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Why Do Manufacturers Love the Advantage Valley?


Strategic location and low costs are just a couple of reasons manufacturers in Huntington, Charleston and around the region thrive here.

Advantage Valley boasts a robust and growing manufacturing sector that employs more than 21,000 workers. Manufacturers in Huntington, Charleston and the Advantage Valley benefit from a deep supply of skilled workers, a strategic location, integrated transportation network and lower electricity and labor costs.
The region has built growing manufacturing sectors in automotive components, aerospace and aviation, chemicals and polymers, metal fabrication, and food and beverage production.

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