Posts Categorized: All News Releases


Causes to celebrate: Polymer plant saved by laid-off workers returns to production under new ownership

The workers in Apple Grove, West Virginia, have good cause – causes, actually — to celebrate. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the polymer facility based in Apple Grove in Mason County. On Aug. 24, 2019, APG Polytech honors its first anniversary as part of the Far Eastern Group. Parent company Far Eastern Group […]

Continue reading

Italian manufacturer hosts grand opening for new factory July 29

Pietro Fiorentini moves operation to new facility in Weirton WEIRTON, W.Va. — Pietro Fiorentini celebrated the completion of its new manufacturing plant Monday, July 29, in Weirton. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the company’s new facility in the Three Springs Business Park.   State and local dignitaries joined company executives for the ribbon-cutting event, followed […]

Continue reading

Unlock a world of opportunity here in West Virginia

Welcome to West Virginia! Here in the Mountain State, you’ll find a world of opportunity waiting to be uncovered, endless outdoor adventures, rich culture and a close-knit sense of community you just won’t find anywhere else. We hope you enjoy your time here in West Virginia during the 24th World Scout Jamboree. Here’s a few […]

Continue reading

Eye care device maker Alcon sees a brilliant future ahead

As far as Alcon’s business is concerned, the eyes have it. Alcon is the global leader in eye care. The company makes a broad range of surgical and vision care products to treat conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, retinal diseases — and even contact lenses to play with eye colors. Among Alcon’s products are Intraocular […]

Continue reading

WV SBDC deputy director, coaches, earn Certified Business Advisor certificates

Graduate-level program confirms business coaching skills and knowledge CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three members of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC) have added new credentials to their professional training. WV SBDC Deputy Director Steve Johnson, Business Coach Donna Schramm and Business Coach Marsa Myers recently received Certified Business Advisor (CBA) certificates. They completed […]

Continue reading

Thriving Industries

Stay Current!

Our newsletter is free and packed with vital information about the state of West Virginia and its evolving incentives.