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WVMA Media Minute

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

Inventory Tax: Despite difficulties, tax still needs to go
News & Sentinel

At the beginning of the Legislative session, the path seemed clear for West Virginia lawmakers to take another step to improve the state’s economy. Now, there are obstacles — you guessed it, money.

Program to train women in manufacturing careers comes to Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - For the past two years, the Robert C. Byrd Institute has partnered with West VirginiaWomen Work to offer the Step Up for Women program at its Huntington location. It's an introductory course to careers in manufacturing. Now, that program has come to Bridgeport, and its first class ...

Metro Valley is home to robust array of industries
WV News

CHARLESTON — The Metro Valley region has a diverse economy that includes a robust array of products and services — chemicals and polymers, ... Toyota — Since Toyota Motor ManufacturingWest Virginia, Inc. first broke ground for it in 1996, the Japanese automaker has invested $1.8 billion in its ...

Production of Bounce begins this week at Martinsburg Procter & Gamble plant
West Virginia MetroNews

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Production begins Wednesday at the new Procter & Gamble manufacturing plant at Tabler Station in Martinsburg, a company spokesman said. “Where we are now is the plant is getting ready to produce, on Feb. 14, to start producing its first Bounce products,” P&G ...

State's natural gas industry celebrating 2017, anticipating even better 2018
WV News

West Virginia's natural gas industry made tremendous strides in 2017. ... were approved, progress was made toward developing a regional gas liquids storage and trading hub and, incredibly, China Energy proposes to invest billions of dollars in the state's energy, chemical and manufacturing industries.

Maple Manufacturing focus for city Rotary
The Steubenville Herald-Star

Weirton and West Virginia have been a good home for the business, and we plan to prosper there,” he said. Maple Manufacturing cuts steel coils, coats the sheets and heats them in a massive oven to complete the coating process. The coatings include the kinds that can be seen inside food cans.

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