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Hanover’s Perspective

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

Business First Hanover 2010-2011 Annual Report now available

Business First Hanover is the local business assistance program aimed at supporting local companies and ensuring that they are provided every opportunity to grow right here in Hanover County. The business retention and expansion program is part of a regional collaborative effort that includes the Greater Richmond Partnership, the City of Richmond, and the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico. As part… View Article