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Governor Northam Announces Industrial Hemp Company to Locate in Rockingham County

Posted on December 28, 2020

Pure Shenandoah to create 24 new jobs, source all hemp from Virginia Date: December 28, 2020 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Shenandoah Valley Hemp, LLC dba Pure Shenandoah will invest nearly $3.3 million to establish an industrial hemp fiber processing and cannabidiol (CBD) oil extraction facility in the historic Casey Jones building in the […]

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Governor Northam Announces International Automotive Components Group to Expand in Shenandoah County, Creating 47 New Jobs

Posted on December 7, 2020

Company to invest $4.6 million, add new manufacturing lines Date: December 7, 2020 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that International Automotive Components Group (IAC Group), a global supplier of automotive components and systems, will invest $4.6 million to expand its manufacturing operation in the Town of Strasburg and add new auto component lines and products […]

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Governor Northam Announces Shenandoah Valley Organic to Create 110 New Jobs in Harrisonburg

Posted on November 24, 2020

Company to expand production capabilities with new 75,000-square-foot facility FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · November 24, 2020 Office of the Governor Contact: Alena Yarmosky Email: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development Partnership Contact: Suzanne Clark Email: sclark@vedp.org Shenandoah Valley Organic Contact: Kathryn Tuttle Email: Kathryn.Tuttle@farmerfocus.com RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Shenandoah Valley Organic (SVO), a family-owned organic […]

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Governor Northam Welcomes Filming of New Hulu Limited Series ‘Dopesick’ to Virginia

Posted on November 24, 2020

Touchstone Television project will film in Central Virginia, Shenandoah Valley, and Roanoke region FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · November 24, 2020 Office of the Governor Contact: Alena Yarmosky Email: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Tourism Corporation Contact: Caroline Logan Email: clogan@virginia.org Phone: (804) 545-5572 Virginia Film Office Contact: Andy Edmunds Email: aedmunds@virginia.org Phone: (804) 545-5534 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced […]

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Governor Northam Announces Dynamic Aviation to Create 207 New Jobs in Rockingham County

Posted on November 19, 2020

Company will invest $47.9 million in expansion Date: November 19, 2020 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Dynamic Aviation, a leading provider of special-mission aviation solutions for government and commercial organizations worldwide, will invest $47.9 million to expand its operation in Rockingham County. The company will establish a new 13,000-square-foot facility for office space and […]

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Governor Northam Announces The Hershey Company to Invest $135 Million, Create 110 New Jobs in Augusta County

Posted on June 30, 2020

Project represents second major expansion of Stuarts Draft manufacturing operation since 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · June 30, 2020 Office of the Governor Contact: Alena Yarmosky Email: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development Partnership Contact: Suzanne Clark Email: sclark@vedp.org The Hershey Company Contact: Jeff Beckman Email: jbeckman@hersheys.com; Phone: (717) 534-8090 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that The […]

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Governor Northam Cuts Ribbon on Major New Cold Storage Facility in Rockingham County

Posted on September 20, 2019

InterChange Cold Storage adds vital infrastructure to support thriving food and beverage industry in Shenandoah Valley Date: September 19, 2019 MOUNT CRAWFORD -Governor Ralph Northam today celebrated the grand opening of a major new cold storage facility by third-party logistics provider and developer, InterChange Cold Storage, LLC, during a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Rockingham County-based […]

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Governor Northam Announces 102 New Jobs in Shenandoah County

Posted on August 27, 2019

Howell Metal will invest $8 million to expand production at manufacturing facility Date: August 27, 2019 New Market – Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Howell Metal, an established manufacturer of copper tubing and line sets for residential and commercial construction markets, will invest $8 million to expand production at its operation in Shenandoah County. […]

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Governor Northam Announces New Workforce Development Partnership for Commercial Driver Testing

Posted on August 27, 2019

Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia Community College System join forces to improve access to credentialing services in Virginia Date: August 27, 2019 Richmond – Governor Ralph Northam today announced the FastForward CDL Passway Program, a partnership of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to increase opportunities […]

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Governor Northam Announces The Hershey Company to Invest $104 Million in Augusta County: Major expansion by The Hershey Company to create 65 new jobs

Posted on May 9, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2019 Office of the GovernorContact: Alena YarmoskyEmail: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development PartnershipContact: Suzanne ClarkEmail: sclark@vedp.org The Hershey CompanyContact: Jeff BeckmanEmail: jbeckman@hersheys.com Phone: (717) 534-8090 STUARTS DRAFT—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that The Hershey Company, the leading North American chocolate producer and a global snacks company, will invest $104 million to […]

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