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Hanover’s Perspective

East Penn Manufacturing Expands Warehouse Facility in Hanover County

East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., a privately-held company, operates one of the largest single-site lead-acid battery manufacturing facilities in the world.  East Penn has been making batteries since 1946 under the popular brand, Deka. Today, the company’s batteries range in literally thousands of different sizes made for virtually any application that requires battery power. Aside from lead-acid batteries, other products offered by… View Article

Marc Weiss Hanover Workforce Awards

The Hanover  Business Council hosted the first Marc Weiss Hanover Workforce Awards conference.  Two Hanover firms were recognized.   

New Micro-brewery Announces Location in Hanover County

Center of the Universe Brewing Company this month leased 12,000 square feet on Air Park Road in Ashland, just off Interstate 95 near Bass Pro Shop. To find our more about COTU, read this feature article from Richmond BizSense  

Virginia Crane Expands Their Operations in Hanover County

Virginia Crane (a.k.a. Foley Material Handling Co.), a large manufacturer of industrial cranes, has announced a significant expansion of their facility in Hanover County.  Phase 1 of the project will include a 13,000 square foot expansion that accommodates the production of a new, larger crane product.  An additional 20,000 square foot expansion is planned in Phase 2 that will add office and… View Article

Orbit Logistics Continues Strong Growth in Hanover County

Orbit Logistics, a family owned company which provides order fulfillment, warehousing services, third party logistics and value added solutions has been in business in the Richmond area since 1985. Orbit Logistics handles a variety of products from fiber optic cable and turf equipment to children’s books and play sets.  In addition they offer a niche service providing repair and reconditioning services for… View Article

Specialty Coating & Laminating in Hanover Acquires New Division

Barricade Building Products, a division of Specialty Coating & Laminating, LLC of Doswell, Virginia, completed the acquisition of Berry Plastics' housewrap division on November 1, 2011. The company expects to add 15-20 new jobs by March 2012, and anticipates that the building products division will expand significantly in the future with the addition of new products for their customers. Click here to… View Article