Top Industries

More than 20,000 people in North Carolina's Eastern Region work for some 160 facilities involved in value-added agriculture.  

More than 5,000 people in North Carolina's Easter Region are employed by life sciences-related enterprises in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical device manufacturing, marine sciences,...

North Carolina's Eastern Region has a top industry sector in military and defense. The Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps air stations at Cherry Point, NC and New River, NC and the...

North Carolina's Eastern Region has developed a highly sophisticated advanced manufacturing cluster that includes major hubs in aerospace, durable goods production, heavy duty engines, precision...

Some 3,300 people work for the 40 boat building and marine trade firms in North Carolina's Eastern Region.

North Carolina's Eastern Region's distribution and transportation advantages include easy access to major interstate and other highways, regional airports offering daily commercial service, Class...