Virginia Diodes Plans Expansion in Right to Work State

Right to Work Virginia Economic Update

Virginia Diodes is expanding soon in Right to Work Charlottesville, Virginia. In order to do so, the company is investing $2.5 million toward the project. They will also create 24 new jobs. So this is exciting news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“VDI continues to work hard to expand millimeter-wave and terahertz technology for applications like 6G communications, automotive radar, weather sensing, and radio astronomy. We have been manufacturing and packaging electronic components and creating systems from those components in Charlottesville for nearly 27 years. We are proud to invest in Central Virginia’s workforce and very excited about the assistance we receive from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program. VDI relies on highly skilled engineers and technicians to produce its leading-edge terahertz products, and Charlottesville has proven to be an ideal location to recruit and maintain excellent technical staff.†[…]

“When a high-tech company like Virginia Diodes is founded here and continues to reinvest, it reinforces that the Commonwealth is the right location to reach suppliers and customers. Virginia has the technical and skilled talent pipeline that the test and measurement industry needs to succeed. […] Virginia has a strong value proposition for this growing sector in the U.S., and we are pleased that the Virginia Jobs Investment Program will support Virginia Diodes’ expansion and job creation in Charlottesville.†[…]

“We are delighted to see their continued growth in Charlottesville. The Partnership is excited to see Virginia Diodes grow their component manufacturing operations locally. […] Charlottesville—and Central Virginia—is a hub for technological innovation with an ideal ecosystem to nurture UVA-founded startups.â€


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