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Appalachian Power brings new aerospace jobs to Advantage Valley region


Advantage Valley is ready for takeoff.  

The region is welcoming aerospace businesses with open arms, thanks to an innovative initiative led by Appalachian Power.  

Counties in the Advantage Valley area are among 21 in West Virginia now certified as “AEROready,” an important designation made by an independent national consulting firm that means they have the necessary workforce, infrastructure and capabilities to support the aerospace industry.  

Working alongside local economic development groups, Appalachian Power led the certification process, which aims to bring new aerospace companies – and, along with them, new jobs – to the region.  

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