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GENEDGE PROMOTES DEAN YOUNG TO VICE PRESIDENT, INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Richmond, Va. – Dean Young has accepted the new position of Vice President, Industrial Development at GENEDGE, based in the Richmond office. Dean has worked with GENEDGE for total of 11 years as a third party consultant as well as a GENEDGE Engagement Manager providing consulting, program management and service development. “I […]

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GENEDGE AND THE COMMONWEALTH CENTER FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ANNOUNCE NEW COLLABORATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           Martinsville, Va. — Today GENEDGE and the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) announced they have entered into a mutual Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This MOU indicates GENEDGE will join CCAM as a Government Member. GENEDGE is expected to officially be voted into the consortium during CCAM’s March 2018 board meeting.  GENEDGE […]

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Virginia Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

> Link to Richmond Times-Dispatch posting GENEDGE (aka A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership) Board of Trustees: Gov. Terry McAuliffe, before he left office, announced the following appointment: A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Board of Trustees: John E. Mead of Penhook, CEO of Master Gage & Tool Co. in Danville.  

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ARCONIC AND EASTMAN HOST MANUFACTURING DAY

Martinsville, Va. — Local job seekers toured Arconic and Eastman’s manufacturing facilities to get a behind-the-scenes look at the companies, learn about employment opportunities, and to have any job-related questions answered. GENEDGE, Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, Martinsville Workforce Career Center, and Patrick Henry Community College partnered with Arconic and Eastman to host a Manufacturing […]

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Virginia Governor McAuliffe Proclaims October 6th as Manufacturing Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHEREAS, Manufacturing Day highlights manufacturing careers and educates the public about the benefits of manufacturing careers to individuals and the Commonwealth; and WHEREAS, for generations, manufacturing has played a critical role in Virginia’s diverse economy; driving economic growth and creating jobs; and WHEREAS, manufacturing remains a vital part of Virginia’s private sector […]

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Virginia Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

GENEDGE (aka A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership) Board of Trustees: September 29, 2017 Tamea L. Franco* of Roanoke, President/CEO, Global Metal Finishing, Inc. Richard J. Gagliano, MBA of Charlottesville, President and CEO AccuTec Blades, Inc., Verona Marilyn Hanover, BS/Chemical Engineering*of Penhook, Hanover Business Solutions, LLC; formerly with Sartomer and Dow Chemical Jeffrey S. Jaycox, BS/Engineering of Virginia […]

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GENEDGE Awarded Federal Funding For MedAccred Project

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — GENEDGE received a $1 million multi-year award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for assistance in the Growth through MedAccred project. The award was issued by NIST in response to the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Competitive Awards Program submission by GENEDGE. The request for proposal related to critical manufacturing […]

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GENEDGE Announces Jeff Shook As Project Manager For The Shenandoah Valley Region

Martinsville, Va. — Jeff Shook has joined GENEDGE as a Project Manager with primary responsibility serving clients in the Shenandoah Valley. His office is located at Blue Ridge Community College’s Weyers Cave campus. Having worked at companies such as Pioneer Electronics, Monarch Marking Systems, and FMC Foodtech. Jeff brings over 25 years of industrial experience to GENEDGE. He has […]

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Genedge Names John Hagwood as Project Manager

Martinsville, Va. — John Hagwood has joined GENEDGE as a Project Manager based in Martinsville. John will support GENEDGE engagements statewide, with a primary focus on clients in southside Virginia including our strategic small business program – Enterprise Development Growth Engine (EDGE). John brings over 20 years of experience in manufacturing mostly from the IBM Corporation. While at […]

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