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Blue Ridge Industries Expands in Frederick County

25 September 2019 Frederick County News


September 25, 2019

FREDERICK COUNTY – Governor Ralph Northam’s office announced that Blue Ridge Industries will expand its facility in Frederick County.

The company plans to spend $3.7 million to expand its manufacturing facility. The expansion will create 13 new jobs in the fields of engineering, production and maintenance.

“Blue Ridge Industries, Inc. is proud to be growing in Virginia,” General Manager of BRI Jim Possehl said in a press release. “The location provides the company with opportunities to build a dedicated team made up of members of the region’s skilled workforce in one of the fastest growing areas of Virginia.”

Blue Ridge Industries, Inc. is a woman-owned certified contract manufacturer specializing in custom injection molding, product design and mass production. BRI serves markets such as construction, commercial products and electronic enclosures. The company’s molding experience spans commodity-grade and specialty engineered resins with complex additive blends.

“Manufacturing is booming across all regions of the Commonwealth,” Secretary of Commerce and Trade Brian Ball said in a press release. “We are proud the BRI is thriving in Virginia, and look forward to its future success in Frederick County.”

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership and the Frederick County Economic Development Authority worked together to secure the expansion project. The groups will support BRI job creation through the Virginia Jobs Investment Program. VJIP is a state funded program that helps companies expand and supports helpful policies for employees.

 

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