Businesses are Adding New Locations in Right to Work West Virginia

Businesses tend to prefer Right to Work states because they don’t have to worry as much about the additional costs that forced unionism creates. West Virginia is a great example. The most recent Right to Work Virginia investments are coming from OSRT and Papier-Mettler. Read on in order to learn more about what these new business locations will mean for the economy.


OSRT is investing $60 million in order to add a new facility in Right to Work Wyoming County, West Virginia. They will also create 100 new jobs!

“OSRT is giving new life to West Virginia’s coal waste impoundments by using the only commercially viable process to extract strategic metals and rare earth elements without any waste and no negative environmental impact. […] West Virginia has continuously provided our great country with the highest quality natural resources that built our society for the last 200 years, and we are proud to be a part of the next generation.” […]

“We are ecstatic about this announcement. […] Bringing jobs to our people is one of our top priorities, and being able to do that while also utilizing the resources we have in our state is a win-win for everyone. We can’t wait to see what comes of this partnership.” […]

“Omnis will provide a strategic asset to Wyoming County that will grow the economy with 100 jobs and provide the opportunity for additional surrounding business growth.”



Papier-Mettler is investing $48 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Moorefield, West Virginia. This will create 100 new jobs!

“The USA is one of the largest growth markets for Papier-Mettler. That’s why we want to focus our energy on US expansion. We are convinced that the new location will not only create numerous advantages for us, but also for the local economy as well as the job market.” […]

“The investment Papier-Mettler is making in our great state is truly amazing. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, you’ll never find more dedicated, hardworking, and productive employees than those in West Virginia. […] I am beyond excited that this $48 million investment will create up to 100 jobs for West Virginians. This is just another announcement proving that we’ve got the right people and the right business-friendly environment in West Virginia. I couldn’t be happier that all kinds of world-class businesses like Papier-Mettler are setting up shop or expanding operations in West Virginia. Our rocket ship ride that I promised is continuing everyday and all West Virginians should be incredibly proud.”


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