Major Employers

Washington County, Virginia’s business-friendly environment and strategic location provide a strong foundation for growth and success for businesses in a number of industries, from compressors to grocery, to fibers and glass.

Our competitive advantages

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– Lower-than-average to competitive wages

– A large pool of hardworking, resourceful and loyal workers

– Favorable tax climate

– Safe communities

– A variety of cultural and recreational amenities

– Scenic natural beauty

Who's here?

Success breeds success. When you locate your business in Washington County, you are joining a strong and growing network of successful companies. There is a cooperative spirit among businesses here that share a drive to succeed.

CompanyProduct/ServiceEmployees
Bristol Compressors InternationalHermetic Compressors 600-699
K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.Grocery Chain Headquarters600-699
Food City Distribution CenterGrocery Distributor600-699
Utility Trailer of Glade SpringDry Freight Trailers500-599
Universal Fibers, Inc.Manmade Fiber500-599
Columbus McKinnon Corp.Chain Hoists Division200-249
HAPCO American FlagpoleFlag & Lighting Poles150-199
Paramont ManufacturingMolded Truck Components100-199
General Engineering CompanyHydraulic Cylinders for Mining Equipment100-149
Universal Companies, Inc.Spa & Wellness Equipment & Supplies100-149
Dutt & Wagner of VirginiaWholesale Foods & Egg Processing100-149
Appalachian Cast Products Die Castings50-99
Blue Ridge BeverageBeverage Distribution50-99
Hirschfeld Industries BridgeSteel Plate Fabricator50-99
Appalachian Power (AEP)Regional Service Center50-99
MXI EnvironmentalEnvironmental Waste50-99
Strongwell-Highlands DivisionComposite Materials50-99
Metal Castings Co. (Division of Electro-Mechanical Co.)Custom Molded Aluminum Alloy Castings50-99
AGC Flat Glass of North AmericaGlass Coating50-99
Wolf Hills FabricatorsMetal Fabrication50-99
Appalachian Plastics, Inc.Composite Materials20-49
Zenith Fuel SystemsCarburetors20-49

Contact Us

  • Whitney Bonham
    Whitney BonhamDirector of Economic Development and Community Relations
    wbonham@washcova.com
    Tel. 276-525-1300