Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. — which is building its $2.5 billion HQ2 East Coast headquarters in Arlington — will open a fulfillment center for its AmazonBasics line in Prince George County by the end of the year, creating 150 jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday. The fulfillment center will open in the former 798,000-square-foot Ace Hardware
GRIMM’s expansion expected to create 23 jobs.
Arlington-based cybersecurity engineering and consulting firm GRIMM (SMFS Inc.) will invest $435,000 to establish its corporate headquarters in Stafford County, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday. The expansion is expected to create 23 jobs. GRIMM provides products and services including cybersecurity tools, sensors, analytics, frameworks, automated testing and consulting. “Strong cybersecurity defenses are increasingly important to
Richmond City Council members follow through on promise to spike project.
Richmond City Council on Monday formally killed the $1.5 billion Navy Hill proposal, with seven of nine members voting to strike several elements of the plan from the council’s consent agenda. After the vote, council members passed a resolution that Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney start over with a request for proposals to develop the area
It's the latest project offered in conjunction with the controversial $1.5 billion Navy Hill redevelopment
The $1.5 billion Navy Hill project — as proposed — may be killed next Monday by Richmond City Council, but that hasn’t stopped Virginia Commonwealth University and other heavy hitters from making economic development announcements in an effort to salvage the controversial project. VCU Health System announced Tuesday that it would build a complex in
Company announces $2.6M expansion in Forest area.
Custom Truck One Source will expand its manufacturing business in Bedford County, investing $2.6 million and creating 61 jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. The Kansas City, Missouri-based company plans to double production at its specialized truck and heavy equipment plant in Bedford’s Forest area to meet growing demand. “Custom Truck One Source has been
The investment will create 29 jobs.
International olive oil manufacturer Acesur USA LLC will invest $11 million to establish its first U.S. production operation in Suffolk, creating 29 jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday. Acesur was established in 1840 and produces, packages and markets olive oil. It exports to more than 90 countries and has established brands in the U.S. including
ePac Flexible Packaging invested $100 million in new HP printing platform.
Austin, Texas-based packaging manufacturer ePac Flexible Packaging will invest $6.5 million to establish a manufacturing facility in Henrico County, creating 35 jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday. ePac Flexible Packaging was founded in 2016 and produces finished pouches and rollstock. The manufacturer invested $100 million last November in HP Indigo 20000, a commercial digital printing
Alchemco CEO expects acquisition to create 15 to 20 jobs.
Henrico County-based manufacturer Alchemco recently acquired a North Dakota waterproofing technology company, TechCrete LLC, in a move expected to create 15 to 20 jobs, according to Alchemco. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but Alchemco, which produces products to clean, repair and waterproof concrete and masonry, expects the addition to generate $50 million in
The Virginia Talent Accelerator Program, launched last fall by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, is set to begin its first big project in March, training an estimated 703 people to work at Morgan Olson LLC’s new plant in the Danville area at no cost to the employer. Many will train in classrooms and the welding
$13 million facility in Salem will be fully operational within a few months
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday that Mack Trucks will create 250 jobs at a Roanoke County facility building a new line of medium-duty trucks. The company, part of the Volvo Group, plans to invest $13 million in the project, according to state and county officials. The plant, to be known as Mack’s Roanoke Valley Operations