Get2KnowNoke 2019 College Tour

Get2KnowNoke is on a mission to brand the Roanoke Region as a destination for college students to intern and work after graduation.

This spring, we will be in front of students from almost all 25 schools; including 13 four-year colleges and universities, two medical colleges, five community colleges, three career building colleges, and multiple graduate programs at the Roanoke Higher Education Center. From engineers and software developers to architects and liberal arts students, Get2KnowNoke is showing that there is a place for all majors in the Roanoke Region.

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Pratt Industries to Locate in Botetourt County Shell Building

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DALEVILLE, Va. (February 26, 2019) – Botetourt County and the Roanoke Regional Partnership today announced that Pratt Industries will invest $20+ million to finish and expand a shell building in Botetourt Center at Greenfield for the manufacturing and converting of sustainable corrugated boxes and displays. The company plans eventually to employ 50 at an average wage of $47,900 plus benefits.

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Talent Programming is Working for You in 2019

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The Roanoke Regional Partnership is building tools that you can use to help attract and retain talent. It starts with Get2KnowNoke.com, a website designed to speak to your potential workforce.

And then it extends to new events and programs designed to connect with college students, young workers, and mid-level employees across all fields. Here’s what we are planning in 2019:

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McAirlaid’s to Expand in Franklin County

mcairlaid's roanoke franklin county(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.

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