(Dec. 20, 2018) — McAirlaid’s, Inc. announced today it will increase manufacturing capacity by investing $7.8 million and creating 25 jobs at its Franklin County facility. The company, a subsidiary of Germany’s McAirlaid’s Vliesstoffe GmbH, established its North American headquarters in Franklin County in 2006 recruited by the Roanoke Regional Partnership and Franklin County.
From college students on break to adult children coming to town for holiday events, this is the perfect time to show off the Roanoke Region.
One of the goals of the Roanoke Regional Partnership’s talent attraction program is to connect with “boomerangs” — people who grew up in the region and who moved away to Charlotte, Northern Virginia, Richmond, or wherever — this a great place to live and more opportunity is here than ever before.
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GO Cross is growing.
The international and professional cyclocross communities descended on Roanoke this fall with more than 1,200 riders for Virginia’s Blue Ridge GO Cross presented by Deschutes Brewery. Riders represented 28 states and four countries for two days of cyclocross racing.