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Made An Export Violation? A Voluntary Disclosure Can Save You.

Navigating the ins and outs of federal rules and regulations for exporting can be a difficult task, which is why we here at the West Virginia Department of Economic Development want to help by sharing valuable resources, such as this webinar presented by the National Association of District Export Councils. Watch the webinar to learn […]

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Procter and Gamble: Influencing West Virginia’s, #YesWV’s, Manufacturing Industry

Founded over 180 years ago as a soap and candle company, Procter and Gamble (P&G) is now the world’s largest consumer goods company. Not only is the growth of this company amazing, but the fact that one of their manufacturing facilities is in West Virginia, #YesWV, is great as well. In 2020, P&G quadrupled their […]

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CFOAM: From West Virginia Coal Mines to Outer Space

West Virginia is known for its deep roots when it comes to the coal mining industry. Most people associate coal with creating heat and electricity. Have you ever considered coal in outer space? This company is changing coal into carbon foam to create useful tools for industries like aerospace. CFOAM’s carbon foam has evolved into […]

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Employees and location lead Belle Chemical Company to say #YesWV

Many people spend their lives searching for jobs that make them happy and places to call home. Here in West Virginia, you don’t have to go far to find good work and the place where you belong. Just ask Belle Chemical Company and its employees.  Located in Belle, near Charleston, Belle Chemical is a leading […]

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West Virginians encouraged to take the broadband speed test

CHARLESTON, WV — If you think West Virginia needs faster broadband, you can take a test to help make it happen. The West Virginia Department of Economic Development (WVDED) and the Broadband Enhancement Council are encouraging West Virginians to take an internet speed test. “This is an effort to help improve broadband access in West Virginia […]

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