FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: September 1, 2020
CONTACT NAME: Greg Hitchin
VIRTEX and the City of Waynesboro announce the creation of 40-50 new manufacturing jobs in the City. VIRTEX, an Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) Provider with facilities in the US and Mexico, is adding a new product line to its Waynesboro location in Solutions Place, the former GE facility on Hopeman Parkway.
The new product line is expected to be operational and candidates are encouraged to apply for jobs immediately. VIRTEX will be looking for nonskilled and skilled candidates preferably with manufacturing, assembly, or electronic experience. On the job training and certificate programs are available for successful candidates. Information about the career opportunities can be found in person at VIRTEX 1 Solutions Way, Waynesboro, VA 22980 or https://www.vec.virginia.gov/find-a-job.
VIRTEX, an electronics manufacturing company located in Waynesboro, VA is growing rapidly. “This expansion requires many different skillsets to meet the company’s goals.” Walt Carter, General Manager at the Waynesboro location, says, “New team members that have experience in IPC production soldering are in high demand, as well as electronics technicians. We look forward to continued growth in 2020 as well as into the future, consider joining our fast-paced exciting team.”
“We are pleased that VIRTEX has elected to bring this new product line to Waynesboro,” stated Mayor Bobby Henderson of Waynesboro. “It is especially satisfying to see the former GE facility rejuvenated with this new product line being produced by this state-of-the-art manufacturing firm.”
Greg Hitchin, Director of Economic Development and Tourism, echoes the Mayor’s comment, “manufacturing has been the hallmark of our community since the 1800’s and is one of the top sources of employment in the area. High tech firms like VIRTEX are continuing the tradition of outstanding manufacturing opportunities in Waynesboro.”
ABOUT VIRTEX: VIRTEX is a trusted technology partner that provides strategic Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) to military, aerospace, and medical customers. VIRTEX is an expert in Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) and a One-Stop Electronic Contract Manufacturer for PCBA services. VIRTEX increases the competitive position of your product with a smart and simplified regional supply chain solution across the production lifecycle by focusing on and reflecting your products and vision.
ABOUT WAYNESBORO: Waynesboro VA is strategically located in the Shenandoah Valley at the intersection of I81 and I64 plus the Blue Ridge Parkway, Shenandoah National Park, and Appalachian Trial, providing exceptional connectivity for manufacturing, logistics, and technology firms while offering extraordinary work / life balance opportunities.