Category Archives: Virginia

Qore Systems creating 140 jobs in Glade Spring.

GLADE SPRING, Va. — Qore Systems will invest $12.8 million to relocate and establish its first Virginia operation in Highlands Business Park in Glade Spring. The company will create 140 new jobs. Qore Systems is a developer, manufacturer and distribut ...

IT firm bringing 600 jobs to Front Royal.

FRONT ROYAL, Va. — An economic development agreement will bring ITFederal and 600 high-paying jobs to Front Royal. The $40 million project involves the construction of an office complex that includes three individual, but interrelated buildings, built ...

Lidl chooses Virginia, bringing 700 jobs.

ARLINGTON, Va. — Lidl will invest $202 million to establish operations in Virginia. The investment will include $77 million for its U.S. corporate headquarters in Arlington, creating 500 new jobs, as well as $125 million in a regional headquarters and d ...

Navy hiring 430 civilian workers in Hampton Roads.

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. — Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic is now actively recruiting about 430 civilians in Hampton Roads. The professional and skilled positions will be filled over the next six months. Job openings include architects, in ...

Yokohama Tire will invest $15M in Salem plant.

SALEM, Va. — Yokohama Tire will invest $15 million in its Salem facility and retain at least 800 employees over the next three years. A new contract between the company and the city provides for rebate of a portion of the company’s tax payment ...

Amazon will build state’s largest solar farm.

ACCOMAC, Va. — Amazon Web Services has teamed with Community Energy to support the construction and operation of an 80 megawatt solar farm near Accomac in Accomack County called Amazon Solar Farm US East. This new solar farm is expected to start gener ...

Threshold opens Winchester distribution center.

WINCHESTER, Va. — Threshold Enterprises has opened its new East Coast distribution center in Winchester. The company is the nation’s second-largest distributor of nutritional supplements and natural health and beauty products. East Coast customers we ...

Automated-vehicle technology focus of new initiative.

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Automated Corridors is a new effort to make the state a leader in researching and developing automated-vehicle technology. The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Department of Motor Vehicles have entered into a new ...

Elephant Auto Insurance creating 1,173 jobs in Richmond.

RICHMOND, Va. — Elephant Auto Insurance will expand its U.S. headquarters operation in Richmond, creating 1,173 new jobs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe made the announcement following a meeting with company officials in Cardiff during his European marketing mis ...

Wine is flowing from Ashland.

ASHLAND, Va. — Republic National Distributing has opened Ashland’s largest distribution center. The nation’s second-largest wine and spirits distributor invested $17 million and hired 100 for the new operation. Republic’s capacity to han ...

Amazon hiring 500 in Richmond area.

RICHMOND, Va. — Amazon.com plans to hire more than 500 full-time employees in Chesterfield and Dinwiddie counties to pick, pack and ship orders. The company pays fulfillment associates $11.50 per hour at its distribution centers. The online retailer p ...

New training program helps veterans transition.

EMPORIA, Va. — The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing has launched a new training program for active duty soldiers preparing for the civilian workforce and veterans who have recently transitioned to civilian life.  The program is a collabor ...

Agricultural water consumption studied using UAVs.

RICHMOND, Va. —  The NASA Langley Research Center Applied Sciences’ DEVELOP Program has completed a project in Virginia to improve the efficiency of water consumption for agricultural purposes. “I am pleased to see the successes of the NASA DEV ...