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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Cyclops Industries celebrates 60th anniversary

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Cyclops Industries marked 60 years in business with a Diamond Anniversary celebration. The event was held Wednesday, June 19, at the company’s manufacturing facility in South Charleston. When engineer Gene LeRoy founded Cyclops in 1959, he had a vision of producing sight safety glass that would not blow out if broken […]

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Manufacturer finds expanding export opportunity in Canada

As fate would have it, a connection made on the Internet was all Tim Warden needed to realize that there was a market for his company’s dust extraction equipment around the world. Warden is President of Englo, Inc, a Beckley-based manufacturer of dust extraction equipment for coal, wood and other industrial applications. The opportunity to […]

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