Transportation and Pro-Business Climate


  • North Carolina served by largest system of toll-free state maintained roads.
  • Region served by I-95, US 264 and I-40
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport serviced by Air South, American, Continental, Delta, Midway, Northwest, TWA, US Air, United and Canadian Air Lines
  • Four ports available within a three hour drive.
  • Rail service provided by Norfolk Southern and CSX
  • Close proximity to major freight carriers

Pro-Business Climate

  • Low taxes - no inventory tax
  • Low workers compensation rates
  • Lowest construction costs in the nation
  • "Right to Work" state
  • Less than 1% of firms are unionized
  • Strong financial center of the SouthEast
  • Labor draw of 300,000 within 30 minutes
  • Industrial training and customized classes for existing industry