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Industrial grade, hand forged tools made right here in #YesWV… meet Warwood Tool

Nearly a decade before West Virginia’s statehood, a small business in what would become Ohio County began supplying products to Civil War soldiers. Since its inception, Warwood Tool has supplied products in every war and the town of Warwood, West Virginia, sprung up around the business.  Warwood Tool is a family owned and operated business. […]

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The Importance of In-Person Meetings for International Relationships

The days of faux pas on video conference calls are fading away. With the relaxation of travel restrictions around the world, more and more people are beginning to relearn some of the most important choreography in business: in-person interactions. In recent years, there have been exceptional developments in the world of virtual communication, especially due […]

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Retaining local talent and providing high quality service, meet Woman-Owned Business A3L Federal Works, LLC. 

A small business with big ambitions, A3L Federal Works LLC embraces the “family like” first-class workforce #YesWV provides, and continues to seek out and thrive off of opportunities given by the WV Department of Economic Development (WV DED) and other local entities.  Headquartered in Fairmont and established in 2014, A3L Federal Works LLC (A3L) was […]

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Gov. Justice, WVDED announce German packaging manufacturer Papier-Mettler acquires industrial building in Moorefield

CHARLESTON, WV — Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Department of Economic Development (WVDED) today announced that Papier-Mettler, a German packaging manufacturer, has acquired an industrial building in Moorefield, WV, and will invest $48 million and create up to 100 new jobs in the area. The industrial space, acquired in May, is the first Papier-Mettler production […]

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3 Things You Can Do to Prioritize Your Exports Now

So, you’ve decided to export. Perhaps you’ve been exporting for years, responding to inquiries from your website or establishing distribution channels around the world. Maybe you’re starting to enter global markets and still learning the process. When you have a business to run, how do you make time to focus your attention on exporting? Despite […]

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