Unison to open advanced manufacturing facility in USA

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that Unison Ltd will invest $5.2 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation in the Cane Creek Centre Industrial Park, jointly owned by the City of Danville and Pittsylvania...

Hiring, Training and Supporting the Workforce in School and on the Job

Virginia’s Rolls-Royce Crosspointe plant shares its strategies for attracting, hiring and supporting its workers, while Danville Community College excels with its integrated machining education model. A recurring topic of discussion during my recent trip touring...

DCC program takes ‘training to a new level’

The number of the Dan River Region’s students in advanced manufacturing has increased by three times since five years ago. That means there are more qualified workers for jobs like the ones announced by Kyocera SGS Tech Hub LLC on Thursday afternoon. READ...

Governor: New jobs, investment a ‘huge win’ for region

Kyocera SGS Tech Hub LLC — which announced Thursday it was bringing 35 jobs and $9.5 million in investment to the Dan River Region — plans to begin manufacturing in Danville in November and open up in its own separate facility in the Cyber Park in early 2018. READ...

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