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Foam Expo 2021 – Booth #1328

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We believe West Virginia is a great place to do business and look forward to sharing more about the Mountain State with you. West Virginia’s prime location, highly productive workforce and pro-business climate are just a few reasons successful companies continue to say #YesWV.

 

 

Companies that call West Virginia home

Thriving Industry Spotlights:

Automotive 

Automotive component manufacturers from around the world have found the road to success leads to West Virginia. Businesses that supply and support the automotive industry find a ready workforce with the skills needed by today’s market. Additionally, West Virginia provides easy access to suppliers of raw materials such as steel, aluminum and chemicals/polymers needed for the automotive industry.

Chemical/Polymer

Chemical and polymer companies have thrived in West Virginia for generations. While many advantages that attracted multinational companies are still present, structural shifts have made West Virginia even more competitive as a global chemical and polymer hub.

Aerospace

The aerospace industry is a dynamic, emerging economic sector in West Virginia. From up-and-coming high-tech innovators to established titans of the industry, the state’s growing cluster of aerospace companies is fueled by an array of advantages.

Our Partners

The West Virginia Regional Technology Park is a premier research and technology facility and a global leader in research and innovation. The park sits on 258 acres with over 800,000 sq. ft. of specialized space and shovel-ready sites and is home to 900+ jobs with businesses like MATRIC, Dow, N3 by Accenture, ControlSoft, and ChemAssist. Learn more at wvtechpark.com. 

The Chemical Alliance Zone (CAZ) is a nonprofit economic development group dedicated to creating jobs and investments in the chemical and related industries across West Virginia. CAZ works with the West Virginia Department of Economic Development and many other partners to attract new companies, retain and expand existing companies and enable the development and growth of start-ups.  They also provide general industry support, assist with workforce development activities and the chemistry industry in all its forms across the State.

Meet the Team at Booth #1328


West Virginia Department of Economic Development

Steve Spence
International Division Director

Markee Schindler
Business Development Manager

Meghan Smith
Business Development Manager

West Virginia Regional Technology Park

Matt Ballard
CEO & Executive Director

Chemical Alliance Zone

Kevin DiGregorio
Executive Director

West Virginia Regional Technology Park

Matt Ballard
CEO & Executive Director

Chemical Alliance Zone

Kevin DiGregorio
Executive Director


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