Tags Archives: Gov. Terry McAuliffe

Microsoft investing $402M in Mecklenburg County.

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, Va. — Microsoft will invest $402.4 million to expand its data center site in Mecklenburg County and increase capacity to serve its growing customer base. The project will create 42 new jobs. Microsoft’s original project in 2010 in ...

Trex creating 89 new jobs in Winchester.

WINCHESTER, Va. — Trex has invested $12.3 million in the City of Winchester and $3.1 million in Frederick County to expand its manufacturing operations. The company is the world’s largest manufacturer of high-performance wood-alternative decking and r ...

Xpress Natural Gas creating 50 jobs in Appomattox.

APPOMATTOX, Va. — Xpress Natural Gas will invest $7.8 million to establish a natural gas supply operation in the Appomattox Center for Business and Commerce. The project will create 50 new jobs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said, “This tremendous project is ...

More greens, tomatoes, jobs from BrightFarms in Elkwood.

ELKWOOD, Va. — WDC Greenhouse, doing business as BrightFarms, will invest $7.35 million to construct and operate two new greenhouses in Culpeper County, creating 24 new jobs. The Elkwood greenhouses are expected to use 80 percent less water, 90 percent ...

Career pathways programs awarded $4.3M federal grant.

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia has received a $4.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance the commonwealth’s existing career pathways programs. The project will help nearly 500 Virginians with disabilities gain new skills and credent ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Poultry co-op investing $62M in new Hinton plant.

HINTON, Va. — Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative will invest almost $62 million over the next three years to construct a new 80,000 square foot turkey processing facility in Hinton. The expansion will be supported by additional investment in the compa ...

3B Consulting establishing HQ in Lebanon.

LEBANON, Va. — 3B Consulting Services will invest $2.5 million to establish its headquarters operation in Lebanon. The project will create 15 new jobs paying above the average prevailing wage in the region. 3B Consulting is a consulting and engineerin ...

80 new manufacturing jobs headed to Wise.

WISE, Va. — Dhiyo House, a specialty supplier of belting for the conveyor and power transmission industries, will invest $6.1 million to establish its first Virginia manufacturing operation in Wise. The company has been operating successfully in the U.S ...