Recap: What Do VF Corp and Siemens Gamesa Have in Common?

They are both investing soon in Right to Work Virginia! VF Corporation will be expanding in Martinsville. Meanwhile, Siemens Gamesa is adding a new location in Virginia Beach. Both of these companies will also be creating new jobs! So this is exciting news.

Read on to find out what others are saying about these great economic additions!

VF Corporation:

VF Corporation is investing $10.2 million in order to expand in Right to Work Martinsville, Virginia. This will also create 82 new jobs!

“We’ve proudly operated our distribution center in Martinsville for 18 years and we know that continuing to invest in Martinsville is the right choice given its location and committed employees.” […]

“VF Corporation focuses heavily on the wellbeing of its customers and the communities it operates in. It has been a partner of the Commonwealth for close to two decades. […] We are confident that Henry County’s strategic location and quality-of-life amenities, business environment, and topnotch workforce will continue to propel VF Corporation to success, and we look forward to continuing our partnership with the company for years to come.” […]

“VF Corporation is a global powerhouse in the outdoor industry. Its decision to invest in Henry County demonstrates that this industry can be a true driver of economic development for communities in which it operates.”

AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE

Siemens Gamesa:

Siemens Gamesa is investing $200 million in order to establish a new facility in Right to Work Virginia Beach. This will also create 310 new jobs!

“We at Siemens Gamesa have shown the offshore wind industry the way for over 30 years. Establishing the industry’s first dedicated offshore wind turbine blade facility in the United States proves again that we are leading the offshore revolution. […] The U.S. offshore market is a critical part of our overall global strategy, with our presence in Virginia playing a crucial and central role. Our investment, reaching triple-digit millions of U.S. dollars, would be energized by the strong collaboration with Dominion Energy and support of Virginia’s legislature and authorities.” […]

“Virginia is leading the way in offshore wind and using blades. This new facility in Hampton Roads on our Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project is a major win for the region. It is great to see well-paying, clean energy jobs are on the horizon as an offshore wind supply chain develops here in Virginia.”

AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE

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