Metalsa Structural Products, Inc., an automotive solutions provider, will invest $6.4 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Botetourt County. Virginia successfully competed with Mexico for the project, which will create 25 new jobs.
A recent blog post by consultant Janet Ady outlines some key takeaways from the recent Site Selectors Guild conference where the Roanoke Regional Partnership was in attendance. Her observations support the initiatives of the Roanoke Regional Partnership and give credence to our belief that 21st century economic development is practiced in the Roanoke Region.
According to Ady, “Talent is king.” She says, “Position your region to be attractive to people, as people are the ultimate magnet for companies.”
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Best tasting water … and plenty of it.
Some of the Roanoke Region’s water was judged the best tasting tap water in Virginia by the Virginia American Water Works Association.