e-Region is Mix of IT, Energy, Advanced Manufacturing
Companies engaged in everything from software development to manufacturing high-tech Pedic™ mattresses are operating successfully and cost effectively in Virginia's e-Region, that features a strong manufacturing base and a growing reputation as an excellent U.S. location for information technology businesses and advanced manufacturing.
The e-Region attracts industry leaders and entrepreneurs who are taking advantage of the low cost of doing business, ever-expanding high-speed broadband and 4G wireless networks, tailored training, available workforce, incentives and an exceptional quality of life experience for employers and employees alike.
Leading information technology (IT) companies operating here include IT giants Northrop Grumman and CGI, which have key technology centers of their global footprints located in one of the region's technology parks. Among other information technology businesses operating in the region are Serco, OnePartner, Frontier Secure, AT&T Wireless, Sykes Enterprises, Crutchfield Corporation and Verizon.
Manufacturers located in Virginia's e-Region include Tempur-Sealy, which produces Pedic™ mattresses and pillows in a half-million-square-foot facility; Mullican Flooring, leading manufacturer of hardwood flooring; VFP, Inc., which manufactures and ships telecommunications structures all over the world; Pyott-Boone Electronics, which provides electronic solutions to the mining and tunneling industries; Joy Technologies, which manufactures and services underground mining equipment; and Pemco Corporation, manufacturer and distributor of electrical power centers and generators..
When a company locates in Virginia’s e-Region, we want to make certain their business is as successful as possible. With frequent contact and interaction with existing industry, the VCEDA (Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority) staff is committed to keeping in touch and keeping an eye on the pulse of regional businesses to educate them about VCEDA financing and other programs available to assist with potential expansion and business growth.
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Major Manufacturers (within 125-mile radius)