West Virginia

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout West Virginia.

Polish Skincare Company Opens First U.S Office In West Virginia

BANDI Laboratories recently celebrated the opening of a sales and distribution center in Martinsburg, WV. The company plans to open a U.S. manufacturing facility within five years.
Hino Motors

Hino Motors Celebrates Opening Of West Virginia Manufacturing Plant

Over the next three years, the truck manufacturing company plans to invest $40 million and create 250 new jobs at its Mineral Wells, WV facility.
Pietro Fiorentini manufacturing plant, Weirton, WV

Italian Manufacturer Celebrates New West Virginia Factory

Pietro Fiorentini invested $9 million to build the new manufacturing plant in Weirton, WV, its first in the U.S.
Putnam County, WV

Tasty Blend Foods Invests $3M In West Virginia Expansion

The food manufacturer’s expansion of its Putnam County, WV manufacturing plant will create 20 new jobs and add a new product production line.
Rocket Center, WV

Northrop Grumman Expansion Creating 500 New Jobs In West Virginia

The company will also retain more than 1,100 jobs as it increases the capacity of its Allegany Ballistics Laboratory at Rocket Center, WV.
Toyota

Toyota Ramps Up U.S. Investment

By 2021, Toyota will now invest nearly $13 billion in its U.S. operations with plans to add nearly 600 new jobs at American manufacturing plants

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ROCKWOOL Jefferson County West Virginia

ROCKWOOL Building Stone Wool Manufacturing Facility In West Virginia

The company's more than $150 million investment will create approximately 150 new jobs in Ranson, WV.
Greenbrier County WV

West Virginia Great Barrel Company Expanding In The Mountain State

The company will create more than 100 new jobs using West Virginia white oak to manufacture bourbon, whiskey and rye barrels in Greenbrier County, WV.
Mineral Wells West Virginia

Hino Motors Investing $100M In West Virginia

The new plant in Mineral Wells, WV, expected to be operational in early 2019, will create about 250 new jobs.
Toyota

Toyota Investing Over $373M In Five U.S. Plants

The investment in manufacturing plants in Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Missouri will support the company’s first American-made hybrid powertrain and implement Toyota's New Global Architecture at its Alabama plant.
Ranson West Virginia

ROXUL Creating Up To 150 Jobs In West Virginia

The stone wool insulation manufacturer will invest $150 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Ranson, WV.
Kearneysville WV

Italian Manufacturer Building $10M Plant In West Virginia

TeMa North America will create 30 jobs with its new 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, WV.

Copycats

The Supreme Court says patents don't cover products that are purchased and resold.

WV Takes Down VW

Researchers at West Virginia University blew the whistle on Volkswagen’s dirty diesel two years ago.
2015 Economic Development Achievement Award 2015.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.
P&G Brands.

Procter & Gamble To Build Plant In Eastern Panhandle Of West Virginia

Global manufacturing leader to build manufacturing facility in Berkeley County.
metro2014rankings

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.

Allevard Sogefi Announces $28 Million Expansion, 250 Jobs In Prichard, WV

Sogefi will add engine intake manifolds to the product line in Prichard, adding to the more than five million pumps and filters it already produces annually.

One Year Later

The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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