BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. — New jobs coming to Botetourt County.
TREAD Corporation announced Friday it's expanding operations in Botetourt County, creating 100 new jobs.
TREAD Corp. is a manufacturer of bulk handling equipment for the explosives industry.
Here is the full news release:
Governor McDonnell Announces 100 New Jobs in Botetourt County
~ TREAD Corporation to invest $5 million to expand operation ~
RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that TREAD Corporation, a manufacturer of bulk handling equipment servicing the explosives industry on a worldwide basis, will invest $5 million to expand its operations in Botetourt County. The project will create 100 new jobs. Virginia successfully competed against South Carolina for the project.
Speaking about today’s announcement, Governor McDonnell said, “Botetourt County has been home to TREAD Corporation’s corporate, sales and support, and manufacturing operations since 2004. The company has experienced tremendous growth operating equipment all over the globe from Botetourt, and appreciates the ample workforce found in the region. We are thrilled that TREAD will continue to expand this campus due to the success they have found in Virginia.