CARY, N.C. (WNCN) – CBC Americas Corporation, an export, trading and distribution company, announced Wednesday it is locating its U.S. headquarters in Cary, creating 67 new jobs for Wake County. The headquarters are currently in Long Island, New York.
“CBC Americas is a welcome addition to our thriving community of Japanese businesses in North Carolina,” said Gov. Pat McCrory. “North Carolina continues to gain a global reputation as a great location for international businesses.”
The company plans to invest at least $3.5 million and is also locating a distribution center in Mebane, creating 29 jobs for Alamance County.
CBC Americas is a subsidiary of the Japan-based CBC Co. Ltd., and part of a global network of import, export, trading, and distribution companies.
The company is comprised of six business divisions: imaging technology, optics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, flooring, plastics and eco-energy. The company specializes in security solutions, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, renewable energy technology and video surveillance products.
Salaries will vary by job but will include executive, technical and manufacturing positions. The average annual salary for the Wake County positions will be $85,962 and the Alamance County positions will average $36,128.
“CBC Americas extends its deepest appreciation to the towns of Cary and Mebane, Wake and Alamance counties and of course the state of North Carolina for their support and cooperation in this corporate relocation,” said Kazuhiko Kondo, chief executive officer and executive vice president “North Carolina will provide CBC with the economically rich environment so we can continue to thrive while providing the state with secure well-paying jobs and tax revenues.”
The company is getting $63,000 from North Carolina in Performance-based grants.