When a new business comes to town — or established businesses announce expansions and investments — people celebrate. We welcome the new employment opportunities, the retained jobs, the tax base support and other economic advantages to the community.
Hino Motors chooses West Virginia for truck cab assembly expansion
For Release: Sept. 27, 2017Governor Justice Media Contact: Butch Antolini, 304-890-2945, Butch.Antolini@wv.gov
Secretary Thrasher Media Contact: Samantha Smith, 304-957-9364, Samantha.Smith@wv.gov
For Release: Sept. 26, 2017
Media Contact: Samantha Smith, 304-957-9364, Samantha.Smith@wv.gov
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Toyota announced today that it will invest $115.3 million to add a hybrid transaxle product line to the facility in Buffalo. These hybrid transaxles will be the first built outside...
Some journeys never end. They aren't meant to. That's the way it is with building a strong, diverse economy in West Virginia or anywhere else in the world. Conditions change, markets shift, and we continue to adapt and move forward.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia company recently completed a half-million dollar project in the picturesque beach town of San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua. The project began when American Muscle Docks and Fabrication joined the U.S. Commercial Service Trade Mission to Central America in March...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Monday, August 28, 2017)— The Atlanta-based company N3 announced the opening of a new office in Charleston today. The Charleston office is the first in West Virginia for the outsourced, integrated sales and marketing execution company.
Gary Bohm’s time used to be swept away in a daily deluge of paper invoices and contracts. He ran a cost reduction consulting firm that analyzed business costs.
“I knew there had to be a better way,” he said.
Not finding a solution on the market, he created his own.
Governor Justice announces ROXUL to build manufacturing facility in West Virginia, create up to 150 jobs
RANSON, W.Va. — Governor Jim Justice announced today that ROXUL will build a $150 million manufacturing plant in the City of Ranson, Jefferson County. Upon completion, the plant is expected to create up to 150 jobs with positions ranging from management level to the production line.
Exporting isn’t just for big companies. Small and medium businesses represent 98 percent of the 408,000 businesses that engaged in international trade in 2015, according to the United States Department of Commerce.