Putnam County Development Authority
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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.


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PCDA & Area News

November 13, 2018 – Former Cisco CEO and Chairman to help WVU support start-ups and entrepreneurship; business school renamed John Chambers College of Business and Economics
In a unique agreement that will provide West Virginia Universitysignificant financial and intellectual resources, Silicon Valley visionary John Chambers today announced a gift of time, talent and treasure to support…
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November 9, 2018 – Expanding petrochemical manufacturing from new hub
Cell phones. Tires. Medical equipment. Food packaging. Clothes. Fertilizer. Detergents. Plastics. Can any of us live without these items?
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October 25, 2018 – Dual-brand hotel coming to Teays Valley
Construction is set to begin soon on a prototype structure that joins two hotel brands under one roof. The Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites hotel will be located near Home Depot in Teays Valley.
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October 23, 2018 – Small business loans up in WV
According to a recent release by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), West Virginia saw a nearly 11 percent increase in the number of 7(a) loans made in the fiscal year 2018.
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October 18, 2018 – ARC funding to aid economic, workforce development efforts
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded West Virginia more than $7.7 million in funding.
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October 15, 2018 – Getting to Work, New head of the West Virginia Development Office hopes to bring, inspire state’s economy
Michael Graney admits the timing of taking over as the executive director of the West Virginia Development Office might be fortunate for both him and the state…
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October 9, 2018 – Economic start-up engine coming to WVU
West Virginia University has taken another step forward in beefing up its entrepreneurship ecosystem with the Board of Governors having approved the creation of the College of Business and Economics Startup Engine.
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October 5, 2018 – WVNCC helps boost youth interest in manufacturing careers
On Wednesday, West Virginia Northern Community College hosted the first of eight “Explore the New Manufacturing” education academies. The purpose of the event is to help boost youth interest in manufacturing careers.
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October 1, 2018 – ‘Path of growth’ to be unveiled at Economic Outlook event in Charleston
Business leaders throughout the Mountain State will get a sneak peek at what the next four years may bring during the West Virginia Economic Outlook Conference, scheduled for Wednesday at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Charleston.
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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