Right to Work Virginia Allows for Business and Job Growth

Virginia is attracting new businesses while also allowing current businesses to grow and thrive in this Right to Work economy. In fact, Rambler Wood Products and Damage Prevention Solutions are two companies that are moving to Saint Paul and Bedford County, respectively. Meanwhile, Mohawk Industries is expanding its facility in Hillsville, and Laminate Technologies is expanding in Henry County.

Altogether, these four companies will invest $36.1 million toward the state’s economy and also create nearly 200 new jobs. So this is great news! Read on to learn more about each company’s plans!

Rambler Wood Products:

“Rambler Wood Products […] will have a hugely positive impact on the Town of Saint Paul, Russell County, and Southwest Virginia. […] The company’s commitment to creating 73 high-paying jobs and sourcing local timber will be a significant economic boost to the region[.W]e thank Rambler Wood for rehabilitating a shuttered facility and putting Virginians to work.”


Laminate Technologies Inc:

“We are excited that Laminate Technologies will expand its production capabilities[…], creating 42 new, well-paid jobs. […] The Virginia Talent Accelerator Program is a great tool that enables businesses to adapt their workforce to evolving industry needs so that important employers like LamTech continue to succeed in the Commonwealth.”


Mohawk Industries:

“Mohawk Industries is an important employer in Virginia[. T]he company’s decision to reinvest in its Carroll County operation demonstrates confidence in our business climate and workforce.” […]

“Mohawk Industries is an integral part of the Carroll County community. […] This expansion provides 35 new high-paying jobs and over $20 million in new investment into our local economy. We are proud to be part of Mohawk Industries’ future.”


Damage Prevention Solutions:

“As we searched for a long-term manufacturing site, we were drawn to Bedford County with its strong manufacturing and industrial base, and the highest concentration by place of residence, for production occupations.” […]

“The decision to set up manufacturing headquarters in Bedford County confirms that our region has the quality workforce that today’s innovative companies need for long-term growth. […] We are [happy] to welcome Damage Prevention Solutions to the New London Business and Technology Center and we’ll be there to support their growth for many years to come.”


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