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WATCH: Gov. Ralph Northam announces $85 million investment bringing 355 jobs to Henry County

Gov. Ralph Northam is in Henry County on Tuesday afternoon for an economic development announcement.
Gov. Ralph Northam is in Henry County on Tuesday afternoon for an economic development announcement.

HENRY COUNTY, Va. – Gov. Ralph Northam was in Henry County on Tuesday afternoon for an economic development announcement.

SCHOCK GmbH, the inventor of quartz composite sinks, will invest $85 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Henry County.

Virginia beat out Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina for the project, which will create 355 new jobs.

Northam made the announcement at the Patriot Centre Shell Building, located at 1320 Beaver Creek Drive in Martinsville.

The governor’s visit was part of his Jobs and Investment Tour, a 12-day tour to highlight $48.2 billion in capital investment and more than 91,500 Virginia jobs.


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