West Virginia Department of Commerce Governor's Guaranteed Work Force Program 2010

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Governor's Guaranteed Work Force Program 2010



With the continued belief that the GGWFP is an essential tool for enhancing the growth of West Virginia’s economy and increasing employment opportunities for our citizens, representatives of the GGWFP continue to provide face-to-face meetings with businesses in order to provide technical and financial support, ensuring that we build a strong work force and labor pool for the future.

Ashland Scenic Campground, LLC Ashland Scenic Campground,LLC
Project Type: Small Business
Location: McDowell County, W.Va.

Hands-on employee training allows for faster expansion
Coldwater Creek Coldwater Creek
Project Type: Existing
Location: Wood County, W.Va.

Training helps clothing company stay competitive
Columbia Forest Products Columbia Forest Products
Project Type: Existing
Location: Nicholas County, W.Va.

Cross-training in multiple functions creates better job performance
DALB, Inc. DALB, Inc.
Project Type: Expansion
Location: Jefferson County, W.Va.

New equipment helps company branch out
DuPont Washington Works DuPont Washington Works 
Project Type: Existing
Location: Wood County, W.Va.

Company creates flexible work force
Ecolab, Inc. Ecolab, Inc.
Project Type: Existing
Location: Berkeley County, W.Va.

Ecolab grows with the help of the GGWFP
Ensign Maintenance Services, Inc. Ensign Maintenance Services, Inc.
Project Type: Existing
Location: Cabell County, W.Va.

Improving efficiency through training
Essroc Cement Corporation Essroc Cement Corporation
Project Type: Existing
Location: Berkeley County, W.Va.

Thousands of training hours made possible by GGWFP
Fairmont Tool, Inc. Fairmont Tool, Inc.
Project Type: Expansion
Location: Cabell County, W.Va.

Safety first as company expands into surrounding states
Greenbrier Communications, Inc. Greenbrier Communications, Inc.
Project Type: Small Business
Location: Greenbrier County, W.Va.

Greenbrier Communications improves value to customers
Homer Laughlin China Homer Laughlin China
Project Type:Expansion
Location: Hancock County, W.Va.

Staying on the cutting edge in the kitchen
Pratt & Whitney Engine Services Pratt & Whitney Engine Services
Project Type:Existing
Location: Harrison County, W.Va.

WV company builds engines to support U.S. military
Swanson Plating Company, Inc. Swanson Plating Company, Inc.
Project Type:Existing
Location: Monongalia County, W.Va.

Employee training helps company get faster, leaner, and more customer-friendly
TRG Customer Solutions TRG Customer Solutions
Project Type:Expansion
Location: Kanawha County, W.Va.

TRG grows to more than 1,300 workers
Weyerhaeuser NR Company Weyerhaeuser NR Company
Project Type:Existing
Location: Braxton and Upshur counties, W.Va.

Specialized skills are enhanced through training funds
Wincore Window Company, LLC Wincore Window Company, LLC
Project Type:Expansion
Location: Wood County, W.Va.

Wincore Window Company, LLC employees participate in the development of safety programs and career curriculum knowledge

Governor's Guaranteed Work Force Program

The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program (GGWFP) attracts new enterprises to West Virginia and encourages the growth and expansion of the state’s existing companies. The program provides training and technical assistance to support effective employee training strategies.