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Chesterfield’s Tranlin paper mill expects to start early production in 2018

Tranlin Inc.’s $2 billion paper plant in Chesterfield County, scheduled to be fully operational in 2020, will start partial production as early as 2018, a… Continue reading »

McGuireWoods, FuJae Partners of Shanghai Form Strategic Alliance

McGuireWoods and the newly launched Shanghai firm FuJae Partners today announced a strategic alliance that will provide companies within and outside of China with ready access to… Continue reading »

GE-Alstom energy deal redefines power industry

GE completed its acquisition of Alstom’s power and grid business today. The transaction, GE’s largest industrial deal ever, unites two storied businesses with roots stretching… Continue reading »

Chinese-based Tranlin breaks ground on $2b project

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VIRGINIA – Tranlin, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of a leading Chinese pulp and paper company, officially broke ground today on its first U.S.… Continue reading »

Partnership signs agreement with Korean Medical Device Association

RICHMOND, VA – The Greater Richmond Partnership announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korea Medical Devices Industry Cooperative Association (KMDICA). The… Continue reading »

UK-based Detectamet chooses Henrico for North American operations

RICHMOND, VA – The Greater Richmond Partnership announces that Detectamet, a designer and manufacturer of metal and x-ray detectable plastic products, has opened its first… Continue reading »

Council OKs 40-year lease for Port of Richmond

NORFOLK – Richmond City Council on Sept. 14, approved a proposal that allows The Port of Virginia to continue to lease and operate the Port… Continue reading »

Evonik Industries opens new business and innovation center in Chesterfield

Evonik Industries, a Germany-based chemicals maker with operations in the Richmond area, has opened a new business and innovation center in Chesterfield County. The company… Continue reading »

McAuliffe announces new international trade initiative

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration announced a new initiative Wednesday aimed at increasing the number of companies in Virginia that sell products or services in international… Continue reading »

Sweet Frog opens store in Mississippi and two in Egypt

Sweet Frog, the frozen yogurt franchise giant based in Chesterfield County, continues to grow. In the past few weeks, two franchise locations opened in Egypt,… Continue reading »

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