West Virginia Business News

Jefferson County Development Authority Addresses Misinformation about Rockwool

July 31, 2018

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) is addressing the misinformation circulating throughout the community about the process in which Rockwool chose to locate its new manufacturing facility in Ranson, West Virginia.

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SPX Purchases Schonstedt Instrument Company in Jefferson County

July 16, 2018

SPX Corporation has purchased Schonstedt Instrument Company in Kearneysville, West Virginia. Schonstedt manufactures and distributes magnetic locator products used for locating underground utilities and other buried objects.

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Auto Repair and Performance Shop Opens in Burr Business Park

July 13, 2018

Obsession Performance, an auto repair and performance shop, opened January 1st in the Burr Business Park in Kearneysville. Obsession Performance serves car, jeep, and truck enthusiasts in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and surrounding areas specializing in aftermarket and performance products with a state-of-the-art Dyno for performance testing and diagnostics.

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JCDA Seeks Architectural Services for Shell Building in Burr Business Park

July 09, 2018

Requests for Qualifications - Professional Architectural Services

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA), (Owner), is accepting Statements of Qualifications from interested qualified architectural consulting firms detailing the firm's qualifications, technical expertise, management and staffing capabilities, references, and related prior experience with similar projects, for the purpose of selecting a firm to provide architectural and engineering design services for the design of a 40,000-square-foot shell building and related site work in the Burr Business Park in  Jefferson County, West Virginia.

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Rockwool Breaks Ground for Manufacturing Facility in Jefferson County, West Virginia

June 28, 2018

Rockwool North America officially broke ground Tuesday for a new stone wool insulation manufacturing facility in Jefferson County, which will be the company's second plant in the United States.

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Jefferson County Celebrates Conservation of Gap View Farm

May 30, 2018

Jefferson County recently celebrated the conservation of Gap View Farm, one of the county's few remaining pre-revolutionary farms. The 318-acre property is the largest to be accepted into the county's farmland protection program.

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Jefferson County Offers Opportunity Zones for Economic Development

May 24, 2018

Six locations in Jefferson County, West Virginia, including the Burr Business Park,  have qualified as "Opportunity Zones" by the U.S. Department of Treasury and are now eligible for a new tax incentive designed to promote economic development. 

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TeMa North America Breaks Ground for Manufacturing Plant in Jefferson County, West Virginia

April 30, 2018

TeMa North America has broken ground for a new facility in Jefferson County, marking the Italian-based company's first manufacturing operation in North America.

The 42,000-square-foot manufacturing plant is being built in the Burr Business Park in Kearneysville. When completed this fall, the $10 million facility will produce insulation and drainage systems for residential, commercial, and industrial uses such as erosion control, soil reinforcement, aqua control, and green roofs. 

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Forum Provides Innovative Ideas for Agricultural Businesses

February 23, 2018

The 14th annual Forum for Rural Innovation on March 9th will showcase new ideas, programs, and practices that enhance the agricultural development and profitability of farms and rural businesses in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and northern Virginia area. Offering opportunities for both networking and education, the Forum features a variety of exhibits and panel discussions that highlight how individual farms, rural businesses, and educational institutions are planning for the future of agriculture.   

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How Will the New Tax Laws Impact Your Business?

January 26, 2018

Sweeping changes are happening to federal tax laws for businesses in 2018. Join the Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum(EPEF) on Feb. 1 and learn how these changes may impact your business.

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