Target Sectors

Chemical and Polymer Hub

Charleston has a long history of chemical production, which has spread throughout the Kanawha County region and West Virginia. Chemical industrial parks provide opportunities for shared services and colocation with existing infrastructure and permitting in place.

Growing Tech Hub

The Charleston Area is host to a growing tech hub due to low operational costs and a quality workforce. 

  • Infor: A global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry opened a new office in Charleston to run cloud applications for U.S. Government agencies and contractors at the federal, state and local levels. 
  • Resolver: One of the fastest-growing business solution and risk management software companies in the world has continued to expand its presence in Charleston. 
  • N3: A technology-enabled sales and marketing execution firm recently located at the West Virginia Regional Tech Park in South Charleston. 
  • Hewlett Packard: HP Enterprise Services, a division of Hewlett-Packard, currently has operations a the Regional tech Park in South Charleston. 

Automotive Components

Charleston has a longstanding relationship with automotive component manufacturers, from Toyota to NGK Sparkplugs to locally owned businesses, the region provides easy access to suppliers of raw materials and a  skilled, reliable workforce. 

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