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130 Manufacturing Women Honored At Annual Step Ahead Awards Hosted By The Manufacturing Institute

130 Manufacturing Women Honored At Annual Step Ahead Awards Hosted By The Manufacturing Institute. The Manufacturing Institute (4/11) issues a press release stating that that the STEP Ahead Award “recognizes women in manufacturing who exemplify leadership within their companies,” and it “identifies the best of the best women in the manufacturing industry, and further encourages […]

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Mohawk Industries To Acquire New Manufacturing Operation, Add Jobs In Upstate New York

Mohawk Industries To Acquire New Manufacturing Operation, Add Jobs In Upstate New York. Business Facilities (4/9) reports that Mohawk Industries, a “global manufacturer of residential and commercial flooring products,” has announced that it “will purchase new equipment and expand its manufacturing operation in Carroll County, VA.” Plant Manager Ed Spivey is quoted saying, “We are […]

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NAM’s Timmons, Rep. Comstock Promote Tax Reform at Virginia Manufacturer

NAM’s Timmons, Rep. Comstock Promote Tax Reform At Virginia Manufacturer. In a press release, the National Association of Manufacturers (4/6) said that the NAM and Thermo Fisher Scientific “hosted Rep. Barbara Comstock (VA-10) for an employee town hall and business leader roundtable discussion on the historic tax reform law and its impact on Virginia’s 10th […]

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Governor Northam Signs Executive Order to Enhance Protection of Virginia’s Air, Water, and Public Health

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Ralph Northam   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 4, 2018 Office of the Governor Contact: Ofirah Yheskel Email: Ofirah.Yheskel@governor.virginia.gov   Governor Northam Signs Executive Order to Enhance Protection of Virginia’s Air, Water, and Public Health ~ Executive action will strengthen and support the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality ~ […]

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Cal Dooley Appearance on Bloomberg TV

Cal Dooley appeared on Bloomberg Markets this afternoon to discuss trade and the need for the US and Chinese governments to work together to avoid a trade war. To view the clip, click the link below.   Cal Dooley on Bloomberg TV

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As Virginia pipeline battles continue, Northam reappoints head of state environmental agency

As Virginia pipeline battles continue, Northam reappoints head of state environmental agency By GRAHAM MOOMAW Richmond Times-Dispatch In September, Sir James Weaver chanted with others outside of the Department of Environmental Quality office to protest the agency’s handling of a pair of gas pipelines. SHELBY LUM/TIMES-DISPATCH Gov. Ralph Northam has reappointed David K. Paylor as […]

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STIHL Inc. Breaks Ground on New Administration Building, Celebrates US Expansion!

STIHL Inc. Breaks Ground on New Administration Facility Leading outdoor power equipment manufacturer celebrates U.S. expansion   VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – STIHL Inc., headquarters for U.S. operations of the worldwide STIHL Group, celebrated the beginning of a new administration building and other campus improvements with a groundbreaking ceremony on March 29. The $25 million administration […]

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Average Electricity Prices on the Rise

Do you ever wonder if the electricity rates you are paying to power your home or business are increasing? Do you want to know how your rates compare to those in neighboring states? We have your answer!  Today we launched our annual Average Electricity Retail Prices Map which reflects what consumers, businesses, and industry must […]

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Liebherr to invest $45 million to expand Newport News facility

Inside Business staff Mar 22, 2018 Updated 18 hrs ago Courtesy imageArtist’s rendering shows Liebherr’s expansion plans in Newport News.   Liebherr-International AG, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction machinery, plans to invest $45 million to expand its Newport News facility. The expansion will include three new buildings totaling more than 251,000 square feet. They […]

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Tessy Plastics Announces $9.2M Expansion in Virginia

Tessy Plastics announces expansion in Lynchburg March 20, 2018 Lynchburg-based Tessy Plastics announced Tuesday a $9.2 million expansion in the area that’s expected to create 34 jobs. “With over 200 employees, Tessy Plastics has been a valuable contributor to Lynchburg’s economy for more than 20 years, and we are proud that this global manufacturer will […]