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Specialty Snack Company to Expand in Henrico County, Creating 60 New Jobs

July 19, 2021

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Red River Foods, Inc., a U.S.

SimpliSafe to Add Second Operation in Henrico County, Creating Over 250 New Jobs

July 15, 2021

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that SimpliSafe, a leading producer of self-installed home security systems, will invest more than $3 million to expand operations in Henrico County.

Xaloy to Return to Virginia, Reopen Pulaski Manufacturing Facility

July 15, 2021

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Xaloy, a leading manufacturer of plastic processing components for injection and extrusion machinery, will move its barrel manufacturing operation from Ohio back to Virginia and reopen its…

Twelve Companies Selected to Participate in Virginia Leaders in Export Trade Program

July 15, 2021

RICHMOND—The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced the acceptance of 12 companies into its two-year Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program.

MI Technical Solutions to Expand Facility in Chesapeake

July 2, 2021

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that MI Technical Solutions, Inc.

Governor Northam Announces $1.5 Million to Support Restoration of Brownfield Sites

July 2, 2021

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that approximately $1.5 million in Site Remediation Grants from the Virginia Brownfields Restoration and Economic Redevelopment Assistance Fund (VBAF) will be awarded to six localities, which…

Virginia Economic Review

Each issue of Virginia Economic Review will provide an insider look at Virginia’s economy, its diverse array of world-class companies, its amazing talent, and its stunning natural beauty, as well as insights from national thought leaders.

Virginia Economic Review: Second Quarter 2021 Cover

Second Quarter 2021

This issue explores the economic value that international trade brings to companies and consumers and details Virginia’s plan to boost exports by 50% over the next 10–15 years.

Virginia Economic Review cover Q1 2021

First Quarter 2021

This issue highlights why so many executives choose Virginia for their corporate headquarters.

Case Studies

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GSK Expands Consumer Healthcare Research and Development in Virginia

Company leadership began an evaluation of all consumer healthcare R&D facilities with a vision to build leading research and development capabilities into the future. The global R&D headquarters in the City of Richmond quickly stood out as a contender for an expansion.

Huntington Ingalls Industries

Huntington Ingalls Industries Builds in Virginia

Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. HII's Newport News Shipbuilding employs over 25,000 Virginians, making it the largest industrial employer in the Commonwealth and the largest shipbuilding company in the United States.

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