Author: jmatthews

Somic America Breaks Ground on $10 million Wythe County Expansion

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, a rare pause was taken in production at Somic America’s location in Wytheville, Virginia. Employees, management, contractors, engineers, local leaders, and others gathered as ground was broken on a 50,000 square foot expansion that will significantly increase the manufacturing facility’s footprint in Progress Park. Somic America’s investment in this project… Read more »

Schaffner MTC Transformers to invest $3.1 million to expand operation

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Schaffner MTC Transformers, a developer and manufacturer of standard and custom components and high-performance transformers, will invest $3.1 million to expand its operation in the Town of Wytheville in Wythe County. Virginia successfully competed against Ohio for the project, which is expected to create in the coming years 79… Read more »