West Point Veneer Makes Comeback in Right to Work Virginia

Right to Work Virginia Economic Update

West Point Veneer will soon be reactivating its manufacturing operations in Right to work West Point, Virginia. In order to do this, the company is investing $2.5 million toward the project. They will also create 92 new jobs!

From Area Development Magazine:

“We are very pleased to announce the re-opening of our hardwood veneer mill since it was closed in December of 2017. […] The Town of West Point, the Virginia Port Authority, and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership all worked together seamlessly to assist us in many ways. This veneer mill has state-of-the-art technology and equipment and will bring new jobs to the community and opportunities for employees to learn new skills and allow West Point Veneer to provide the highest quality products in the industry that are all made here in America.” […]

“We celebrate West Point Veneer’s decision to reopen its wood veneer mill in the Commonwealth of Virginia. […] Virginia is a world-class location for wood products industry manufacturing that offers premier access to abundant natural resources and timber supply in the Mid-Atlantic. Virginia offers a world-class business climate and proximity to markets that will allow companies like West Point Veneer to grow and thrive.” […]

“West Point Veneer’s decision to reactivate its facility in West Point is good news for the region, for job growth and for the economy. […] West Point will be eligible to leverage The Port of Virginia Economic and Infrastructure Development Zone Grant to its advantage to help this effort move forward. This company is known internationally for its high-quality veneers and The Port of Virginia is ready to help West Point Veneer reach markets around the globe.”


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

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