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Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator Announces New Interim Executive Director

The Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator announced today the appointment of William H. Daughtrey as interim Executive Director. David Lohr will step down from his post effective March 3, 2011, to take a new opportunity as President and Executive Director of the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing. Click here to read more


Commitment to Community Award for Hanover Businesses

The Hanover County Board Supervisors have a time-honored tradition of recognizing outstanding volunteer service with an annual celebration event, the Spirit of Volunteerism Awards, which pays tribute to outstanding Hanover County residents, individuals, groups and local businesses whose volunteer service activities benefit the citizens of Hanover County. The Commitment to Community Award is a category that recognizes businesses that exemplify strong community… View Article


Hanover County named a “Top Place to Raise Children” by Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Bloomberg BusinessWeek recently names Ashland as the “Best Place to Raise Children” in Virginia. Mechanicsville, another Hanover community, was named the runner-up for the Commonwealth of Virginia.


BusinessFirst Program Recognized by Virginia Chamber

The Torchbearer Award for the Seventh Congressional District from the Virginia Chamber of Commerce was awarded to the Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. with the City of Richmond and counties of Hanover, Henrico, and Chesterfield for BusinessFirst Greater Richmond , a business retention and expansion program. The Torchbearer Award was presented at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce's Economic Summit, “Preparing for a Brighter… View Article


Hanover Launches Updated Site Selection Web Service

Hanover County Economic Development has recently launched a new version of Site Logistics, a GIS based site selection web service. This updated version of the website is based on the ESRI Flex API and utilizes ArcGIS Server and the Business Analyst Online API. It allows map functionality such as zoom in, zoom out, and pan- users can now change the base map… View Article


Specialty Coating and Laminating, LLC Purchases Manufacturing Facility in Doswell

Specialty Coating & Laminating, LLC (SC&L), has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the real estate and production equipment of Covalence Specialty Coatings, LLC's (Covalence) manufacturing facility in Doswell, Virginia. SC&L, founded by the Richmond, Virginia-based investment banking firm Smither & Company and led by Chief Executive Officer Geoff Baldwin, is a manufacturer of poly extrusion and aqueous coated paper and… View Article