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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

May 24, 2018 – Small Business Association recognizes Community Trust Bank 
Community Trust Bank Inc. was recently recognized as West Virginia’s “Exporting Lender of the Year” by the United States Small Business Administration.
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May 22, 2018 – Putnam’s Valley Park to reopen this weekend
After years of planning and construction, the $15 million Valley Park Improvement Project is nearly complete. The park and the Waves of Fun wave pool will officially open Saturday.
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May 21, 2018 – Feds OK 55 West Virginia ‘opportunity zones’ under tax law
Federal officials have approved 55 locations across West Virginia to become “opportunity zones,” an economic development designation…
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May 14, 2018 – Oil and Gas Upstream Equipment Market to Benefit from the Increase in Oil Rig Count
Projects the to post a CAGR of over 3% during the forecast period. The increase in oil rig count is a key driver which is expected to impact market growth.
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May 11, 2018 – WV Secretary of State reports business growth around the state 
The Secretary of State’s Business and Licensing Division reports 54 counties reported business growth in April, 2018.
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May 9, 2018 – SBA plans free Business Fundamentals workshop on May 24
The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a free Business Fundamentals workshop 9-11 a.m. May 24 in Monongalia County.
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May 2, 2018 – Alpha Technologies executive receives first runner-up for Small Business Person of the Year
The owner of Kanawha Valley-based Alpha Technologies was honored Monday in Washington, D.C. at the annual Small Business Person of the Year.
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May 1, 2018 – $3-mil Investment in Putnam County
A $3-million investment in Winfield will replace an old abandoned building and provide housing for young couples and families. The old IGA grocery store was torn down to make way for the new facility.
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April 30, 2018 – A great partnership for West Virginia — and the world
West Virginians have long had the reputation of proudly serving their country in times of need. We’ve also earned stature as hard workers.
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April 24, 2018 – WV Gov. Justice issues third executive order targeting regulation
After issuing two executive orders establishing regulatory reform and a regulatory moratorium earlier this year, Gov. Jim Justice has issued a third order he says will speed up economic development in West Virginia.
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April 23, 2018 – Summits upcoming for program to learn about apprenticeship benefits
A program for business leaders to learn about the benefits of apprenticeships is hosting five upcoming free summits across West Virginia in April and May.
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April 20, 2018 – Bioscience a growing piece of state’s economy
Officials from Marshall, West Virginia University and several businesses related to the bioscience industry gathered Thursday at the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus for the eighth annual West Virginia Bioscience Summit.
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April 18, 2018 – Aviation veteran Workman to head RCBI’s aerospace training center
The Robert C. Byrd Institute’s new aerospace training center in Huntington has found its leader.
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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