March 22, 2019 – W.Va. small businesses economic impact recognized on #SBDCDay
The West Virginia Small Business Development Center joined the national recognition of #SBDCDay, Wednesday, March 20, during a proclamation ceremony at the Capitol.
March 18, 2019 – West Virginia export growth exceeds national average
Whether it’s coal, aerospace parts or other products, the Mountain State is experiencing an increase in exports to other states and around the world…
March 14, 2019 – Toyota to hire 123 more workers in Putnam County, invest more than $100 million
At a news conference Thursday at the plant, the company said it would double its production of hybrid transaxles. It’s the plant’s eighth project in five years.
March 12, 2019 – WV’s automotive industry on display during expo in Hurricane
The extent of the Mountain State’s vehicle manufacturing sector and how local businesses can get in on the action was on full display at the first West Virginia Auto Supply Chain Expo held in Putnam County.
March 11, 2019 – Martin named director of West Virginia Small Business Development Center
A state director has been named for the West Virginia Small Business Development Center, a network of business coaches throughout the state to assist small businesses at all stages of development.
March 8, 2019 – Hurricane hosts WV auto expo for local suppliers
Many of the region’s small businesses got the opportunity to hook up with the big-league players in the state’s automotive industry…
March 5, 2019 – AEP building a facility in Hurricane with 130 jobs
More than 130 jobs are heading to Hurricane after American Electric Power builds a transmission service center by the Hurricane exit of Interstate 64. Site preparation continues on the property…
March 5, 2019 – Facebook to invest in broadband infrastructure in West Virginia
Social media giant Facebook said Monday it’s footing the bill for 275 miles of fiber optic cable running through West Virginia.
February 25, 2019 – Grant funds study of beer, spirits in WV
A proposed craft beer and spirit trail running through central and western West Virginia is in the works after an Appalachian Regional Commission grant…
February 4, 2019 – West Virginia business leaders believe focus on entrepreneurship to be the best path forward
Across West Virginia financial experts agree that a focus on entrepreneurship and small business is the best way forward to a stronger economy.
January 28, 2019 – Taking the pulse of tech growth in W.Va.
With the start of a new year, it’s a great time to reflect on past successes and take a look ahead. For TechConnect West Virginia, this means taking the pulse of tech growth over…
January 17, 2019 – House pushes bill meant to expand West Virginia broadband access
House of Delegates leadership is touting a bill meant to expand broadband internet access in West Virginia.
January 16, 2019 – Putnam County officials looking to upgrade internet speeds
Technology and county officials met Tuesday in Putnam County to discuss the possibility of adding high speed internet. There are more questions than answers right now, but they are hoping to expand the economy and create growth within the next five to 10 years through internet.
January 15, 2019 – Smith named director of aerospace program
The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) has named Ashland, Ky., resident James Smith as Director of RCBI Aero, the Institute’s aerospace manufacturing center in Huntington.
January 11, 2019 – West Virginia Puts Emphasis on Technology, Innovation
People gathered for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Day at the West Virginia State Capitol, as a 3-D printer buzzed and showed off the high-tech sector growing in the Mountain State.