• Pet product manufacturer to bring 237 jobs to Burke County


    BURKE COUNTY, N.C. - SynergyLabs, a manufacturer of pet products, is creating 237 jobs in Burke County, Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Tuesday.

    The manufacturer will invest $11.2 million into the plant that will be in Hildebran.

    SynergyLabs makes flea and tick control and grooming products.

    “North Carolina offers high-tech manufacturers like SynergyLabs the right ingredients for success from our skilled workers to our transportation networks,” Cooper said in a news release. “We are excited to see this infusion of jobs in Burke County, and will continue to work to bring jobs and economic growth to our state’s rural communities.”

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    The average salary for the new positions will reach $40,568. The current average wage in Burke County is $35,759.

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