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  1. July 30, 2014
    NGInnovations is first West Virginia winner in Shale Gas Innovations contest

    NGInnovations (NGI) is the first West Virginia company to be among the winners in the Shale Gas Innovation contest. Originally...

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  2. July 29, 2014
    Kanawha County startup business receives patent for new tool tote

    Craft-totes, a startup business based in Dunbar, has received a patent from the U.S. Patent Office. The company designs and...

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  3. July 29, 2014
    RCBI adds 3D printing in metal to manufacturing capabilities

    The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) now offers 3D printing in metal. Formerly used to make...

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  4. July 29, 2014
    Protea Biosciences announces new research collaborations

    Protea Biosciences Group has entered into two new research collaborations. The Morgantown-based Protea is working with the...

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  5. July 28, 2014
    West Virginia’s bioscience industry grows 6.9 percent

    The bioscience industry in West Virginia has grown 6.9 percent since 2007. The finding appears in a new study by Battelle and...

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  6. July 28, 2014
    West Virginia businesses journey on trade mission to Mexico

    July 14 – 16 trade mission was led by the West Virginia Development Office International Division in cooperation with the U.S....

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  7. July 25, 2014
    Range Resources commits to supplying ethane to proposed cracker plant

    Range Resources has committed to supplying ethane for ASCENT (Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise), the proposed petrochemical...

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  8. July 25, 2014
    West Virginia ranks #3 among states with fastest-growing economies

    West Virginia’s economy was the third fastest-growing in the nation in 2013, according to the latest report on real Gross...

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  9. July 14, 2014
    West Virginia businesses embark on trade mission to Mexico

    Development Office facilitates export growth CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Nine West Virginia businesses have embarked on a mission to...

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  10. June 26, 2014
    Governor Tomblin, Department of Commerce, celebrate West Virginia's top exporters

    Governor recognizes 100 top WV exporters, sales to 72 different countries CHARLESTON, W.Va. (June 24, 2014)- Gov. Earl Ray...

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  11. June 24, 2014
    West Virginia launches nation’s first incubator dedicated to chemistry

    ChemCeption — the nation’s first incubator focused solely on commercializing chemistry-based technology — is now officially open...

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  12. June 24, 2014
    Asphalt engineering breaks ground for lab in Jefferson County

    Advanced Asphalt Technologies (AAT), an engineering company that specializes in serving the asphalt paving industry, recently...

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  13. June 24, 2014
    Permit requests move plans for Wood County cracker plant forward

    The company studying the feasibility of building an ethane cracker facility in Wood County has applied for two permits. The...

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  14. June 23, 2014
    Federal SBA honors West Virginia 2014 Small Business Award winners

    The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has named several West Virginia business owners as 2014 outstanding entrepreneurs...

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  15. June 23, 2014
    W.Va. Secretary reports success from Japanese investment mission

    The state’s investment mission to Japan was a success, reports Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette.  Key objectives of the...

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  16. June 23, 2014
    WVSBDC business coaches earn professional certifications

    WVSBDC recognized business coaches who had received certifications in specialized capabilities. Josh Jarrell, Deputy Secretary...

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Catherine Zacchi
Catherine Zacchi
Phone (304) 957-9340
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