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    ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

    Continued Success for Leading Manufacturers

With the right resources on hand, Frederick County is an ideal locale for 21st century advanced manufacturing businesses. These include operations focused on plastics, engineered wood, fabricated metal and bioscience.

Businesses that call our region home reap numerous benefits, including advantages like streamlined permitting, infrastructure availability, competitive electricity rates, a state-of-the-art telecommunication infrastructure and construction costs nearly 14% lower than the national average.

KeyIndustries_AdvancedMFG_Advantages

  • Priority, streamlined local building permit system
  • Construction can commence in a matter of weeks
  • Permit system parallels building schedules

 

Sample Employment Data

Industry Turnover Rate: 6.7%***

5,907

Employed in MFG Sector
Frederick County, VA

 7,420

Employed in MFG Sector
Winchester-Frederick County, VA

7,420

Employed in MFG Sector
Winchester MSA

 622

Machinists
45-Mile Radius*

Sample Wage Data**
Entry: $16.81 p/h
Experienced: $26.47 p/h
Mean: $23.25 p/h

 1,878

Team Assemblers
45-Mile Radius*

Sample Wage Data**
Entry: $10.81 p/h
Experienced: $18.61 p/h
Mean: $16.01 p/h

 1,312

Supv. of Production Workers
45-Mile Radius*

Sample Wage Data**
Entry: $19.71 p/h
Experienced: $36.93 p/h
Mean: $31.19 p/h

 Source:  JobsEQ® | Data as of 2019Q2 unless noted otherwise
*QCEW 2019Q2 for the Frederick County Workforce Draw Area of 45 miles, employment by place of residence
**Wage data from BLS as of 2018 for the Winchester MSA - Winchester, Frederick County, Hampshire County,WV
***JobsEQ Industry Characteristics, 4 quarters ending 2018Q1 (Manufacturing Industry in the Winchester MSA)

Already Operating in Frederick County, VA

 Company  Focus  Employees
 Trex Company  Plastics  500-999
 Rubbermaid Commercial Products  Plastics  500-999
 Thermo Fisher Scientific  Medical Equipment  250-499
 Metromont Corporation  Concrete  250-499
 M&H Plastics  Plastic  250-499
 Annandale Millwork  Wood  100-249
 Monoflo, Inc.  Plastics  100-249
 Quad Graphics  Printing  100-249
 Cives  Metal  100-249
 Ashworth Brothers  Metal  100-249
 Crown Beverage Packaging  Metal  100-249
 Southeastern Container  Plastics  100-249
 Kingspan Insulation  Plastics  100-249
 ZM Sheet Metal  Metal  100-249
 Source: VEC Employment Data, Employee Size Range, Updated: October 2019