Advanced Manufacturing

Automotive

Chemical

Energy

Government

Healthcare

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Advanced Manufacturing

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.

Learn more about Advanced Manufacturing in West Virginia today.

Key Companies

Toyota, Rubberlite, Multicoat, Special Metals, Chemours, Alcon, NGK, Gestamp, DOW, Sogefi, Alcon Research, Champion Industries,  J.H. Fletcher & Company, Richwood Industries, and Service Wire Company

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Automotive

More than a dozen local and global companies have established automotive manufacturing operations in Advantage Valley, employment more than 2,000.

Learn more about West Virginia's automotive industry today.

Key Companies

Sofegi, Diamond Electric, Gestamp, K.S. of West Virginia, NGK Spark Plugs, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Special Metals, Nippon Thermostat, RubberLite, and Special Metals.

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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.

Learn more about West Virginia's chemical and polymer industry today.

Key Companies

DOW, M&G Chemicals, Covestro, Chemours, DuPont, Kureha, Elementis Specialties, ICL IP America, and Braskem America

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Energy

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.

See why West Virginia is a leading energy-producing state today.

Key Companies

AEP, Apex Pipeline Services, Energy Corp. of America, Marathon Refinery, and Triana Energy

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Government

Encompassing West Virginia’s Capitol City of Charleston, Advantage Valley offers direct access to a number of governmental agencies and resources.

Key Agencies

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 CommissionWest Virginia Community and Technical College System and many more

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Healthcare

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