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May 4, 2021
PETERSBURG—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that AMPAC Fine Chemicals (AFC), a leading manufacturer of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the United States, will invest $25 million to expand its existing operation on North…
May 3, 2021
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Aditxt (Aditx Therapeutics, Inc.) (Nasdaq: ADTX), a biotech innovation company focused on improving the health of the immune system, will establish its first high-capacity AditxtScore™…
April 30, 2021
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Dante Valve Company, a family-owned, international manufacturer and distributor of valves and related products, will invest $1.9 million to expand its operation in the City of Norfolk.
April 30, 2021
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Ridgeline International, Inc., a technology-based solutions provider for the federal government, commercial, and nonprofit sectors, will invest $1.75 million to expand its operation in…
April 29, 2021
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a diversified global leader in thermal management technology and solutions, will invest $7 million to establish a manufacturing facility in…
April 21, 2021
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Amazon continues to invest in Virginia with the launch of a new, state-of-the-art robotics fulfillment center on 119 acres of ancillary land at Richmond Raceway in Henrico County.
After a 14-month competitive site selection process during which Amazon received 238 proposals from communities across North America, the tech giant announced plans in 2018 to invest approximately $2.5 billion to establish a major new headquarters (HQ2) in Virginia, creating more than 25,000 high-paying jobs. Virginia successfully secured the historic project through unprecedented state, regional, and local partnerships. The foundation of the cooperative pitch for Amazon HQ2 was centered on Virginia’s thriving tech sector and talent—including a commitment to a pipeline for the future.
Nearly 20 years after the company’s first investment in the Commonwealth and with thriving operations in both Northern and Southern Virginia, Microsoft continues to evolve its technology to meet customer needs. As a publicly held corporation with revenues surpassing $125 billion and nearly 156,000 employees worldwide, Microsoft is actively answering the call for increased cloud services, requiring a new operation with strategic access to its customer base and a reliable pool of tech talent.