West Virginia Development Office: Press Releases

Japanese Firm Opens First North American Facility in West Virginia
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by West Virginia Development Office Japan-based manufacturer Nippon Tungsten has selected West Virginia for its first facility in North America and its first wholly-owned subsidiary outside of Japan. Nippon Tungsten plans...

Coal Technologies Development Cooperation
Monday, November 22, 2010 by West Virginia Development Office Delegates from Shanxi, China's top coal-producing province, visited Charleston to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with governor Joe Manchin III related to the continued mutual...

Commitment to Revitalize South Charleston Technology Park
Friday, November 19, 2010 by West Virginia Development Office Joe Manchin has announced that the state of West Virginia is committed to revitalizing the South Charleston technology park and has requested the West Virginia higher education policy...

International Firms Learn about Aerospace Industry
Friday, November 19, 2010 by West Virginia Development Office Business executives from Japan, Italy and Portugal have arrived in West Virginia to learn about the state's aerospace capabilities. Sixteen representatives from 13 companies arrived on...

Business Announcements
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 by West Virginia Development Office Select Energy Services of Gainesville, Texas, has recently purchased Arvilla Well Services and Buckstone in St. Marys. Select Energy plans to invest approximately $25m, retain 119...

West Virginia Navigates Economic Waters Toward Recovery
Thursday, October 21, 2010 by West Virginia Development Office The storm that swept through the global economy has thrown individuals, governments and industries into financial disarray. While West Virginia has been challenged by these difficult times,...

West Virginia Open for Business Announcements
Thursday, October 21, 2010 by West Virginia Development Office TRG Customer Solutions has secured a long-term contract, creating 350 new jobs in Beckley. A telecommunications firm with a global presence, TRG employs 1,000 workers in West Virginia....

Allevard-Sogefi US Hosts Grand Opening in West Virginia
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 by West Virginia Development Office Governor Joe Manchin joined Emanuele Bosio, chief executive of Sogefi Group, and other dignitaries to celebrate the completion of the Allevard-Sogefi US engine filter system production line...

Tax Reduction on Commercial Aircraft Helps Local Business Soar
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 by West Virginia Development Office Scott Miller, owner of Executive Air, has seen a 30% increase in business since the West Virginia aircraft valuation tax credit went into effect on July 1, 2009. "We've welcomed 18...