RECENT INVESTMENTS

Since 2019, new and existing businesses have invested over $1.4 billion and created over 1,400 jobs in the Shenandoah Valley. View the announcements below or click here to read the many reasons our business leaders choose the Shenandoah Valley to grow their company’s future. 

Shenandoah Valley Announcements · 2019 – Present

Company Name Location Description Date Announced New Jobs Investment (M$)
Virginia Industrial Plastics Rockingham County Expansion of plastic thermoforming and fabrication company. September 2021 92 6.5
CAVA Augusta County New processing and packaging operation for fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant chain. September 2021 52 30
SIBO GROUP* City of Harrisonburg New manufacturer of closure solutions for tubes, containers, and other packaging systems and establishment of U.S. corporate headquarters. May 2021 24 2.61
Modine Manufacturing Company Rockbridge County Expansion of data center cooling solutions manufacturer. April 2021 60 7.03
Ryzing Technologies City of Staunton Expansion of designer and manufacturer of textile-based engineering solutions. April 2021 31 .15
Overlook Produce and Farm Adventures Rockingham County Expansion of farm market to include produce packing facility and retail market pavilion. April 2021 6 .85
Valley Guard Supply City of Harrisonburg New Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturer. February 2021 45 1.00
Smiley’s Ice Cream Town of Bridgewater, Rockingham County Expansion of ice cream producer to include new manufacturing facility and retail store January 2021 8 1.15
Christian Light Publications City of Harrisonburg Publisher of Christian learning materials.  December 2020 0 0.40
Pure Shenandoah
Town of Elkton, Rockingham County New industrial hemp fiber processing and cannabidiol (CBD) oil extraction facility. December 2020 24 3.28
Amazon City of Waynesboro Amazon leases building to operate Delivery Station. December 2020
International Automotive Components Group (IAC Group)* Town of Strasburg, Shenandoah County Expansion of global supplier of automotive components. December 2020 47 4.65
Shenandoah Valley Organic  City of Harrisonburg Expansion of second state-of-the-art facility for family-owned organic chicken company November 2020 110 64.25
Dynamic Aviation Rockingham County Expansion for company focused on special-mission aviation solutions for government and commercial organizations worldwide. November 2020 207 47.87
The Plant Company of Virginia LLC Augusta County New greenhouse operations. September 2020 22 10.55
VIRTEX City of Waynesboro Expansion of new product line at existing Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) Provider. September 2020 50 0
Hershey Chocolate of Virginia, Inc.  Augusta County Expansion at leading North American chocolate producer and global snacks company. June 2020 110 135
Devils Backbone Brewing Company Rockbridge County New can packing equipment on bottling line at existing craft brewery and beverage manufacturer.   April 2020 0 1.6
Artisan Packaging City of Harrisonburg Expansion of manufacturer of plastic bottles for pharmaceutical and personal care industry sectors. March 2020 18 0
Rockbridge Vineyard Rockbridge County Addition of  brewery operation to existing vineyard.  January 2020 4 0.3
Sage Bird Ciderworks City of Harrisonburg New production facility and tasting room for hard cidery January 2020 6 0.155
Raven Engineered Films City of Waynesboro New facility to design and manufacture flexible films and sheets. January 2020 11 0.31
Artisan Packaging City of Harrisonburg Expansion of manufacturer of plastic bottles for pharmaceutical and personal care industry sectors. September 2019 15 0
Howell Metal Co. Shenandoah County Expansion of manufacturer of copper tubes and fittings. August 2019 102 8.039
Shenandoah Valley Organic City of Harrisonburg Organic poultry processing facility expansion.  July 2019 0 5
Stable Craft Brewing Augusta County Craft beverage producer expands into farm-winery operation. June 2019 6 0.200
Hershey Chocolate of Virginia, Inc Augusta County Leading North American chocolate producer and global snacks company facility expansion May 2019 65 104.4
Merck & Co., Inc. Rockingham County Biopharmaceutical manufacturing expansion. May 2019 152 1000
Flow Alkaline Spring Water* Augusta County New operation for provider of naturally alkaline spring water April 2019 51 15.5
Speyside Bourbon Stave Mill in Virginia, Inc.* Bath County Stave mill expansion for craft beverage industry April 2019 45 0.114
Dynovis, Inc. Rockbridge New manufacturing operation of rapid development shelters and aerostats. March 2019 44 0.592
*Indicates foreign affiliation          
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