Virginia Economic Development Partnership

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  • Chinese Company Plans $2B Pulp and Paper Plant in Chesterfield County

    The state of Virginia is celebrating its latest economic development win. Shandong Tranlin Paper Co., Ltd., a Chinese pulp and paper company, will invest $2 billion over five years to build its first advanced manufacturing operation in Chesterfield County and create 2,000 new jobs by 2020. Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the project last month. It represents the largest Chinese investment and job creation project in Virginia history, and also the largest Chinese greenfield economic development project in the United States.

    Richmond 03 July 2014 01:31
  • Oceaneering International Plans Move to New 154,000-SF Chesapeake Facility

    Good news for the city of Chesapeake. One of the area’s major employers has announced its plans to remain in the area and expand in a new location, creating approximately 70 new jobs in the process and retaining over 460.

    Richmond 27 November 2013 15:23