[U.S.] EDA Funding Keeps Jobs and Businesses in Virginia, Providing a Green Path Forward for Floyd County

Floyd, VA – Among the rolling ridges of Floyd County, Virginia, a quiet economic transformation is underway, powered by innovative businesses, forward-thinking strategies and collaborative investments. Critical to this progress is U. S. Economic Development Administration (US EDA) funding, serving as a catalyst for sustainable growth and prosperity. In a world increasingly focused on environmental stewardship […]

H&V to Make Historic Investment in Floyd County, Virginia

H&V To Make Historic Investment in Floyd:Floyd County won the project over Georgia January 3, 2023 Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V), a global manufacturer of advanced materials used in filtration, battery, and industrial applications, will invest $40.2 million to expand its operation in Floyd County. The company will add over […]

Firehouse Farms Takes Top Prize at the Floyd C4 Business Development Series

November 2, 2021 The 7th annual Floyd C4 Business Development series came to a close on Monday, November 1st, as 6 of the participants in the 6-week business development series gave their best pitch to judges.  Again, this year the program was entirely online.  Contestants had already submitted written business playbooks, which were confidentially scored […]

Floyd County Economic Development Authority has officially launched their new website

Floyd County Economic Development Authority to Launch New Website ( The new website is designed with the Floyd logo that is shared with the Town and County Tourism and Economic Development Departments.  Sharing it across the Town and County tourism and economic development channels empowers community representatives to attract new visitors and investment in support […]

Thomas Industrial Fabrication Coming to Floyd county

Floyd County today announced that Thomas Industrial Fabrication is moving to Floyd, Virginia. The project will bring 28 fulltime jobs to the County, with employees earning about $50,000/year on average, nearly double the average wages of people currently working inside Floyd County ($28,652 according to the Virginia Employment Commission.) The company is buying the former […]