ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HIGHLIGHTS
May 2017 - July 2017
Thermo Fisher Scientific Will Invest $9.5 Million, Create 57 Jobs

Thermo Fisher will expand its Center of Excellence in Frederick County, where it manufactures reagents, calibrators, controls, and other diagnostic products. Thermo Fisher is the world leader in serving science, and employs more than 300 at its Middletown facility  ...  MORE
Winchester Metals Announces Its Second Expansion of 2017

Winchester Metals will invest $879,000, create 17 new positions, and establish a third shift as it adds laser/punch combination capabilities to its operation. In January, Winchester Metals announced a $140,000 investment, bringing its 2017 investment total to more than $1 million  ...  MORE
McCann Farm Recognized as Century Farm, Joins 13 Other Frederick County Farms

McCann Farm joins a list of 13 other Frederick County farms recognized by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services as Century Farms. Virginia Century Farms have been owned and worked by the same family for 100 consecutive years  ...  MORE
Virginia Ranked No. 7 in CNBC's List: Top States 2017

Virginia's workforce and business friendliness rankings propelled it to a No. 7 overall position on CNBC's annual list of top states for business, a six position improvement over 2016. The Commonwealth also received top-twenty recognition for its quality of life, technology & innovation, education, and access to capital  ...  MORE
FEATURED UPDATE
Updated Recruiting Publication Available for Employers

The updated Find Your Place Here publication is available to assist local employers in recruiting new hires. The full-color publication is offered in hard copy and digital formats, and provides an overview of living in Winchester-Frederick County ...   MORE   
OTHER HAPPENINGS
SpecialMade Goods & Services has been accepted into the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), because of its exemplary safety and health programs   . ..  MORE

M&H Plastics has been recognized as National Association of Container Distributors' "Supplier of the Year." M&H specializes in the production and decoration of high-quality plastic bottles, jars, flexible tubes and closures   . ..  MORE

Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc., has been named one of the nation's largest general contractors in terms of revenue by the construction industry magazine Engineering News-Record   . ..  MORE

ZM Sheet Metal, a third generation manufacturer of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products, is celebrating its 50 year anniversary  . ..  MORE

Navy Federal Credit Union has been recognized as a Computerworld 2017 "100 Best Places to Work in IT"  . ..  MORE

The Shenandoah Valley has a new website for tourism, which will highlight the region's assets and provide easy ways for visitors to connect with individual community tourism websites  . ..  MORE

Region's 117 has been named to OpenTable's list of "100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America for 2017" based on the analysis of more than 10 million reviews by diners  . ..  MORE

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