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Governor Northam Announces Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund Planning Grant Awarded to Shenandoah County: Funding will help local government incorporate agriculture into overall economic development

Posted on December 4, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 4, 2018 Office of the Governor Contact: Ofirah Yheskel Email: Ofirah.Yheskel@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Contact: Elaine Lidholm Email: Elaine.Lidholm@vdacs.virginia.gov Phone: (804) 786-7686 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced a grant for Shenandoah County from the Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development (AFID) Fund to help develop a […]

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Gaining Altitude: Regional Airport’s New Nonstop Service Attracts Passengers

Posted on October 30, 2018

By: James Heffernan,Virginia Business October 30, 2018 With a major airline partner and daily connections to two of the nation’s busiest hubs, Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport is spreading its wings. The regional airport in Weyers Cave now offers nonstop service to and from Chicago O’Hare and Washington Dulles International airports aboard United Express, putting local […]

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Governor Northam Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment in Augusta County: Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America to update machinery at manufacturing operation

Posted on August 14, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 14, 2018 Office of the Governor Contact: Ofirah Yheskel Email: Ofirah.Yheskel@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development Partnership Contact: Suzanne Clark Phone: (804) 545-5806 Email: sclark@vedp.org Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America Contact: Phil Zarate Email: phil.zarate@shi-g.com RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) will make a multi-million dollar investment […]

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Governor Northam Announces, $41.6 Million Investment, 88 New Jobs in Rockingham County: InterChange Cold Storage, LLC to build major new cold storage and blast freezing

Posted on August 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 13, 2018   Office of the Governor Contact: Ofirah Yheskel Email: Ofirah.Yheskel@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development Partnership Contact: Suzanne Clark Email: sclark@vedp.org Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Contact: Elaine Lidholm Email: Elaine.Lidholm@vdacs.virginia.gov InterChange Cold Storage Contact: Devon Anders Email: devon.anders@interchangeco.com RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that InterChange Cold Storage, […]

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Governor Northam Announces 30 New Jobs in Augusta County: NIBCO to invest $14 million to expand metal manufacturing operation, retrain employees on new equipment

Posted on August 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2018 Contacts: Office of the Governor Contact: Ofirah Yheskel Email: Ofirah.Yheskel@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development Partnership Contact: Suzanne Clark Phone: (804) 545-5806 Email: sclark@vedp.org NIBCO Contact: Sally Boyer Phone: (574) 295-3381 Email: boyers@nibco.com RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that NIBCO INC., a manufacturer of wrot copper fittings for the flow control […]

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Governor Northam Announces 20 New Jobs in Augusta County

Posted on May 29, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 29, 2018 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Provides US, Inc., a manufacturer of heat exchangers, will invest $897,000 to expand its operation in Augusta County. The company has secured 50,000 square feet of additional production space and will install new equipment to meet increased demand. The project will create […]

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