Technology continually changes how people do business. The advent of the Internet has done more to shake up the business world than just about any other recent innovation.
Waynesboro isn’t the Rust Belt, but if you know the city’s economic history at all, well, it isn’t all that different.
Woodgrain Millwork will expand its door and window component manufacturing facility in Smyth County.
As part of her plan to create jobs for American workers, Hillary Clinton is outlining a strategy to win the race to lead the world in advanced manufacturing.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) has launched a new advanced manufacturing training program for active duty soldiers preparing for the civilian workforce and veterans who have recently transitioned to civilian life.
A team of researchers led by a Virginia Commonwealth University engineering professor has invented a far more cost-effective way to manufacture a widely used AIDS drug, potentially greatly expanding access to the much-needed drug in countries with emerging economies, such as South Africa.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., will invest $100 million to expand its operation in the City of Newport News.
At the beginning of a new year, we stand at the cusp of possibility. We have the chance for a fresh start. And though the start of the New Year may not bring with it a completely blank slate, it at least offers an opportunity to recalibrate.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Coperion Corporation, in collaboration with local real estate developer WYCO, LLC (William Ellenbogen Managing Member), will invest a total of more than $3 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Wythe County.
Employers might want to provide paid family leave, but feel that the business can’t afford to. Luckily there is a solution. Just over one year ago, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced the FAMILY Act that would create a national paid family leave insurance program.
Copper Fox Distillery committing to source 100% Virginia-grown products, revitalize Williamsburg site
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Copper Fox Distillery (www.copperfox.biz) will open its second malting, production, aging, and tasting facility in the City of Williamsburg.
K2M Group Holdings, Inc., a global medical device company, will relocate its global headquarters and research and development operations to a new 146,000-square-foot facility in Loudoun County.
Biochar is a naturally occurring, fine-grained, highly porous form of charcoal derived from the process of baking biomass—and it’s been associated with fertile soils for some two thousand years.
Brent and Margaret Arbogast of Rockingham County have been named winners of the 2014 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Achievement Award.
One of the gravest global threats that we as a nation face is the prospect of Iran gaining the capability to produce a nuclear weapon.
The Center for Innovative Technology announced the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Request for Proposals for FY2015.
Guardian Industries, the world’s largest manufacturer of float glass and fabricated glass products, will invest $1.57 million to expand operations at its Consolidated Glass & Mirror facility in the City of Galax.
The Center for Innovative Technology announced the release of the Commonwealth Research and Technology Strategic Roadmap for fiscal year 2015.
Mersen USA, a subsidiary of Mersen SA, a global expert in electrical specialties headquartered in France, will invest $5.7 million to expand its operation in the City of Salem, creating 50 new jobs.
UniTao Pharmaceuticals LLC has purchased the Boehringer Ingelheim plant in the City of Petersburg, and will invest $22.5 million to establish operations.
In a national economic slump, we often look for those indicators of economic muscle that show us America is moving, innovating, and poised to take on the next era of global commerce.
DASCOM Americas, a recognized leader in complete business printing solutions, announced on Wednesday that its new Americas’ headquarters is slated to open at the end of the month.
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced this week the release of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) annual report for FY2014, showing growth in new patents, products and innovative companies.
From military bases in the north to agriculture in the south and computer chip manufacturing in between, Virginia is a state with a lively, diverse economy. The birthplace of the first American colony is home to a thriving economy that is No. 9 among states in its contribution to the nation’s GDP.
As I traveled along Route 58 recently, touring a variety of manufacturing companies, I talked with small business owners and working Virginians about the biggest issues for success in their businesses.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that McKee Foods Corporation will invest $34 million to expand production at its manufacturing facility in Stuarts Draft in Augusta County.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Virginia State University and four of Virginia’s community colleges will expand their capacity to provide innovative training programs in partnership with employers.
In an effort to highlight Virginia’s technological innovation and raise awareness about high performing industries, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today declared October to be TechTober, a statewide celebration of Virginia’s high-tech sector.
Larry Wills, Chairman of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors, announced today that Hollister Incorporated is dedicating a major expansion project at the company’s Stuarts Draft manufacturing plant.
The campaign of Senator Mark Warner today launched a new ad, “Problem Solver”, which highlights his proven record of working across party lines to do what’s best for Virginia.
With electronic equipment and gadgets the fastest growing waste stream in many countries, how to deal with so-called e-waste may in fact be one of the most pressing environmental problems of the 21st century.
The ongoing drug investigation into an illicit manufacturing operation in Waynesboro has netted another charge for one of the participants.
All across Virginia’s Fourth District sit small hubs of creativity and innovation. The average person probably knows little about the nuances that go on inside their doors. From the outside, the buildings look quiet, a few shrubs surrounding the company signs and the walkways leading up to the entrances.
Hansen Turbine, a manufacturer of coating spray applications for the aircraft and turbine parts coating industry, will invest $2.5 million to expand operations in Grayson County.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. (MEC) will invest $10 million to expand its Virginia operations at a new manufacturing facility in the former Merillat plant in Atkins in Smyth County.
Thad James McDaniel surrendered himself at the Waynesboro Police Department on Monday. McDaniel, 38, was wanted for his alleged role in illicit drug manufacturing operations that were functioning out of two houses on Mount Vernon Street.
The Waynesboro Police Department has uncovered illicit drug manufacturing operations that were functioning out of two houses nestled deep in a residential part of the city. Initially believed to be two independent operations, the Police Department now believes the two neighboring men were collaborators in their drug making.
Cadence Inc., a leading contract manufacturer and maker of complex components and sub-assemblies for medical device and life sciences companies, today announced that it has acquired three operating business units of Plainfield Precision Holdings.