Economic Development Announcements

Pittsylvania County has experienced profound success in economic development over the past several years! Through strategic efforts to recruit and retain quality businesses that provide high-paying jobs for our residents and partnerships with the City of Danville and many other area institutions, there have been 19 economic development announcements involving Pittsylvania County in the last five years. (A few of these projects are within the Danville city limits but are through the joint partnership of RIFA).

Below is a summary of each of the economic development announcements in the past few years, including information like the total capital investments and job commitments.

Years in Review Economic Development (1)

Tyson Foods, Inc. 

376 jobs and $300 million capital investments 
$1.28 million in anticipated annual tax revenue
Cane Creek Centre

MEP, LTD (June 2021)

45 jobs and $6.44 million capital investments
$54,138 in anticipated annual tax revenue 
Cyber Park 

Walraven, Inc. (June, 2021)

46 jobs and $7.15 million capital investments
$32,175 in anticipated annual tax revenue (after rebate period)
Cane Creek Centre

J&J Trucking (March 2021)

27 jobs and $5.2 million capital investments
$32,240 anticipated annual tax revenueU.S. Hwy 29

Intertape Polymer Project 3 (January, 2021)

50 jobs and $45 million capital investments $202,500 anticipated annual tax revenueRinggold West

Dogwood Global, LLC (October, 2020)

45 jobs and $500,000 capital investments $2,250 anticipated annual tax revenueAxton

Ison Furniture Manufacturing (October, 2020)

150 jobs and $3 million capital investments $13,500 anticipated annual tax revenueAxton

Staunton River Plastics (May, 2020)

200 jobs and $34 million capital investments $214,200 anticipated annual tax revenue Southern Virginia Multimodal Park

Aerofarms (December, 2019)

92 jobs and $53 million capital investments $264,000 anticipated annual tax revenueCane Creek Centre 

Morgan Olson (October, 2019) 

703 jobs and $42.8 million capital investments $192,600 anticipated annual tax revenue Cane Creek Centre

Harlow Fastec (November, 2018)

49 jobs and $8 million capital investments 
$90,300 anticipated annual tax revenue 
Cyber Park

Porcher Group/BGF Industries (October, 2018)

65 jobs and $7 million capital investments $58,800 anticipated annual tax revenueCyber Park

Piedmont Access to Health Services (PATHS) (September, 2018)

21 jobs and $1.5 million capital investments $9,300 anticipated annual tax revenue Chatham Main Street 

Panaceutics (March, 2018) 

70 jobs and $5.675 million capital investments $35,185 anticipated annual tax revenue Ringgold East

Eastern Panel Manufacturing (February, 2018)

15 jobs and $1.5 million capital investments $9,300 anticipated annual tax revenue Chatham Industrial Park 

Unison Tube (September, 2017)

55 jobs and $5.2 million capital investments $27,480 anticipated annual tax revenue Cane Creek Centre

Intertape Polymer Project 2 (September, 2017)

15 jobs and $7 million capital investments $43,400 anticipated annual tax revenue Ringgold West

Kyocera SgS Tools (September, 2016)

35 jobs and $9.5 million capital investments $112,800 anticipated annual tax revenue Ringgold West

Overfinch (July, 2016)

41 jobs and $3 million capital investments $36,110 anticipated annual tax revenue Cyber Park

Intertape Polymer Project 1

$22 million capital investments $99,000 anticipated annual tax revenue Ringgold West