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Governor honors 26 West Virginia businesses exporting to new markets

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In a ceremony today, 26 West Virginia companies were presented with the Governor’s Commendation for International Market Entry Award, recognizing businesses that exported to a new country in the previous year. West Virginia businesses exported to a diverse range of products in 2018 – everything from all-natural beard care products to virtual […]

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Your product is ready for export. This class will help your business go global.

Whether you’re a mom-and-pop shop or large corporation, exporting should be an essential part of your business plan. With 95 percent of the world population and 75 percent of the purchasing power located outside the borders of the United States, selling your products internationally just makes sense. It also gives you a strategic advantage over […]

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Sparksoft finds a new home in the hills of West Virginia

Software and technology solutions provider Sparksoft Corporation marked the official opening of its new facility in Fairmont in October, 2019. Sparksoft provides technology services in testing, development, security and program development. The new facility bridges the space between the towers of the NASA building in the I-79 Technology Park. “We are excited to be here […]

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Rustic Ravines Celebrates Opening of New Half Mile Zipline

The West Virginia Development Office recently helped celebrate the ribbon cutting for the new zipline at Rustic Ravines in Wayne County, West Virginia. The “Big Zipper” runs a half-mile long above the Rustic Ravines valley, connecting two mountain ridges. The cable is approximately 300 feet above the valley floor, and thrill-seekers can reach heart-pounding speeds […]

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Gov. Justice announces 100 new jobs as tech company Infor opens doors in West Virginia

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