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Economic Gardening: Helping Your Business Grow and Flourish

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Has your business been in operation for at least two years? Do you generate between $1-$50 million in annual revenue and employ between 10-99 full-time employees? Do you plan to significantly grow revenue over the next three years? If so, you may want to consider enrolling in the Virginia Economic Gardening Program. In partnership with the National Center for Economic Gardening (NCEG),… View Article


Blue Triangle Selected to Participate in Virginia’s VALET Program

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Blue Triangle, located in Mechanicsville, Virginia, has been accepted into the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) two-year Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program. The VALET program assists companies in the Commonwealth that are committed to international exporting as a growth strategy. To participate, each business must meet both quantitative and qualitative selection criteria. Participating firms are chosen based on their dedication… View Article


InspireYouth@Work Summer Opportunities Fair to be Held March 28th

Inspire Youth at Work Summer Opportunities Fair

Hanover County Economic Development is once again partnering with Hanover County Public Schools and the Capital Region Workforce Partnership to host the InspireYouth@Work Summer Opportunities Fair on Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 9:00 am through 12:00 noon at Life Church located at 8378 Atlee Road in Mechanicsville. This event, which is free to employers and attendees, is an opportunity for local government,… View Article


Anton Paar USA Announces Apprenticeship Program

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Anton Paar USA, named as the 2019 recipient of the Hanover County Marc S. Weiss Award, will be providing apprentices with classroom instruction as a three year apprenticeship program aimed at developing and advancing job-related skills. Through a partnership with John Tyler Community College, students participating in the program will help advance the fields of engineering for instrumented manufacturing technologies, and help… View Article


Hanover’s Highlights: Looking Back on 2019

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As excitement builds for a successful new year, we also take time to reflect on our top stories of 2019. Not surprisingly, the most-read stories are those that highlighted the moments that helped us innovate, prosper and grow over the past year. We look forward to what’s to come in 2020, and we thank you, Hanover County, for generating some great stories… View Article


Wegmans to Create 700 Jobs with $175 Million Investment in Hanover County

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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., a grocery retailer with stores throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions, will invest $175 million to establish a full-service, regional distribution operation in Hanover County. Virginia successfully competed with North Carolina for the project, which will create 700 new jobs. Located along Sliding Hill and Ashcake Roads in Ashland, Virginia, the new campus will allow the company to… View Article