Newport News Economic Development Authority Secretary/Treasurer Honored in Southern Business & Development Magazine’s Winter Feature – “Top 10 People Who Made a Difference”May 1, 2009
Newport News Economic Development Authority Given Special Recognition in Southern Business & Development Magazine’s Summer Feature – “Top Deals & Hot Markets 2009”June 1, 2009
Canon Virginia has been a major manufacturer in Hampton Roads since 1985, and recently continued its growth in Newport News with a new, 700,000 square foot facility that houses Canon’s primary toner cartridge manufacturing operations. Originally announced on May 1, 2008, the new plant is highly-automated and takes advantage of the highly-skilled workforce found in Newport News. Over 1,000 new jobs will be created to support Canon’s expansion by 2012.