Hitachi Energy Expands Thanks to Virginia Right to Work

Hitachi Energy is expanding its operations in Halifax County, Virginia, no doubt as a result of the state’s Right to Work laws. In order to pull this off, the company is investing a total of $37 million. And, they also plan to create 165 new jobs. So this is great news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“Hitachi Energy welcomes the support of the Commonwealth of Virginia and Halifax County for the expansion of our facility in South Boston. […] This expansion will help us address the growing demand for transformers from customers including utilities, renewable energy developers, and more. Southern Virginia has been and continues to be a great place for us to do business.” […]

“Hitachi Energy’s decision to reinvest in its Halifax County facility is a testament to Southern Virginia’s skilled manufacturing workforce and integrated transportation network that allows the company to extend its market reach. […] We look forward to a continued partnership with this expansion, which further secures the future longevity of Hitachi Energy in the Commonwealth.” […]

“We are pleased to see global manufacturers like Hitachi Energy expanding their footprint in Southern Virginia. […] As The Port of Virginia moves forward on its goal of becoming carbon-neutral [by 2040], we look forward to providing a supply chain solution for a company that will deliver a sustainable energy future for all. When we work with like-minded businesses, like Hitachi, we see opportunities to grow and learn.”


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