Putnam County Development Authority
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The Robert C. Byrd Institute has launched the West Virginia Business to Business Marketplace, a comprehensive, interactive website designed to connect manufacturers to opportunities and one another.

For more details on this free service call:  304-757-0318

Putnam County is located on the industrial corridor of I-64 between West Virginia’s two largest cities – Huntington, and the capital city of Charleston. There are a wide variety of industries represented in the region, including automotive, advanced manufacturing, metals, research and development, chemical manufacturing, logistics, and, construction. The strong manufacturing base in Putnam County benefits from a workshed population of 675,054, cost of living 10% lower than the U.S. average, among the lowest industrial energy rates in the United States.

Assistance is available for prospective and existing businesses as well as site selection professionals. The Putnam County Development Authority (PCDA) offers free, comprehensive services to assist you in making the best decision on where to locate or expand your business. If you would like to schedule a visit with our local and state existing business representatives, call or email our offices today.

PCDA & Area News

August 15, 2018 – Building for the future: West Virginia leads the nation in construction employment
Thanks to increased construction activity related to the oil and gas industry, coal industry and projects stemming from Gov. Jim Justice’s “Roads to Prosperity” campaign — West Virginia leads the nation in construction employment, Clowser said.
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August 13, 2018 – Minority-owned, start-up businesses can get expert help
The U.S. Small Business Administration reports West Virginia is home to more than 114,000 small businesses. That’s nearly half (49.6 percent) of the state’s private workforce.
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August 8, 2018 – Abundant W.Va. land holds promise for agricultural prosperity
West Virginia’s abundant land holds promise for agricultural prosperity for the state and its people, according to Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt. To ensure this valuable industry thrives for years to come, agribusiness owners, retailers and other stakeholders are being asked to give their input.
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August 1, 2018 – WV small business HUBZone certifications on upswing
The number of West Virginia small businesses achieving federal “HUBZone” certification has increased significantly over the past several months
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July 30, 2018 – Almost Heaven retirement living
Don’t be surprised that our little piece of heaven becomes more of a retirement living destination.
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July 18, 2017 – McMahon to make second stop in West Virginia
McMahon will make her second stop in West Virginia Tuesday when she visits the SBA’s office in Clarksburg. She will then travel to a South Charleston business and participate in a small business roundtable.
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July 16, 2018 – Polymer Alliance Zone adds Cabell and Wayne counties
Plastics are all around us. The versatility of plastics allows them to be used in everything from the car you drive to work to the television you watch at home, from soft drink bottles to the refrigerators they are stored in.
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July 8, 2018 – Morgantown set to host statewide small business conferenceA conference organized by former West Virginia University wide receiver Zach Abraham aims to be a one-stop shop for the state’s small business community.
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July 5, 2018 – Entrepreneurialism now on curriculum at WV CTCs
The West Virginia Community and Technical College System is stepping up to provide a much-needed educational program in West Virginia: entrepreneurialism. The CTC system announced last week it will be the first college system in the nation to wholly commit to cultivating entrepreneurial culture…
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June 27, 2018 – Small Business Development Center providing help for state business owners
There’s no such thing as small business in West Virginia, according to state officials. Every job counts and so does every employer.
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Physical Address:
971 State Route 34
Hurricane, WV 25526

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 167
Scott Depot, WV 25560

(304) 757-0318

(304) 757-7448