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WVMA Media Minute

Media Minute— a weekly dispatch of local, national and world news impacting West Virginia’s manufacturing industry.

The Link Between Community Health And Worker Productivity In US Manufacturing Plants

The current expansion of the manufacturing industry offers an opportunity to improve well-being in manufacturing communities.

Thomas J. O'Neill: Trade war could blow back on WV bright spot (Daily Mail Opinion)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

The intended purpose of the tariffs is to protect U. S. manufacturing from unfair ... Policymakers cannot allow a trade war to derail West Virginia's future.

Teledyne Acquires Additional Gas Monitoring Instruments
Business Wire (press release)

Based in Lewisburg, West Virginia, Falcon Analytical manufactures compact, rugged gas chromatographs (GC) for industrial process control, industrial ...

P&G south of Martinsburg pushes for more female employees
Herald-Mail Media

The company prefers to promote from within, and employees are ... “I am right in the middle of this program, but I definitely would consider P&G for the ...

Tariff policy threatens W.Va.'s promising aerospace jobs
WV News

Complicating factors is the fact that most of West Virginia's largest aerospace manufacturers are multinational companies with business units in the ...

West Virginia Regional Technology Park provides scientific innovations to the mountain state
WV News

West Virginia Regional Technology Park provides scientific innovations to the ... Among the parks tenants is the West Virginia based company MATRIC, ... the park holds access to several smaller scale manufacturing plants, which ...

Follansbee industries recognized
The Daily Times

In observance of National Manufacturing Week, the chamber held a ... He said the West Virginia Manufacturing Association has teamed with high ...

Continuing to Make Progress in West Virginia
Wheeling Intelligencer

I took over as president and CEO of Eagle Manufacturing Company in January 2009, during very uncertain times in Washington, the U.S. economy, ...

In US Senate campaign, health care, 'pre-existing conditions,' in spotlight
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Why did he vote against the GOP-backed tax reform package? ... In West Virginia, about 543,000 people receive health insurance through Medicaid or ...

W.Va. partnership aims to boost interest in manufacturing careers
Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The West Virginia Manufacturers Association Education Fund is expanding a program to boost youth interest in ...

Research & Commentary: Two New Regulatory Reform Ideas for West Virginia
The Heartland Institute

Two reforms that West Virginia should consider that have already been ... a light on the large and growing “hidden tax” of America's regulatory state.

Congressman McKinley meets with representatives of Morgantown Addivant USA

This is an international chemical manufacturing company which is expressing its desire to grow larger all throughout West Virginia. Mckinley listened ...

Lewisburg manufacturing facility expected to close

GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) A Lewisburg manufacturing facility plans to consolidate operations, eliminating 130 local jobs. According to ABB ...

Region behind state in key economic factors, experts speak on ongoing work
Beckley Register-Herald

According to the forecast, employment in the four-county area is set to ... to grow in employment numbers with manufacturing, financial activities, along ... West Virginia's workforce participation rate is 53 percent — last in the nation ...

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