RECENT INVESTMENTS

Since 2019, new and existing businesses have invested nearly $1.25 billion and created over 850 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 (MM$)
Shenandoah Valley Organic  City of Harrisonburg Expansion of second state-of-the-art facility for family-owned organic chicken company November 2020 110
Dynamic Aviation Rockingham County Expansion for company focused on special-mission aviation solutions for government and commercial organizations worldwide. November 2020 207 47.9
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 Organics City of Harrisonburg Organic poultry processing facility expansion July 2019 0 5
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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