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Tessy Plastics will create 34 new jobs with the expansion of its Lynchburg, VA plastics manufacturing operation.
Tessy Plastics will create 34 new jobs with the expansion of its Lynchburg, VA plastics manufacturing operation.



Latest: Plastics Company Investing $9.2M In Virginia Expansion - Tessy Plastics will create 34 new jobs with the expansion of its Lynchburg, VA plastics manufacturing operation.

Plastics Company Investing $9.2M In Virginia Expansion

Tessy Plastics will create 34 new jobs with the expansion of its Lynchburg, VA plastics manufacturing operation.

MicroStrategy Creating 300 New Jobs In Virginia

The business intelligence company has renewed its headquarters lease in Fairfax County, VA and will invest $6 million in capital improvements.

Google Investing $600M In Oklahoma Data Center

The Mayes County, OK data center is part of a $2.5B investment Google is making in data centers in Alabama, Oregon, Tennessee, and Virginia.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mention Awards

This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.

Sumitomo Machinery Investing $10M In Virginia Expansion

The expansion of the company’s manufacturing operation in Chesapeake, VA will create 26 new jobs.

Truck Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia

Amthor International will invest $7.1 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Gretna, VA, creating 90 news jobs over five years.

Mohawk Industries Announces $10M Virginia Expansion

The flooring products manufacturer is expanding its Glasgow, VA manufacturing operation, creating 15 new jobs with help from the commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund.

Interstate Group LLC Creating 83 New Jobs In Virginia

The cargo trailer manufacturer will invest $4.1 million to establish an East Coast manufacturing and distribution operation in Giles County, VA.

Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year

The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

Global Technical Systems To Create 1,110 New Jobs In Virginia Beach

GTS will invest $54.7 million to build a 500,000-square-foot green energy facility, with help from an assortment of state grants, tax credits, and workforce training. 

DanoneWave Investing $60M In Virginia

The plant-based beverage maker will expand its manufacturing operation, creating up to 49 new jobs in Mt. Crawford, VA.

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

From national manufacturing innovation institutes to university-led high-tech clusters and incubators, locations far and wide are stepping up to bring tomorrow’s breakthroughs to today’s market.

PowerSchool Investing $1.8M, Creating 96 Jobs In Virginia

The education software company will expand in Roanoke, VA with help from a $250,000 grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund.

Hapco Pole Products Investing $6M In Virginia

The aluminum pole manufacturer will build a 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility next to its Washington County campus, creating 28 new jobs.

LifeNet Health Investing $12.25M, Creating 321 Jobs In Virginia

The regenerative medicine company's expansion of its Virginia Beach global headquarters is the 1,000th economic development project of the McAuliffe administration.

US Foods Nearly Doubling Footprint In Virginia

The foodservice distributor will create approximately 100 new jobs over the next five years as it expands its Prince William County food distribution center.

Granules India Expansion Will Create More Than 100 Jobs In Virginia

The pharmaceutical company will invest $35 million to expand its Fairfax County, VA R&D and manufacturing operation.

Universal Companies Investing $1.5M In Southwest Virginia

The spa product distribution company's expansion of its Washington County, VA operations will create 30 new jobs.

Henrico County, VA Cuts Data Center Tax Rate

The Henrico County, VA Board of Supervisors has approved a separate tax rate that will dramatically reduce the property tax for data centers.

Grupo Phoenix Creating 145 Jobs In Virginia With Third Expansion

Phoenix Packaging Operations will invest $48.7 million to expand its Pulaski County, VA manufacturing operations.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Stephen Moret, Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Stephen Moret, President and CEO of the VEDP, discusses the commonwealth’s top priorities for 2017, including becoming one of the South’s fastest employment growth states.

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables.

Workforce Development: The Next Generation

The most successful workforce development efforts are teaming with education resources to develop job-specific vocational studies in high schools, community colleges and universities.

Atarfil Will Invest Over $5M In Virginia

The Spain-based company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility in the City of Suffolk, VA.

84 Lumber Creating 100 Jobs In Frederick County, VA

The buildings materials supplier will invest nearly $4 million in its first Virginia manufacturing operation, thanks in part to the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

Virginia Lands 100 New Manufacturing Jobs

Munters Corp. will invest $2.5 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Buena Vista, VA with support from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

Richmond Lands Global Healthcare Services Company Project

After considering 60 other cities, Owens & Minor has decided to locate its new Client Engagement Center in downtown Richmond, VA, creating 300 new jobs.

Technology Company Bringing 555 New Jobs To Virginia

IOMAXIS will invest $3.8 million to expand its Fairfax County cybersecurity operation.

Nestlé USA Relocating U.S. HQ To Virginia

The company will invest nearly $40 million to move its U.S. corporate headquarters from California to Arlington County, creating 748 new jobs.

Dulles Glass And Mirror Expanding In Virginia

The company will invest $7.5M to expand its corporate headquarters, R&D, manufacturing and warehouse operations in Prince William County.

Canatal Steel USA Investing $1.5M In Virginia Expansion

The Canada-based company's manufacturing expansion will bring 38 new lobs to Botetourt County, VA with support from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

Logistics USA: Moving A $1.4 Trillion Haul From Here To There

Systemic improvements in cost efficiency are delivering better pricing to the logistics sector, but gaps in infrastructure are still a problem.

Boeing Consolidating Defense, Space Sites

The effort to improve efficiency will bring jobs to Boeing's Los Angeles County, St. Louis, and Huntsville locations.

Microsoft Investing Over $251M In Virginia Data Center

The Mecklenburg County project—Microsoft Corp.’s fifth expansion in Virginia—will create 44 new jobs.

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