West Virginia is located in the heart of Appalachia, strategically located and connected to major metropolitan areas up and down the Eastern U.S. and Canada. Learn how our low cost of living and pro-business tax climate coupled with a high quality of life make life better here.
West Virginia's diverse economy has moved beyond our history of resource extraction to include a robust array of products and services. Learn about the key industries that have taken a foothold here and learn why leading companies make their home in the Mountain State.
The West Virginia Development Office works hard to make the process of locating in West Virginia smooth and seamless. Our team walks with businesses every step of the way to locate a new site, expand facilities, export goods, train to employees, and much more.
West Virginia is home to more than 130 businesses representing 27 countries from around the world, and West Virginia businesses export goods and services to more than 95 countries. Learn how our international team works out of three worldwide office to foster global engagement.
West Virginia has a number of diverse site and building opportunities. One of our most exciting opportunities is Rock Creek Development Park, offering 12,000 acres of flat, developable land in southern West Virginia. Explore Rock Creek Development Park and our site selection tool that lets you take the first steps to finding a new location in West Virginia.
Governor recognizes 37 West Virginia exporters, announces STEP grant funding
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (August 24, 2016) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, along with West Virginia Department of Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette, today awarded the Internation...al Market Entry Award to 37 companies from across the Mountain State. These awards honor West Vir...More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (June 28, 2016) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today joined business executives from Hino Motor Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. and nearly 300 team members from the company’s Williamstown plant to celebrate the production of the facility’s 50,0...00th truck in West Virginia.
“During my time as governor, I have made it a top priority to sit down...More
Eastern Panhandle facility to bring 1,000 construction jobs and 700 full-time positions
TABLER STATION, W.Va. (September 18, 2015) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today joined executives from Procter & Gamble to break ground at the company’s new $500 mi...llion facility in the Eastern Panhandle.
“Today is a historic day for West Virginia, and thi...More
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Department of Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette announced the start of construction on Procter & Gamble's Tabler Station manufacturing plant in the Eastern Panhandle. They showed the types of products planned for man...ufacturing at the new facility.
Global manufacturing leader to build manufacturing facility in Berkeley County
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced global consumer products giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) will build a new manufacturing plant in Berkeley C...ounty. The new facility is just the second manufacturing location that P&G has built in the Unit...More