Layman Distributing Plans Right to Work Virginia Relocation

Right to Work Virginia Economic Update

Layman Distributing is relocating and establishing operations soon in Right to Work Salem, Virginia. This will give them access to Right to Work benefits while also creating new opportunities for people looking for jobs. In fact, they plan to create 42 new jobs for the area. All of this will be covered by a $6.8 million investment.

From Area Development Magazine:

“As we celebrate our 75th anniversary this year, we look forward to our continued future growth and investment in the City of Salem and Southwest Virginia. […] With the vast support of pro-business leaders such as Governor Youngkin, Secretary Merrick, Senator Suetterlein, and Delegate McNamara, we felt Virginia and the City of Salem was the right place for us to continue to grow our business. We would like to extend a special thanks to R.L. Price Construction and First Citizens Bank for their unwavering support of this project.” […]

“Layman Distributing is a valued long-term employer in the City of Salem and its expansion will bring 42 new jobs and strengthen Virginia’s supply chain management sector. […] The region’s robust workforce and access to expanding markets along I-81 will help the company serve its growing client list, and we stand ready to support Layman’s continued success in the Commonwealth.” […]

“It is encouraging to see a long-tenured business from the Roanoke Region investing in its future growth. […] Layman Distributing is a vibrant business that recognizes and pursues growth opportunities, and its continued success directly contributes to the growing industrial diversity of the Roanoke Region.”


To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.