC (August 25, 2016) - A pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company announced Wednesday it is renovating an existing building to triple the capacity of its stability storage space....

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Greenville, NC (August 4, 2016) Mayne Pharma has completed its $652-million transaction with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and Allergan, acquiring a portfolio of 42 pharmaceutical products, according to a statement released Wednesday. ...

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Mayne Pharma has been selected as Pitt County’s Industry of the Year for 2015-16. Each year, the Pitt County Development Commission recognizes a manufacturer or distributor that best represents the community as a model corporate citizen. ...

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D R Burton Healthcare Products LLC, makers of surgical and respiratory products, purchased their global headquarters facility in Farmville, North Carolina in October, 2015. Completion of the corporate offices and state-of-the-art manufacturing operations are expected by July, 2016. ...

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GREENVILLE, NC (September 24, 2015) - A shared business vision was the foundation for a deal that led to Wednesday’s groundbreaking on a $65 million pharmaceutical facility expansion that will add more than 100 jobs in Pitt County, company executives told N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday in Greenville. Roger Corbett, board chairman of the Australia-based Mayne Pharma Group, Chief Executive Officer Scott Richards and Stefan Cross, president of Mayne Pharma USA, joined McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary John Skvarla for a celebration on the front lawn of the Indigreen Corporate Park facility on Sugg Parkway....

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GREENVILLE, NC (August 27, 2015 ) Mayne Pharma, the parent company of Metrics Contract Services, will invest $65 million to expand facilities and equipment at its site in Greenville....

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GREENVILLE, NC (July 30, 2015) – The Greenville, NC MSA has been ranked in the top 10% on Forbes.com’s list of “Best Small Places for Business and Careers” for 2015. The 17th annual ranking of the Best Small Places for Business and Careers evaluates the 200 smaller U.S. metropolitan statistical areas using various metrics. The smaller metros range in size from 54,500 people in Carson City, NV to 260,400 in Hagerstown, MD. The Greenville, NC MSA has a population of 175,700....

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East Carolina University today announced its plan to create the first School of Entrepreneurship in the East, made possible by a generous commitment of $5 million by a Raleigh area entrepreneur, J. Fielding Miller, and his wife, Kim Grice Miller. The new Miller School of Entrepreneurship is expected to serve as the regional hub for preparing generations of East Carolina students to take an entrepreneurial mindset into their communities. The school will infuse a culture of innovation and leadership across the campus and region using academic programs, workshops, research, public-private entrepreneurial partnerships and other services that respond to the needs of small business....

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GREENVILLE, NC (July 6, 2015) — East Carolina University is being recognized for its community partnerships by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, which chose ECU as one of 18 Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities. Since 2013, the APLU has given the designation each year to several universities that work with public- and private-sector partners in their areas to support economic development......

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GREENVILLE, NC (June 19, 2015) – The Greenville, N.C. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) has been ranked in the top 20 percent of all U.S. metropolitan areas in Area Development’s list of Leading Locations for 2015, coming in at 72 out of 373 U.S. MSAs overall. Greenville also ranked 25th in the workforce category, putting it in the top 10 percent nationwide....

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Greenville, NC (April 16, 2015) — Greenville has once again made the top 10 on fDi Magazine’s list of “American Micro Cities of the Future - 2015-16.” Greenville ranked in the top 10 overall, the top three in two other categories, and has been ranked highly on the list since its inception in 2011....

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The Pitt County Development Commission presents the video honoring 2014-15 Industry of the Year, DSM Dyneema.The Pitt County Development Commission presents the video honoring 2014-15 Industry of the Year, DSM Dyneema....

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GREENVILLE, NC (March 23, 2015) - The Pitt County Development Commission has adopted a new logo that offers a salute to the commission’s partners, as well as provides a fresh, new look for the commission itself. Dark blue, purple, green and teal, representing Pitt County, East Carolina University, Pitt Community College, Vidant and the county’s constituent communities are incorporated into a Chihuly-inspired graphic....

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Greenville, N.C. (March 3, 2015) — DSM Dyneema’s Greenville facility has been selected as the recipient of North Carolina’s Pitt County Industry of the Year award for 2014-2015 by the Pitt County Development Commission in recognition of their efforts to drive greater sustainability, social responsibility and economic prosperity to Pitt County, demonstrating the company’s role as a model corporate citizen....

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