Manufacturer to invest $9.6 million, create 66 new jobs

DUNLAP, Tenn. (March 6, 2019) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Hubner Manufacturing Corporation officials announced today that the company will invest $9.6 million to establish a new manufacturing facility in Dunlap.

~ Company to create more than 90 new jobs ~

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented IdentityTM for an increasingly digital world, will relocate its North American Identity & Security headquarters from Billerica, Massachusetts to Reston, Virginia in Fairfax County. Virginia successfully competed with Washington, D.C. and Maryland for this project, which will create more than 90 new jobs.


Almac Group a Northern Ireland based global pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company announced a $24.4m expansion of its US HQ in Souderton, PA to finance machine lines, computer equipment and software and an expanded cold storage area. Company will grow its 1100 employees in Pennsylvania by a further 312 over the next two years

~ Company to increase production at manufacturing facility, create 25 new jobs ~

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that McAirlaid’s, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Germany-based McAirlaid’s Vliesstoffe GmbH, will invest $7.8 million to increase production at its manufacturing facility in Franklin County. Virginia successfully competed with Germany for this project, which will create 25 new jobs.

“Since the construction of its first and only U.S. manufacturing facility more than a decade ago, McAirlaid’s has flourished in Franklin County, and we are thrilled that this global manufacturer has chosen to reinvest in the Commonwealth,” said Governor Northam. “With over 10,000 people entering the Roanoke Region’s workforce each year from higher education institutions such as Virginia Tech, Roanoke College, and Virginia Western Community College, McAirlaid’s will continue to benefit from the steady pipeline of manufacturing talent available in Franklin County.”

~ Press Glass to invest $43.55 million to establish first Virginia manufacturing operation ~

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Press Glass, the largest independent flat glass processing operation in Europe, will invest $43.55 million to establish a 280,000-square-foot manufacturing operation in Henry County. Press Glass represents the first company to locate in the county’s Commonwealth Crossing Industrial Park. Virginia successfully competed against North Carolina for the project, which will create 212 new jobs.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (December 7, 2018) – Today, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced that two companies based in the United Kingdom will add jobs in Florida.
Joe York, Vice Chairman of the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors said, “International business is vital to the state’s economy. Announcements like this let businesses around the world know they can find success in Florida.”

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