Recent News

TST Fabrications Announces 34 New Jobs in the City of Norfolk

November 13, 2019

Company to invest $4.1 million to expand manufacturing presence

Governor Northam Announces First Ever International Trade Strategic Plan for Commonwealth of Virginia

November 13, 2019

Long-term strategy aims to increase competitiveness of Virginia businesses in international marketplace, grow exports by 50 percent

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Announces 150 New Jobs in the City of Richmond

October 31, 2019

Company to expand research and development operation

Morgan Olson Announces 703 New Jobs in Danville-Pittsylvania County

October 25, 2019

Company to invest $57.8 million to establish new walk-in step van assembly operation in former IKEA plant

DroneUp Announces 41 New Jobs in Virginia Beach

October 24, 2019

Company to expand its headquarters operation

Cartograf Announces 63 New Jobs in Chesterfield County

October 23, 2019

Company to invest $65.3 million to establish first manufacturing plant in the United States 

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.

Third Quarter Publication

Third Quarter 2019

This issue explores the various dimensions of America’s rural growth challenge and how Virginia is seeking to leverage its distinctive strengths to buck national trends.

VEDP Q2 Cover

Second Quarter 2019

This issue explores the future of manufacturing in the U.S. as envisioned by C-level executives at some of America’s leading manufacturers.

Case Studies


Grupo Phoenix Finds the Perfect Package in Virginia

Grupo Phoenix first established its North American headquarters in Pulaski County in 2010. By 2017, the company had expanded four times at the manufacturing operation, for a total of $106.2 million in capital investment and 585 new jobs.


Carry-On Trailer Finds Creative Talent Solutions in the Commonwealth

Carry-On Trailer's manufacturing operation in Westmoreland County had experienced a steady increase in demand since its establishment in 2004, and the next phase of the company's growth entailed extending its market reach into the Northeast and Canada.

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