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  • Located on the southern border of Virginia, Martinsville - Henry County is a thriving community conveniently positioned within a day's drive of 60% of the U.S. population

    and over a third of the nation's industrial manufacturers. Martinsville - Henry County is positioned 50 miles south of Roanoke, Virginia and 50 miles north of Greensboro, North Carolina - home to the Piedmont Triad International Airport. With our roots in furniture and textile manufacturing, we have undergone a transformation of our economy over the past 10 years.

    We are now home to plastics and polymer processors, logistics and distribution companies, food processors and more. Perhaps best known for the Martinsville Speedway, our community is educated, loyal, hardworking, and ready to work for you!

  • Business Centre

    Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre is set to open soon in Martinsville - Henry County. The new business park will be developed on 726 acres along the North Carolina border, approximately 30 miles north of Greensboro's Piedmont Triad International Airport. The park is rail served, and will have sites up to 280 acres with 200 acres of construction-ready pad.

    Located near US 220 South at the Virginia / North Carolina state line
    Four-lane access to nearby interstates
    Total Acreage: 726 acres
    Tract 1: 280 acres (200 pad acres)
    Adjacent to the Norfolk Southern Railway Mainline
    Only 33 miles to the Piedmont Triad International Airport and the new
    FedEx Mid-Atlantic Hub in Greensboro, NC

News & Media

Governor McDonnell Announces 25 New Jobs in Henry County

Bassett Furniture Industries will create 25 new jobs and invest $1.5 million to expand its operations in Henry County.

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Eastman Chemical invests $40 million in Henry County
Eastman Chemical invests $40 million in Henry County

Eastman Chemical Company recently announced that it will invest $40 million over the next three years to expand its manufacturing operation in Henry County. Eastman acquired the site in 2012 and became the leading global manufacturer of window films for the automotive and architectural markets. The company's facility in Henry County is one of the largest and most integrated window and performance-coated film manufacturing sites in the world. The investment in Henry County is expected to create 25 new jobs. 

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive and end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2012 pro forma revenues, giving effect to the Solutia acquisition, of approximately $9 billion. The company is based in Kingsport, Tennessee, and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world.
Mark Costa, president of Eastman stated, "Eastman's investment in Henry County will target specific initiatives and include infrastructure and technology upgrades, warehousing improvements, environmental, safety and reliability enhancements and production capacity expansions to support growth. To enable each of these, Eastman anticipates an increased need for skilled employees. The partnerships with Patrick Henry Community College and New College Institute are critical for successful workforce development."