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Page 24 of 83 The NCEast Alliance is the lead economic development organization serving eastern North Carolina. We work with local, state and national economic development organizations to assist existing industries and recruite new businesses, as we collaborate to build regional economic capacity. We provide confdential site location assistance and up to date information on available buildings and sites. See What Key Employers are Saying About Our Region Visit Martin Kean, Carolina Technical Plastics Te people here are willing to learn, ready to work and become part of your family. companies. Next-generation fi ltration solutions, especially those for water, fi t neatly into a cluster that focuses on managing resources in environmentally responsible ways. Raleigh is committed to attracting more corporate headquarters using its modest costs, strong public-school system, engaged colleges and universi- ties, convenient location and an educated population — nearly 50% of residents have graduated from college — as bait. That last asset is key. "It really comes down to talent," Sauls says. He and his team showed Mann+Hummel how companies in Raleigh recruit and retain skilled workers. "There are not a lot of places that can do all those things as well as we do." Sauls enlisted the Capital Area Workforce Development Board, a public-private partnership that uses federal funds to connect employers Nonwoven fabrics are made fr , .

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