ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HIGHLIGHTS
February 2016 - April 2016
EDA Hosts 2nd Annual Widget Cup: An Exploration of S.T.E.M.

Handley High School took home the trophy during the EDA's 2nd Annual Widget Cup - the community's design/build competition where high school teams design, build, and present their widget to local industry judges   ...  MORE
Trex Launches Trex University

Trex, the leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, has launched Trex University, a new, hands-on way to experience the Trex┬« brand. Trex operates its headquarters in Frederick County and recently expanded manufacturing and warehousing operations   ...  MORE
Navy Federal Credit Union - No. 44 on FORTUNE's List of "100 Best Companies to Work For"

Navy Federal Credit Union's No. 44 ranking is the company's highest ranking to date and the fifth year in a row the company has received the prestigious recognition. Navy Federal is Frederick County's largest private employer   ...  MORE
Inaugural B&E Summit Sets Framework for Workforce Development Partnership

More than 130 business, education, and community leaders came together for the Frederick County EDA's inaugural Business & Education Summit. Leaders collaborated to identify areas of focus for future workforce development initiatives and have formed task force groups to bring those ideas to fruition   ...  MORE
FEATURED UPDATE
EDA Launches New Website

The Frederick County EDA has launched a new version of its website, YesFrederickVA.com. The site provides comprehensive information on the community's industry sectors, workforce, economic performance, and quality of life factors. The site also features a new Career Pathways microsite focusing on the EDA's extensive workforce awareness initiatives. 
OTHER HAPPENINGS
Frederick County Resident Invents the Genuine Dog Log
Winchester is now home to The Genuine Dog Log company. A Dog Log is a portable tie-out dog restraint system manufactured in Winchester and assembled and packaged by local non-profit, NW Works ... MORE

Datalux Introduces New 24-inch Medical All-in-One Computers
Frederick County-headquartered Datalux has introduced the thinnest medical all-in-one computer on the market. Founded in 1990, the company manufactures and integrates specialized computing products for demanding environments ... MORE

American Woodmark Recognized by Virginia Business
At No. 48, locally-headquartered American Woodmark has been recognized by Virginia Business as one of the largest public companies in Virginia ... MORE

Howard Shockey & Sons - No. 12 on The Big Book: Construction & Development
Howard Shocky & Sons is ranked No. 12 on Virginia Business' listing of largest construction and development companies based on 2015 billings ... MORE

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