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Comments Off on Press Release: Hopewell/Prince George Chamber Kicks Off Virginia Manufacturing Appreciation Week with Artober   |   General

Press Release: Hopewell/Prince George Chamber Kicks Off Virginia Manufacturing Appreciation Week with Artober

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 30, 2019 Contact:         Becky McDonough (804) 541-2461 becky@hpgchamber.org Hopewell/Prince George Chamber Kicks Off Virginia Manufacturing Appreciation Week with Artober Sponsored by AdvanSix Hopewell/Prince George, Va. – On October 1, 2019 the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce will delight the community with the first in a series of cultural arts […]

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Drug Price Controls Threaten Innovation and Patient Health

Drug Price Controls Threaten Innovation and Patient Health By NAM News Room | September 18, 2019 The United States has a long history of medical and pharmaceutical innovation. Yet, some policymakers have suggested imposing top-down regulations or pricing rules to reduce drug prices that would put this innovation at risk. National Association of Manufacturers Vice President […]

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BWXT hiring 60 workers to expand its existing TRISO nuclear fuel production

BWXT hiring 60 workers to expand its existing TRISO nuclear fuel production by Elizabeth Tyree  |  Thursday, October 3rd 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — BWX Technologies Inc. announced Wednesday that it is in the process of restarting its existing TRISO nuclear fuel production line and is planning to expand its existing capacity within approximately 12 […]

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Balance of power – Control of the General Assembly is at stake in pivotal fall election

Balance of power Control of the General Assembly is at stake in pivotal fall election September 30  |  Virginia Business by Bob Gibson Three years ago, Sheila Bynum-Coleman’s then-19-year-old daughter was at a club in South Richmond when gunshots rang out. As she fled to her car, a bullet ripped through her shoulder and grazed her […]

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Manufacturing company investing $31.75 M in expansions to create 126 new jobs in Virginia

Manufacturing company investing $31.75 M in expansions to create 126 new jobs in Virginia ABC News | by Elizabeth Tyree | September 25, 2019 HENRY Co., Va. (WSET) — Governor Ralph Northam has announced that British Columbia-based Teal-Jones Group is investing a total of $31.75 million to expand sawmill and dry kiln operations at two […]

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Continental to close Newport News plant by 2024, affecting 740 workers

Continental to close Newport News plant by 2024, affecting 740 workers THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT | SEP 25, 2019 | By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL NEWPORT NEWS – Several hundred workers at Continental’s Newport News plant were told Wednesday the plant will close in a little less than five years. About 740 people work at the factory that manufactures […]

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Press Release: VMA Announces 2019 Safety Awards

Click here to view the VMA Press Release Announcing the 2019 Safety Awards.

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Partners Launches the Virginia College Affordability Policy Council

Partners Launches the Virginia College Affordability Policy Council RICHMOND, VA – Today, Partners for College Affordability and Public Trust announced the formation of a new policy council to identify solutions to problems of affordability and workforce readiness in Virginia higher education. The council’s membership includes CEOs from various industries, senior executives in finance, technology and energy sectors, nonprofit executives […]

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Local manufacturer makes strides toward creating the perfect women’s dress shoe

Local manufacturer makes strides toward creating the perfect women’s dress shoe The Daily Progress | 9-15-19 | By BRYAN MCKENZIE  A Virginia doctor is using her knowledge of the human body to manufacture women’s dress shoes that provide better support and fit than conventional ones. The shoes are made using customized machinery and include 3D-printed parts.  […]

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National Preparedness Month 2019

  Hurricane Preparedness Tools   VMA Associate Member, Admiral Security, has made available the attached hurricane preparedness report. Feel free to share with your network. For up-to-date forecast information, please visit hurricanes.gov. For FEMA information, please visit https://www.fema.gov/Hurricane-Dorian.   The Whitehouse Office of Public Liaison has also provided the following resources to share: SBA Regional Administrator […]