What Do GreenPower and Nucor Have in Common?

GreenPower Motor Company and Nucor Corporation are both adding new locations soon in Right to Work West Virginia! Altogether, these companies will create a total of 1,000 new jobs. So this is exciting news!

Read on to learn more!

GreenPower Motor Company:

GreenPower Motor Company is adding a new location soon in Right to Work South Charleston, West Virginia. This will also create 200 new jobs!

“GreenPower is pleased to announce its zero-emissions, all-electric school bus manufacturing operations are expanding east of the Mississippi River, with West Virginia becoming our school bus manufacturing base of operations for the region. […] West Virginia has shown us to be a pro-business state that has a workforce ready to take advantage of clean energy jobs. […]

“Under my administration, we’ve really focused on transforming West Virginia’s image. Part of the way we’re doing that is by embracing all the new technologies that are at our fingertips, and GreenPower setting up shop in West Virginia is yet another exciting project that will help us move our state forward. […] As we continue to diversify our economy, manufacturing these zero-emission school buses in West Virginia will open up a world of opportunities for our state. Just as importantly, this development is going to change lives. Not only will it bring hundreds of great paying jobs to the Kanawha Valley, but the ripple effects on our state’s economy are going to be off-the-charts.”


Nucor Corporation:

Nucor Corporation is investing $2.7 billion toward a new location in Right to Work Mason County, West Virginia, creating 800 new jobs.

“Our new sheet mill in Mason County will have unmatched capabilities that will enable the continued expansion of high-quality, low carbon steels, building on our industry-leading offerings. We are pleased to create hundreds of new, high-paying jobs, and position West Virginia as a leader in clean steel production. We’re also excited to create substantial long-term value for investors through this high-return investment, which will help drive Nucor’s continued growth.” […]

“We look forward to breaking ground in Mason County and partnering with colleges and universities on workforce development programs, supporting veterans’ organizations and local food pantries, and working with opioid recovery programs that will provide meaningful pathways to jobs.”


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