More jobs to come in Henry County

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“Team work is the catalyst for progress and successful economic development is all about teamwork,” said  Jim Adams, Chairman of Henry County Board of Supervisors.

Economic development in Henry County booms once again, after six businesses added more jobs to the area this year.

“By bringing this business here and the other announcements we’ve made on manufacturing, shows that Henry County is a real manufacturing hub. It will bring other businesses here, so the more we do, the more folks hear about Henry County,” said Gov. Terry McAliffe.

The latest, Canada based Novatech looks to open its doors in just one month.

The company will use the facility to make and distribute patio doors.

The company will be moving into this building in the nest couple of weeks. Which officials say has been vacant for about the past 5 years.”

Henry Sevard, the president of the company says it will invest three million dollars into the Henry County economy and create fifty new jobs for the workforce.

“These fifty jobs here are just as exciting to me as going up to Northern Virginia and announcing a thousand jobs there. This actually matters more here in South side,” said Gov. Terry McAliffe.

Governor Terry McAliffe made the announcement in hopes it will continue the success of Virginia’s economy.

He says he has gotten the unemployment rate down from 5.4 percent to 4.2.

“That’s why we really put an emphasis on growing the economy in the Southwest and all over Virginia,” said Gov. Terry McAlliffe.

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