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WVMA Media Minute

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

West Virginia

Commercialization Station project officially breaks ground
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The goal is to have the renovations finished in six months. ... piece of our efforts to support manufacturing jobs in Mercer County,” he said. ... and benefits and will allow people to put down roots and stay in Southern West Virginia.

Capito tours West Virginia Opportunity Zones with GOP colleague
Ripon Advance

Capito tours West Virginia Opportunity Zones with GOP colleague ... The measure became law as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act reform ...

Lawmakers promote WV investment during Taiwan trip
Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Four West Virginia lawmakers returned last week from meeting with representatives from Taiwanese manufacturing and energy ...

Entrepreneur Center Opening in West Virginia Next Month

PARKERSBURG, WV — An entrepreneur center offering public access to production technologies is having its grand opening next month in West ...

Capito: Tax Reform Has Helped West Virginia
Wheeling Intelligencer

Shelley Capito attributes an improving West Virginia economy to Trump tax ... Companies also are investing in their infrastructure as tax reforms ...

West Virginia, German officials talk economic development Wednesday
WV News

CLARKSBURG — The ties between the North Central West Virginia ... of Stockmeier Urethanes, a German chemical manufacturing facility that has ...

United States

Girls in STEM | Teenagers explore manufacturing jobs

The idea is to explore what modern day manufacturing is like. And five local companies, Anderson International, Excelsior Marking, Steere Enterprises ...

US Manufacturing: The Reports Of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

As the chart shows, US manufacturing employment in absolute numbers grew strongly through WWII, then steadily for another few decades afterward, ...

What's Next in the Trade War? Key US-China Events to Watch For

And as President Donald Trump has threatened even more levies, the trade standoff has the potential to drag to the end of the year and beyond.

Trump's Clean Power Rollback Helps Old Coal Plants Stay Afloat
Roll Call

Donald Trump had made the rollback of Obama-era carbon emission regulations a central talking point at his rallies. (Justin Merriman/Getty Images ...

Manufacturing companies fear trade war could bring layoffs

CNBC's Leslie Picker reports on how one Michigan manufacturing company is being impacted by trade war tariffs. Watch CNBC Live TV ...

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