Celanese Celanese Corporation recently announced they will invest $150 million in their Giles County operation. Celanese will be replacing coal-fired boilers with natural gas-fired boilers. This project will create 22 full-time positions. Virginia successfully competed for this project over other global alternatives.
Bauer Compressors Bauer Compressors announced that they will expand their facilities in Norfolk. With this expansion, Bauer will remain the number one High Pressure Compression Systems and Solutions Manufacturer in the World. This will be a 18,000 SF addition to the fabrication facility and a 13,000 SF addition to the offices.
Hanes Brands Hanes Brands, Inc. announced they will update the Patrick County operation by investing $1.6 million to add new high-speed manufacturing equipment. This will create 50 new jobs. Hanes Brands also has a highly automated distribution center in Martinsville.