Entries by Chesapeake Economic Development

Chemres – Governor McAuliffe Announces $3 Million Investment in the City of Chesapeake

~ Chemres to expand resin production operation, create 16 new jobs ~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Chemres, a global supplier of commodity and engineering resins, will invest $3 million to expand its resin production operation in the City of Chesapeake. The company will purchase additional machinery and equipment. Virginia successfully competed […]

Standard Calibrations, Inc. – Governor McAuliffe Announces 150 New Jobs in the City of Chesapeake

~ Standard Calibrations, Inc. to invest more than $508,500 to expand its engineering operation ~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Standard Calibrations, Inc. (SCI), a global instrumentation and controls company, will invest more than $508,500 to expand its engineering operation in the City of Chesapeake. SCI is experiencing rapid business growth due […]

EDAC December 2017

December’s EDAC meeting will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 8:00 am – 9:00 am at Cox Business. In light of the Holiday Season, the presentation will include a variety of speakers from local nonprofits. Next meeting we will be collecting canned and non-perishable food items to benefit local families in need. Please […]

Register for Sept EDAC – FBI Regional Headquarters

Please join us at the FBI’s regional headquarters this month for EDAC. Absolutely NO: electronics (i.e. iPads, cell phones, cameras, etc). Registration limited to 50 people (no registration, no entry). Keep in mind’s: Due to security concerns you will enter through a metal detector; you will be escorted to and from the restroom. Please register […]

Chesapeake Businesses of the Year 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 11, 2017  Contact: Steven Wright Director, Economic Development City of Chesapeake (757) 382-8040 INIT INC. AND SOUTH NORFOLK JORDAN BRIDGE LLC. NAMED THE 2017 CHESAPEAKE BUSINESSES OF THE YEAR Chesapeake – The Chesapeake Economic Development Authority is pleased to announce their 2017 Business of the Year recipients. INIT Inc. was named the […]