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InDemand Series: Network Engineer

Posted on June 26, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: June 25, 2019   WHSV – It’s a technological job that you can thrive in if you describe yourself as a “people person.” “Some people see computer jobs as ‘sit at your desk all day,’ working on computers,” said Josh King, a network engineer with IT Decisions. “That’s not […]

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Local Warehouse Company Receives Grant to Expand Rail Transportation

Posted on June 24, 2019

For full WHSV video, click here. Date: June 24, 2019 ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — A grant for a warehouse company in Rockingham County could help alleviate congestion on interstates across the state. New cold storage facility in Rockingham County | Credit: WHSV Interchange is in the process of building a new cold storage facility in Rockingham […]

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BRCC, JMU enter partnership to train workers for new Merck jobs

Posted on May 8, 2019

For Full WHSV article and video, click here. Date: May 8, 2019 WHSV — As part of Merck’s plan to hire an additional 100 workers at its Elkton plant, the pharmaceutical company also announced a collaboration with James Madison University and Blue Ridge Community College to train workers for positions. In Weyers Cave, construction is underway […]

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Governor Northam Announces Significant Investment in Rockingham County: Merck & Co., Inc. to expand Elkton manufacturing facility, creating about 100 new jobs

Posted on May 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2019 Office of the GovernorContact: Alena YarmoskyEmail: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development PartnershipContact: Suzanne ClarkEmail: sclark@vedp.org Merck & Co., Inc.Contact: Pamela EiseleEmail: pamela_eisele@merck.comContact: Charles McCurdyEmail: charles.mccurdy@merck.com ELKTON—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Merck & Co., Inc., a publicly held global healthcare company known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, […]

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Cadence, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Arcor Laser

Posted on May 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: May 1, 2019 Beth Alltop, Marketing & Communications Specialist 540-248-2200 / beth.alltop@cadenceinc.com STAUNTON – Cadence, Inc. announced today the acquisition of the assets of Arcor Laser Services, LLC. Arcor is a leader in laser processing, providing customers with advanced laser welding, laser cutting, machining, marking, and micro-drilling services. “The addition of Arcor’s […]

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Governor Northam Announces 45 New Jobs in Bath County

Posted on April 18, 2019

Speyside Bourbon Stave Mill in Virginia, Inc. to expand manufacturing operation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: April 18, 2019 Office of the GovernorContact: Alena YarmoskyEmail: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development PartnershipContact: Suzanne Clark Email: sclark@vedp.org Speyside Bourbon Stave Mill in Virginia, Inc. Contact: Maggie AndersonEmail: manderson@speysidebci.comPhone: (443) 340-3788 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Speyside Bourbon Stave Mill […]

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Bridgewater College and Blue Ridge Community College Sign Articulation Agreement

Posted on April 2, 2019

For original article, click here. Date: April 2, 2019 To make a bachelor’s degree more accessible to local students, Bridgewater College and Blue Ridge Community College signed a new Guaranteed Admission Agreement that will allow students meeting certain requirements to transfer directly from the community college to Bridgewater’s bachelor’s degree program and enter with junior […]

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InDemand Series: Aviation Careers

Posted on March 21, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: March 21, 2019   WHSV – Several careers in aviation are in demand in the Shenandoah Valley. This week, we’re highlighting two careers, both related to aviation: aircraft mechanic and service technician and avionics technician. Avionics deals with the electronics systems used in aviation. Luke Fahrney works as […]

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InDemand Series: Forklift Operator

Posted on March 5, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: March 5, 2019   WHSV – Whether you have no job experience or years in warehousing, one company here in the Valley is looking for you. “You can make a good life for yourself,” said Mike Nesselrodt, a warehouse supervisor for InterChange. “You can make a good career […]

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InDemand Series: CNC Technician

Posted on December 26, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: December 26, 2018   WHSV – There’s demand for computer numerically-controlled machine operators in the Shenandoah Valley. These workers help operate and maintain the equipment that helps build parts of many things people use every day. Companies like Cadence help employees by reimbursing them for taking classes to […]

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