STIHL to invest million into expansion of VB facility

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – STIHL will invest $49 million to expand its Virginia Beach manufacturing facility, the city announced Wednesday. The c...

November 22, 2022
1:16 AM

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – STIHL will invest $49 million to expand its Virginia Beach manufacturing facility, the city announced Wednesday. The company will expand its chain saw guide bar manufacturing facility, adding 26,000 square feet to an existing building, making it 86,000 square feet when it is finished. The project, according to the city, is expected to create 15 jobs with average annual wages of $60,000 to $100,000 per year. 'For nearly 50 years, the City of Virginia Beach has created an ideal environment for STIHL to continue to grow our business and offer meaningful careers to over 2,500 current employees in Hampton Roads,' said Terry Horan, president of STIHL Inc.

Jimmy Laroue