Category Archives: Virginia

Virginia Values Veterans recognizes 15 state employers.

RICHMOND, Va. — Gov. Terry McAuliffe recognized Virginia businesses for their ongoing commitment to creating employment opportunities for veterans in the state. The 350 businesses certified under the state’s Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program have ...

Monogram Foods expanding, adding 50 in Martinsville.

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Monogram Foods is expanding its current Martinsville production facility. The company will create 50 new jobs with the project, increasing its local workforce to 300 in less than one year. Monogram, based in Tennessee, manufactur ...

Route 11 Chips expanding plant to meet demand.

MOUNT JACKSON, Va. — Route 11 Chips began work last month on a $1.1 million project at its Mount Jackson plant. The potato chip maker is upgrading the facility with a second production line and an expanded warehouse. The expansion will enable Route ...

GSA selects Alexandria for new TSA HQ.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The U.S. General Services Administration announced a new lease agreement for the Transportation Security Administration’s national headquarters to move to Alexandria. The agreement saves taxpayers more than $95 million over the 15-y ...

TE Connectivity making more connections in Hampton.

HAMPTON, Va. — TE Connectivity, a global leader in connectivity, will invest $9 million to expand its sensor solutions operations in Hampton. The project will create 66 new jobs. “Building the technology and advanced manufacturing sectors in the comm ...

Interactive Achievement helps teachers help students.

ROANOKE, Va. — Educational technology company Interactive Achievement has more than doubled its workforce to 70 in the past year, adding 40 employees. The software provider, based in Roanoke, expects to create up to 35 new positions as a result of ...

Panda Power’s plant creating 800 construction jobs.

LEESBURG, Va. — Panda Power Funds held a groundbreaking ceremony for the natural gas power plant it began constructing in March near Leesburg. The Stonewall project is a 778-megawatt facility in Loudoun County scheduled to begin operation in mid-2017. ...

SoapBox Soaps – Good. Clean. Hope..

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — SoapBox Soaps is helping save lives around the world with simple bars of soap, clean water and vitamins. The Alexandria-based organization donates one bar of soap, fresh water or vitamin supplements to a child in need for every bar of ...

Minacs adding 400 to Richmond call center staff.

RICHMOND, Va. — Minacs plans to hire more than 400 full-time employees at its Richmond call center operation. The business solutions company is adding the positions to accommodate a call volume increase for a health care client. Minacs opened the o ...

UCI Road World Championships coming to Richmond.

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Tourism Corporation will partner with Richmond 2015, the organizer of the nine-day UCI Road World Championships cycling event to be held in Richmond this September. This is the first time in nearly 30 years that the race has ...

Ernst & Young creating 462 jobs in Tysons.

TYSONS, Va. — Ernst & Young, one of the world’s leaders in professional services, will invest approximately $12 million to expand its operations in Fairfax County. The company will be the first major tenant in The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons ...

Lidl will build distribution center near Fredericksburg.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. —Lidl has chosen a site for its $125 million distribution center in Spotsylvania County. An 82-acre parcel near Fredericksburg at 6100 Smith Station Road next to the Luck Stone Quarry has been selected for the center. The German ...

Continental expanding Culpepper plant.

CULPEPPER, Va. — Continental intends to invest approximately $49 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Culpeper, part of the company’s Chassis and Safety Division. This planned investment is part of a three-phase project to modernize and re ...

Teachers go to cybersecurity boot camp.

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Twenty high school teachers from around Virginia are receiving hands-on instruction in cutting-edge cybersecurity education tools and methods, July 27-31 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg. This boot camp is being conducte ...