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David Lieving

David Lieving

David Lieving named President & CEO of Huntington Area Development Council (HADCO)

Huntington, West Virginia

Huntington, West Virginia

We are proud of the Huntington region and all it represents. We offer numerous amenities and incentives for you, your family and your company to locate here.

Retail Development

Retail Development

Our area is home to the largest mall in West Virginia with over 150 businesses. The downtown Pullman Square retail area mixes national franchises with local entrepreneurs.

Metalworking

Metalworking

The region is one of the most diversified metalworking areas in the country supplying a variety of products for aerospace, oil and gas, automotive, coal, defense, and pollution control industries.

Transportation

Transportation

Our area is served by two rail lines, passenger rail service, two airports, and Interstate 64. A new intermodal facility is currently being developed. Huntington is also the country’s largest inland port.

Biotech Development

Biotech Development

HADCO partners with Marshall University to promote and market the area’s biotech assets. This includes the development of a biotech incubator at the University.

Taxes Lowered

Taxes Lowered

The WV Corporate Net Income Tax rate was reduced to 6.5% on January 1, 2014. The Business Franchise tax, which is being phased out, was reduced to 0.1% on January 1, 2014.

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Accredited Economic Development Organization

About HADCO

HADCO is a proud member of the Accredited Economic Development Organization. Our mission is to attract new employers to Cabell and Wayne Counties, West Virginia, to retain existing employers, and to help all employers expand their businesses. We market the assets of the greater Huntington area to business prospects looking to relocate or expand. Learn more about us ›

News & Resources

08/22/2016

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) has developed a new fast-track training and retraining program for displaced workers and others with machining experience. RCBI is offering individual NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) testing at its Huntington, Charleston and Bridgeport Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers for those proficient in areas of metalworking. In a very short time, individuals can earn national credentials that expand employment opportunities. The cost is $250 for each NIMS test in any of the seven Level 1 manual metalworking skills. Additionally, RCBI announces an accelerated program for machinists. Individuals who test for and earn three manual machining NIMS certifications will receive college credits and enroll directly in RCBI’s CNC (computer-numerical-control) machining program, eliminating two semesters of coursework. For more information on RCBI’s machining programs or NIMS testing, contact Becky Calwell, Interim Director of Student Recruitment, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 800-469-7224. View...

08/17/2016

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8/22/2016
The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) has developed a new fast-track training and retraining program for displaced workers and others with machining experience. RCBI is offering individual NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) testing at its Huntington, Charleston and Bridgeport Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers for those proficient in areas of metalworking. In a very short time, individuals can earn national credentials that expand employment opportunities. The cost is $250 for each NIMS test in any of the seven Level 1 manual metalworking skills. Additionally, RCBI announces an accelerated program for machinists. Individuals who test for and earn three manual machining NIMS certifications will receive college credits and enroll directly in RCBI’s CNC (computer-numerical-control) machining program, eliminating two semesters of coursework. For more information on RCBI’s machining programs or NIMS testing, contact Becky Calwell, Interim Director of Student Recruitment, at bcalwell@rcbi.org or call 800-469-7224.
8/17/2016
The funds will be used to rehabilitate the airport’s aprons, which will improve commercial, cargo and general aviation services.
8/17/2016
When it comes to federal research grants, schools in our region have to compete with the big boys.In 2015, West Virginia colleges won a little more than $20 million in

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8201 Fraziers Ln
Lesage, WV 25537

Type: Manufacturing

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673 10th Street
Huntington, WV 25701

Type: Office

Sq. Ft.: 26,000

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HADCO President Gary Walton answers questions from a group of Japanese students during a brief stop in Kyoto, Japan.