Right to Work Virginia’s Latest Economic Announcements

Companies are choosing Right to Work Virginia over others. Some of the most recent Right to Work Virginia investments are coming from Oldcastle APG and Restoration Bioproducts, as well as Hilton and Potter’s Craft Cider. Some of these are adding new locations while others are expanding current ones. Read on in order to learn more!

Oldcastle APG:

Oldcastle APG is adding a new location soon in Right to Work Suffolk, Virginia. As a result, this will create 28 new jobs for the area.

“Virginia has long served as an important foothold for our business in the Commonwealth and throughout the entire mid-Atlantic region. […] We are so appreciative of the opportunities Oldcastle APG has with Virginia and the City of Suffolk to continue growing our business and enhance our outdoor living solutions while mutually benefiting the local community.” […]

“When the nation’s leading manufacturers are choosing to locate new facilities in Virginia, it demonstrates the success we are having in reinvigorating job growth and making Virginia an attractive place to do business. […] I am thrilled this international company is choosing to grow its presence in Virginia and thank them for the new jobs and economic opportunity they are bringing to the City of Suffolk.” […]

“Forestry is Virginia’s third largest private industry, bringing an economic impact of more than $21 billion to the Commonwealth each year and supporting more than 108,000 jobs across the state. […] Virginia’s loggers, mills and landowners need strong markets for every part of the tree in order to drive our forestry industry forward. That is why I am grateful to Oldcastle APG for this investment and the major new market the facility will create for bark, chips and other co-products from our lumber and paper industries.”


Restoration Bioproducts:

Restoration Bioproducts is investing $5.8 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Sussex County, Virginia, creating 5 new jobs.

“Today’s announcement is further evidence that Virginia is the location of choice for companies looking to transform their industries through innovation. […] I congratulate Sussex County on bringing a first-of-its-kind green energy project to Virginia and commend Restoration Bioproducts for demonstrating the power of private-sector led, sustainable waste solutions.” […]

“Forestry is Virginia’s third largest private sector industry and is often the major economic driver in many of our rural communities. Therefore it is critical that entrepreneurs and innovators, like Restoration Bioproducts, apply new technologies to solve the business problems of today. […] This project highlights the power of collaboration and sustainable solutions, two hallmarks of a thriving forest products industry.”



Hilton is making upgrades to its headquarters in Right to Work Fairfax County, Virginia. As a result, this will create 350 new jobs!

“Northern Virginia has been Hilton’s home for more than a decade, and the region has played an instrumental role in helping us create the best, most inclusive home for our Team Members while also managing the demands of a global business.” […]

“The companies that choose to locate and grow in our Commonwealth are a strong endorsement of the advantages a Virginia location offers. Retaining Hilton’s global headquarters reinforces our commitment to ensuring the best business climate for our valued corporate partners. […] Northern Virginia is one of the most educated and diverse regions in the United States and we are confident that Hilton’s next phase of growth will be bolstered by the top-tier talent pipeline Fairfax County provides.”


Potter’s Craft Cider:

Potter’s Craft Cider is investing $900,000 in order to relocate and expand in Right to Work Charlottesville, Virginia, creating 8 new jobs.

“We are entering an exciting new chapter for Potter’s Craft Cider and are thrilled to be moving into a new production facility. […] We have immense gratitude for the support we have received from our community, the Commonwealth, and Albemarle County.” […]

“Potter’s Craft Cider’s commitment to supporting local growers and crafting innovative beverages inspire Virginians to celebrate the rich heritage of apple production in the Commonwealth. […] We are thrilled for their expansion as the cider they produce attracts individuals from near and far to get a taste of Virginia and experience the unparalleled ambiance life here offers.” […]

“Virginia is proud to be one of the nation’s top apple-producing states and operations like Potter’s Craft Cider strengthen Virginia’s apple industry by creating new markets for our growers and raising consumer awareness of both the remarkable variety and quality of the apples grown here in the Commonwealth. […] This second major expansion of Potter’s Craft Cider is a testament to the hard work and dedication of its founders Tim Edmond and Dan Potter.”


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