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Businesses earn awards at competition

January 29, 2016

Businesses earn awards at competition

Three local businesses – including two new ones – will receive grants and services valued at a total of more than $10,200 as part of winning the 2015 Small Business Investment Forum (SBIF) Business Plan Competition.

Swedish Company to Create 68 New Jobs

January 14, 2016


Starsprings, a spring and spring-unit manufacturer based in Sweden, will invest $3.7 million to establish its first US Manufacturing operation in Henry County.  The new operation will create 68 new jobs. 

Airport Lands New Helicopter

December 10, 2015

Airport Lands New Helicopter

Wake Forest Baptist Health AirCare and Air Methods Corp. announced today the addition of a third air medical helicopter under the call sign “AirCare 3,” which will be based at Blue Ridge Airport in Henry County

The Center For Advanced Film Manufacturing Offers New Program

December 2, 2015

Center For Advanced Film Offers New Professional Training Program

Fifteen Eastman Chemical Co. employees learned the science behind their work in performance films and how to better detect and resolve problems in production at last week’s “Web Dynamics” seminar in Martinsville.

Faneuil Adding 35 Local Jobs

November 24, 2015

Faneuil Adding 35 Local Jobs

Washington Gas (WGL), recently announced that Faneuil has been selected to begin customer care and supporting services for WGL’s utility customers in Virginia, Maryland and the greater District of Columbia area.  Faneuil will staff the operation with more than 200 employees, an estimated 35 new jobs will be based in Martinsville.