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Advantage Valley excels in attracting talent


Advantage Valley is flexing its manufacturing muscle with a wave of new investment and expansions at existing industries that are creating jobs. 

Manufacturers find Advantage Valley attractive because of the region’s workforce-focused training. The region’s booming advanced manufacturing sector has the lowest employee turnover rate in the nation. Top training resources include BridgeValley Community & Technical College, Mountwest Community & Technical College, Southern West Virginia Community & Technical College, the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and the Workforce Development Board of Kanawha County.

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