Advantage Valley’s strategic location and close proximity to resources make the area a hub for small to mid-size and large-scale manufacturing operations for more than 300 businesses in a variety of industries, employing more than 12,500.
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More than a dozen local and global companies have established automotive manufacturing operations in Advantage Valley, employment more than 2,000.
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Chemical & Polymer
Advantage Valley is a leading location for chemical and polymer companies. Nearly 100 companies and organizations in the chemical/polymer industry call Advantage Valley home and employ more than 3,100.
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Advantage Valley has a history for being a major energy hub, encompassing a variety of markets, including a strong and growing oil and natural gas industry. In total, the region is home to more than 700 energy-related businesses, employing more than 10,000.
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Encompassing West Virginia’s Capitol City of Charleston, Advantage Valley offers direct access to a number of governmental agencies and resources.
Office of the Governor of West Virginia, West Virginia Department of Commerce, WorkForce West Virginia, West Virginia Department of Education, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, West Virginia Community and Technical College System and many more
The healthcare industry is Advantage Valley’s top employer, with more than 600 healthcare-related establishments, employing more than 23,300.
Leaders in Healthcare
Boone Memorial Hospital, Cabell Huntington Hospital, Charleston Area Medical Center, Highland Hospital, Huntington VA Medical Center, King's Daughters Medical Center, Pleasant Valley Hospital, Prestera Center, St. Mary's Medical Center and Thomas Memorial Hospital