Governor Youngkin Announces International Yeast Products Manufacturer to Establish First U.S. Operation in Virginia

Posted on September 19, 2023

Leiber to invest up to $20 million in Rockingham County facility, creating 35 new jobs September 18, 2023 RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Leiber, a German manufacturer that processes brewers’ yeast into animal nutrition, biotechnology, and nutraceutical products, will invest up to $20 million to establish its first U.S. operation in Innovation […]

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Winter Economic Development Forum Featuring Page County

Posted on February 15, 2023

Shenandoah Valley Partnership hosted a Winter Economic Development Forum early in February featuring Page County. Guests included Page County Economic Development and Tourism director Nina Fox and Page County Board of Supervisors member Mark Stroupe, as well as Page County EDA Member Dennis Fleming and owner of Shenandoah-based KVK Precision Specialties Jeff Vaughan. SVP Executive […]

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Living a Better Life Through Flowers: Harmony Harvest and Floral Genius

Posted on July 12, 2022

June 8, 2022 – Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley Life is steeped in a heritage of agriculture and two companies owned by sisters are taking agriculture in a new direction.  Jessica Hall and Stephanie Auville are adding floriculture to the list of agricultural products exported from the Shenandoah Valley.  Their companies, Harmony Harvest and Floral Genius, grow the […]

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Shenandoah Valley Partnership Hosts Economic Forum

Posted on May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022 The Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP) hosted an economic forum May 20, 2022 providing an overview of recent activities in the Shenandoah Valley region, a presentation by the Port of Virginia and an in-depth look at housing in the region.  The mainstay of the program focused on housing. SVP was joined by guest […]

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GO Virginia Site Enhancement Secures Future Growth for Virginia

Posted on March 4, 2022

By Jay A. Langston, Ph.D., (First published in the Harrisonburg Daily News Record) Recent national headlines have detailed with great fanfare staggering investments and job creation commitments by large international companies in electric vehicle production, aviation, pharmaceuticals, and other cutting edge technologies in states all around Virginia.  Such announcements were not happenstance – they resulted […]

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Aviation Innovation in the Shenandoah Valley: The NextGen Aviators Program

Posted on March 1, 2022

February 23, 2022 – Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley Life is made possible by the creative and innovative philosophies of our companies.  Manufacturing is the largest private sector employment base in the Valley and while we are known for our food and beverage sector, our robust manufacturing economy encompasses a broad range of sectors including pharmaceuticals, electronics, […]

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