Columbus McKinnon Damascus Plant Expansion Creates 70 New Jobs

Governer Kaine announces 70 new jobs in Washington County, Virginia.

 

RICHMOND – Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced that Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, plans to invest approximately $5 million in its Damascus Hoist Division operations in Washington County. This investment is part of a corporate restructuring that will consolidate certain of its hoist operations to the Damascus plant. The project expects to create approximately 70 new jobs and retain 174 current positions. Virginia successfully competed against three other states for these jobs.

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