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$41.6 Million Dollar Investment – InterChange Cold Storage

Posted on April 29, 2019

What inspired the InterChange Group, Inc. to begin developing a 600,000 sq. ft. cold storage facility in the Shenandoah Valley?  Market access and a growing need for additional cold storage across the region. Devon Anders, President of InterChange Group, describes it this way: “With direct access to I-81 and the ocean and inland terminals of […]

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Bringing the Shore to You

Posted on April 29, 2019

Reach International Markets through the Virginia Inland Port The Virginia Inland Port (VIP) is the northern Shenandoah Valley’s link to world markets. VIP is an intermodal container transfer facility in Front Royal that is owned and operated by the Virginia Port Authority. The inland port’s strategic location between interstates 81 and 66 provides an efficient […]

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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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InDemand Series: Welder

Posted on April 16, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: April 16, 2019   WHSV – We’re taking another look at jobs in demand in the Shenandoah Valley. You may not think about it, but the work of welders is around you every day. James Perry says one of the best things about being a welder is that […]

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InDemand Series: Plumber

Posted on April 3, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: April 3, 2019   WHSV – Watching the progression of construction from start to finish is rewarding for the people who have a hand in it everyday. With this plumbing apprenticeship through a local company, you can put together pieces of a puzzle for buildings that are here […]

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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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Region 8 “Call for Projects” FY20

Posted on April 1, 2019

The GO Virginia Region 8 Council recently implemented a new approach for identifying and prioritizing forthcoming projects to be considered for GO Virginia funding in the new fiscal year commencing in July 2019.  To better ensure potential projects are strategically developed across or outside of Region 8 and, also, aligned with the four GO Virginia […]

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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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Governor Northam Announces 44 New Jobs in Rockbridge County

Posted on March 7, 2019

Dynovis, Inc. to grow its engineering and manufacturing operations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 7, 2019 Office of the Governor Contact: Alena Yarmosky Email: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development Partnership Contact: Suzanne Clark Email: sclark@vedp.org Dynovis, Inc. Contact: Christine Repp Email: chris.repp@dynovis.com Phone: (540) 842-5039 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Dynovis, Inc., a Virginia-based manufacturer […]

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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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