Right to Work Virginia Welcomes New Businesses

Right to Work Virginia’s economy is constantly on the rise, so it’s no wonder why companies choose to come here! Three companies that are adding new locations within the state are Global Concentrate, Veronesi S.p.A., and SCHOCK. Altogether, these businesses will create a total of 555 new jobs for the state. So this is exciting news!

Read on to learn more about each one of these incredible investments.

Global Concentrate:

Global Concentrate is investing over $121 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Franklin, Virginia. This will also create 50 new jobs!

“When a global company like Global Concentrate makes a strategic and significant investment to build its largest processing operation in Franklin, it shows long-term confidence in Virginia’s business environment. […] This company is expanding, in part, because of the efficiency of this port and the access we provide to global markets. We congratulate Global Concentrate on its expansion and look forward to helping the company leverage The Port of Virginia’s assets to drive growth and success for decades to come.” […]

“The Hampton Roads Alliance was honored to work with Franklin-Southampton Economic Development Inc. to help bring Global Concentrate to Franklin. […] Hampton Roads has a strong cluster of food & beverage processing companies[…].”


Veronesi Holding S.p.A.:

Veronesi Holding S.p.A. is adding its first US location in Right to Work Rockingham County, Virginia. This will create 150 new jobs!

“Like Virginia’s world class wines and Veronesi’s premier charcuterie, the company and the commonwealth are indeed a perfect pairing. I look forward to connecting Veronesi with Virginia farmers so they can write a new chapter of quality and tradition in both of their agricultural histories.” […]

“When a world-wide brand like Veronesi Holding S.p.A. decides to build its first U.S. production facility in Virginia, it sends a very positive message about our business climate. […] We are ready to collaborate with Veronesi Holding, help build its business, and serve as its gateway for trade in the U.S. This is another example of what a pro-business environment that is supported by a world-class port can achieve.”



SCHOCK is investing $85 million in order to add its first US location in Right to Work Henry County, Virginia. This will create 355 new jobs!

“For SCHOCK, this expansion is very special, it’s our first production site outside Germany. […] The facility will serve the strongest growth market for our product category and allow us to meet demand for colored kitchen sinks with local ‘Made in the USA’ products. We are thrilled to have found the ideal location in Henry County.” […]

“We are excited to welcome SCHOCK to Virginia. […] This important European company is choosing to invest in Virginia because of our highly skilled workers and our outstanding business climate. When a global leader like SCHOCK selects Virginia as its gateway into the United States, that’s a sign that this is a great place to do business. We look forward to a successful partnership for many years to come.” […]

We welcome SCHOCK to the Commonwealth and thank the company for this major investment.”


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